Alex Phillips - Senior Geotechnical Engineer - MineGeoTech

Bsc (Geology) (Honours)
MSc (Mining Geology)
MAusIMM (CP) Geotechnical

Alex has over 20 years’ industry experience managing projects in drilling, mining, quarrying and civil construction, accumulating a wide range of skills, such as team leadership, commercial and contractor management, consultant relationships and health & safety management.

His experience includes:

  • Conducting geotechnical inspections of development and stopes, maintaining regular assessments and audits of ground support, developing rehabilitation plans
  • Assessments of ground conditions and rock mass characteristics, development of additional or remedial support plans and sequencing in problem areas
  • Review of development, paste, firing, cable, support and stope plans against geotechnical hazards using Deswik, AutoCAD, UnWedge, Dips and Gem4D
  • Monitoring of installed seismic event detection systems and production of periodic reports
  • Probe drill planning, tell-tale monitoring, brow and draw point support plans
  • Training of junior Geotechnical personnel
  • Project work; Mines Department Audit, Stope panel sequencing and Support Corrosion assessment
  • Project coordination and set-up of an underground Lidar Laser scanning team of technicians on 24/7 operations