Underground Coal Deposit Geology

Underground Coal Deposit Geology
Resource Development and Operational Support

Raine & Associates have extensive knowledge and operational experience in underground coal mining. Our team is comprised of geologists who have worked at underground coal mines and are proficient in underground and surface support activities. We are familiar with many of the industry standard software packages including Vulcan, Minex and Minescape. Senior team members offer JORC Competent Person status for the public reporting of Mineral Resources and independent technical reviews and audits.
We work in partnership with our clients’ teams to ensure geological activities and outputs appropriately support and inform underground coal mining operations.

Our services include:

  • Pre-Consolidation and Mine Services Drilling Programs
  • Underground Geological Support and Data Collection
  • Underground Inseam Drilling Programs
  • Gas Conformance and Drainage Programs
  • Geological Studies and Assessments
  • Database Support, Auditing and Management
  • Data Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Geological Interpretation and Modelling
  • Resource Estimation
  • Hazard Identification and Hazard Mapping
  • Primary and Secondary Support Compliance
  • Strata Support Monitoring
  • Primary and Secondary Extraction
  • Longwall Moves and Longwall Installation Development
  • Technical Reviews, Due Diligence and Auditing
  • Development, Implementation and Auditing of Procedures
  • Mentoring and Training