Australian Mining Review October 2022 Edition
SCT had the opportunity to feature in the October edition of the Australian Mining Review in a feature on South32's Illawarra Metallurgical Coal. SCT has a long-standing relationship with South32’s Illawarra Metallurgical Coal (previously AIS, BHP Collieries, Endeavour Coal Illawarra Coal) dating back to March 1989.
International mining and machinery exhibition 2022 - Investment NSW Delegation
SCT's Business Manager Francine Bishop joined a delegation of NSW businesses, hosted by Investment NSW in Mumbai where they met leading mining industry players to learn about their businesses, challenges and drivers.
Winton Gale receives industry excellence award
The Australian Coal Association Research Program (ACARP) held their 2022 Research and Industry Excellence Awards, whilst also celebrating 30 years of ACARP. Yvette Heritage was honoured to attend and collect an award on Winton Gale’s behalf for his “Research excellence in science and advancement of coal burst research”.
SCT Operations Pty Ltd Newly appointed Managing Director
We are pleased to announce Yvette Heritage as our new Managing Director at SCT Operations. Yvette officially stepped into the role from 1st July 2022.
As Managing Director, Yvette will provide leadership and direction, while building on her strong track record of 17 years as a geotechnical engineer.
Mine Subsidence Technological Society
That's a wrap! The Mine Subsidence Technological Society (MSTS) conference has finished up for 2022. This years theme was Subsidence Engineering - From Art to Science and had full program of presentations around recent developments in mine subsidence from technical specialists including case studies.
Core sample of hydraulic fracture
As part of the characterisation work for the CSIRO Mineback Project at Northparkes Mine in NSW, Ken Mills and Jesse Puller of SCT Operations carried out two ANZI overcore measurements from underground to characterise the in situ stresses in three dimensions.
Women in STEM - Sandali Yaddehige encourages young women to "go for it"
Sandali Yaddehige is a third-year double major mining and civil engineering student at Wollongong University and recently worked with SCT as an intern. Sandali encourages young women to “go for it” if they are considering a career in STEM or engineering. She describes the opportunities available as exciting, and she has met inspirational people in her studies and career journey so far.
The Missing Link - Forensic Engineering
As part of a subsidence assessment and other mining approval process requirements for a multi-seam mining operation, SCT has undertaken research in the reliability of the historical mine plan records for this triple seam site.
Australian Mining Review - June 2021 Edition
SCT had the opportunity to feature in the June edition of the Australian Mining Review. Titled "Solid as a Rock" it's a deep dive into the instrumentation SCT provide to the mining and civil industries.
Pike River Mine Re-Entry Update
On the 17th of February 2021 the Pike River Recovery Agency reached the roof fall in the Pike River Mine Re-entry project. SCT personnel, including Stuart MacGregor and Chris Lee, have been working closely with the PRRA and other technical experts towards this significant milestone. This is the culmination of three years of planning and execution.