Mine GeoTech Mine GeoTech Mine GeoTech Mine GeoTech Mine GeoTech Mine GeoTech Mine GeoTech Mine GeoTech
Mine GeoTech
MineGeoTech Pty Ltd
ABN 16 088 105 168
PO Box 8049, Perth WA 6849

Emma Jones

Principal Study Manager - Geotechnical
BEng (Geological)
MEngSc (Mining Geomechanics)

Emma has more than 15 years of experience in geotechnical engineering.

She spent 7 years in the Kalgoorlie region during which she gained experience in both open pit and underground mining, with exposure to several different mining methods and geotechnical environments. In 2010, Emma moved onto regional based roles that allowed her to work intimately with Open Pit and Underground operations located not only in Australia but in Papua New Guinea, Zambia and Saudi Arabia.

In 2012, Emma was a finalist in Chamber of Minerals & Energy Women in Resources Awards for Outstanding Young Professional Women. In 2013, she was a finalist in the Western Australia Telstra Business Awards in the Young Business Women category and in the Private and Corporate Sector Award category.

Her specialties include:
  • Rock mass response to excavation assessments, including rock fall investigations and response plans
  • Ground support scheme design, including cost analysis and optimisation
  • Seismic system design, monitoring and analysis
  • Numerical modelling
  • Open pit & underground feasibility studies and failure assessments
  • Mentoring and training of geotechnical engineers
  • Audits (Hi Impact and in house) and third-party review of geotechnical studies
  • GCMP and procedural development
  • Vertical development and placement design
  • Underground mining and development sequencing 

Emma's full resume is available on request