GroundProbe’s Group Geotechnical Sales Specialist, Albert Cabrejo GroundProbe’s Head of Research and Development, Pat Bellett GroundProbe’s Co-Founder, Dr Glen Stickley For the last five years, GroundProbe has been developing a new atmospheric correction technique which has been tested at mine sites around the world. While open pits have been monitored for over […]READ MORE
Thought Leadership: Analysis of Historic Post-Blast Data – A Novel Approach to Optimise Productivity and Profit while Maintaini...
GroundProbe’s Manager – Geotechnical, Peter Saunders GroundProbe’s Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Americas, Andrei Torres Monitoring for slope stability in open-pit mines is a complex undertaking, vital not only for the economic feasibility of the site but also for the safety of those working in the area. It is generally understood that the quality of a […]READ MORE
October 2017 saw a record deployment for GroundProbe’s South African Business Unit with six industry-leading, Series-3 Slope Stability Radars (SSR) delivered to Debswana OLDM – Orapa, Damtshaa and Letlhakane Mines – in Botswana. The six Series-3 radars were comprised of: two SSR-XT replacements at Letlhakane DK1 pit, one SSR-FX replacement at Orapa, one new SSR-FX […]READ MORE
BROAD-AREA COVERAGE ACROSS MULTIPLE LARGE OPEN-PIT MINES The Kolomela Mine is located 22km from Postmasburg in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. The mine produces direct shipping iron ore and is operated by Anglo American. Kolomela Mine consists of three open-pits: Leeuwfontein, Kapstevel and Klipbankfontein. Kolomela Mine has undergone multiple ramp-ups and is currently […]READ MORE
Pit slope stability has been identified as one of Debswana’s business risks, hence the adoption of the SSR across all its major open-cut pits. PDF Case StudyREAD MORE
In 1992, the Smoky Canyon Mine experienced a fatal slope failure. In a proactive measure to lessen the chance of such a tragedy reoccurring, the mine leadership went beyond the requirements of MSHA and other organisations and utilised a Slope Stability Radar (SSR) to monitor an area they considered to be of moderate to high […]READ MORE