JDK offers industry-leading mining solutions for a diverse client base. Our experienced design and exploration teams are focused on achieving outstanding results by exceeding best practice recommendations. Our team of mining engineers offers the following mining services:


JDK mining team is a proven partner and significant force within the Australian mining industry and has proven capabilities internationally.

Our mining design services include:

  • Rock cut and tunnel design, specifically for large-scale excavation (rock slopes and high wall design)
  • Blast design and review for PPV (Peak Particle Velocity) assessment within sensitive locations
  • Assessment of bearing capacity for landing pad design
  • Geotechnical design of mechanically stabilised earth (MSE) walls and landslide diversion barriers
  • Feasibility studies, mine roadway alignment studies and longwall panel design
  • Design and geotechnical assessment of large-scale earthworks and rock-fill dams
  • Design of fire trail roadways and dams for water diversion
  • Geological mapping and evaluation of cut slopes
  • Foundation designs (deep and shallow)

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Mining Geology

JDK is a proven and capable leader in the coal and hard rock mining industry. Our specialist team can provide extensive industry best practices throughout mining operations;

  • Critical Areas Audit (CAA) third-party review
  • Longwall structure flight plans
  • Longwall bolt-up and moves
  • CMRR (Coal Mine Roof Rating) analysis
  • Hazard plans and permits to mine
  • Core, RC (Reverse Circulation) and RAB (Rapid Air Burst) geological drilling logging and analysis
  • Geochemical analysis of datasets
  • Resource estimation and QA/QC management (JORC compliant)
  • Installation and monitoring of geotechnical instrumentation (Radar, Prisms and DTM datasets)
  • Soil and groundwater contamination testing
  • Risk identification and management through the implementation of TARP’s and other safe work management plans
  • Blast plan design review for resource management and production planning

Exploration Geology

JDK Exploration is a recognised mining engineer leader with extensive industry experience and a proven track record. Our diverse exploration geology services include:

  • Exploration RC-Diamond drilling, design, and project management
  • Logging RC-Diamond datasets and database management
  • Geophysical exploration planning and assessment
  • Geochemical analysis of datasets – XRF, fire assay, ICP, and aqua regia
  • Bulk density testing and analysis
  • QA/QC design and management in compliance with JORC
  • Cultural heritage management
  • Remote area surveying review and assessment
  • Soil sampling and remote area geological reconnaissance
  • Geotechnical instrumentation installation and reporting
  • Aerial photo interpretation, GIS mapping, and analysis of LiDAR and satellite imagery

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