Geotechnical Risk Assessment Register for historic mine site

Geotechnical Risk Assessment Register for historic mine site

Location

New South Wales, Australia

The project site encompasses several operational facilities that include open-cuts, tailings storage facilities, water management infrastructure, processing plants, and historical and operational mine shafts. Mining at the colliery ceased in 2016 and SLR supported the client to develop a Detailed Mine Closure Plan and associated mine operating plan for government approval. SLR developed a detailed geohazard risk register for all site infrastructure including previously remediated sites, and then developed risk management strategies for the geohazard identified. Cost effective recommendations took into consideration the long-term effects of geotechnically significant infrastructure such as dams, dykes, retaining walls, adits and historical pits on future land use and liability.