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What We Do

Civil geotechnical engineering consultants

Design excellence for mining and infrastructure

Our geotechnical engineers have extensive experience in the design and construction of mining and civil infrastructure projects across Australia, Canada, Africa and South-East Asia. We excel in assessing and managing geotechnical risks, optimising design, and ensuring safe and efficient mining operations.

From planning and feasibility studies to site investigations, design, auditing and construction supervision, our methods are designed to optimise productivity and capital expenditure. Our dedicated team has the skills and knowledge to overcome any engineering challenge while prioritising environmental integrity.

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Civil Geotechnical Engineering

We combine geotechnical, hydrological and environmental engineering expertise to provide comprehensive design solutions for mining infrastructure including open pits, slopes, mine waste management and stormwater infrastructure. We also have experience delivering non-process mine infrastructure including haul roads, railways, airstrips, pipelines, pump stations, and water and earth retainment structures.

With our advanced aerial surveying technology and immersive tailings management software, we provide an unparalleled level of accuracy and detail that enhances our geotechnical expertise. This, combined with our field investigation capabilities, empowers clients with exceptional data insights to minimise risks and maximise operational efficiency from conception to commissioning.

Our expertise includes:

  • Project planning and scoping
  • Field investigation services including our own CPT rig
  • Engineering design
  • Survey control
  • Site laboratory testing services
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Optimisation studies

Construction Supervision and Quality Assurance

REC is your trusted partner throughout the construction process, supporting delivery to ensure that every aspect of your project meets the most stringent safety, regulatory and performance requirements.

From the initial design phase to the final stages of completion, our dedication to excellence guarantees optimised efficiency and sustainability for your mining operations.

Whether you require ongoing supervision or occasional support, we offer flexible arrangements to accommodate project needs. We take a proactive approach to problem solving to ensure minimal delays, anticipating changes that may impact the program schedule to ensure your project is delivered on time and on budget.

Our services include:

  • Quality control and supervision of all earthworks
  • Project management
  • Testing for soil liner permeability
  • Inspecting foundations
  • Criteria for materials acceptance
  • Field and Laboratory testing, including standard or specialised testing
  • Contract tendering and technical specifications