Yvette Heritage

Yvette Heritage

Director / Principal Geotechnical Engineer

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Yvette joined SCT in 2005 and consults in geotechnical and hydrological assessments. Yvette’s areas of work ranges from feasibility studies to operational design assessments primarily in the underground coal industry. Yvette is experienced in both underground and surface mine environments and has a wide range of geotechnical and hydrogeological skill sets. 

Yvette is also involved in industry funded ACARP research projects to improve industry understanding of key geotechnical issues within the Australian coal industry. Yvette's key skills include: 

  • Site geotechnical, geological and hydrological investigations
  • Mine site geotechnical engineer (RPEQ, MAusIMM (CP))
  • Numerical modelling of rock failure for roadways, longwall caving and complex excavations 
  • Underground support design and monitoring 
  • Underground and surface geotechnical and geological assessments 
  • Subsidence predictions and impacts assessments 
  • Hydrogeological assessments including overburden conductivity and gas connectivity
  •  Borehole permeability testing

Published Works

ROCK FRACTURE & HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY SUBSIDENCE UNDERGROUND EXCAVATIONS Blog Posts
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