REE Managing Director achieves EngExec

By Red Earth Engineering In News, Peer review / Subject Matter Expert No comments

Symon Jackson BE (Hons), CPEng, FIEAust, EngExec, RPEQ, NER has successfully completed the requirements to be recognised by the EngExec post-nominals awarded by Engineers Australia. As defined by Engineers Australia “The EngExec post-nominal immediately communicates the well-earned prestige of those leading at the highest tier of their industry”. REE team is very proud of our…

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Always looking to support a good cause

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REE is sponsoring and supporting our client’s staff member in his quest to aid a great cause through Act For Peace Ration Challenge. We are sponsoring the upcoming Groote Eylandt Mine Site Challenge community golf day. This is the second year REE is supporting this event and we are proud of the continual involvement with…

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REE engineer awarded a site safety award at Rio Tinto site

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Christoph Armstrong, geotechnical engineer supervising work on site has been awarded a Stop and Seek help award by the client’s General Manager. During the toolbox that was attended by the GM, Christoph talked about his activities on site and how he identified new critical risks for routine work. The GM was so impressed with Christoph’s…

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REE develops innovative and practical Trigger Action Response Plans (TARPs) for tailings dams’ operations at Rio Tinto sites

By Red Earth Engineering In News, Tailings and Water Dams No comments

The importance of tailings dams’ (or Tailings Storage Facilities – TSFs) governance, particularly following recent incidents in Brazil and Australia has once again shone the spotlight on the safety of mining operations, and specifically their dams (ref. https://www.unenvironment.org/news-and-stories/story/dam-or-be-damned-mining-safety-under-scrutiny ). Implementation of Trigger Action Response Plans (TARPs) are an invaluable tool.  TARPs are a monitoring and response procedure…

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REE – grouting for success as part of a new tailings dam

By Red Earth Engineering In Geotechnical Engineering, News, Tailings and Water Dams No comments

Recently Red Earth Engineering (REE) has been involved with detailed geotechnical investigations and grouting trials for a proposed 1.6km long by 18 m deep grout curtain which is to be constructed below a new tailings impoundment dam. REE was responsible for designing and executing a series of grouting trials. The purpose of the trials has…

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REE Director Presents to Rio Tinto’s Global Tailings Community

By Red Earth Engineering In News, Tailings and Water Dams No comments

Wade Ludlow (REE Director) recently presented a technical webinar to the Rio Tinto Global Tailings Community (over 300 tailings professionals world wide). Wade’s presentation was a summary and discussion of key tailings storage facility (TSF) design and management updates from the 2017 Tailings and Mine Conference in Banff, Canada. The topics discussed included recent TSF…

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