Ariberto Sacco - Early Career Engineering Geologist - MineGeoTech

Bsc (Geological Sciences and Technologies) (Engineering Geology Honours)
MSc (Mining Geology)

Ariberto has more than 4 years of practical mining and civil engineering experience having worked on projects across Italy, the United Kingdom and Australia.

In Italy, Ariberto performed Engineering Geology duties for shallow-level foundations and the stability of anthropic caves, while in the UK he worked as a Mine Geologist in Kaolin mines focusing on improving grade control practices. Most recently, Ariberto has worked in Australia as an Engineering Geologist, primarily in underground mines focusing on day-to-day geotechnical activities.

Since joining MineGeoTech in 2019, Ariberto has spent the majority of his time gaining experience on-site. He has spent the last 18 months at EMR’s Golden Grove operation, undertaking the role of a site based geotechnical engineer. In addition, Ariberto has completed other project work including the preliminary geotechnical assessment of Technology Metals Australia Ltd (TMT) Gabanintha Vanadium project (open pit).

Ariberto’s specialities include:

  • Geotechnical and geological mapping
  • Geotechnical, geological and structural logging
  • Rock and soil testing
  • Inspection of development and stopes
  • Ground support scheme selection
  • Geotechnical review of stope and development design
  • Planning of Hydraulic Backfill operations and day-to-day management of a small backfill team