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Engineering Applications

Mining

Mining Services

ConeTec provides a variety of services to the mining industry:

  • CPT Testing
  • Augering
  • Rotary Drilling
  • Sonic Drilling
  • Sampling
  • Geophysical Testing
  • Vane Shear Testing
  • Instrumentation

In the mining industry, cone penetration testing and drilling are essential activities for determining:

  • Slope and tailings dam stability
  • Seepage and flow through the tailings dam
  • Consolidation characteristics of mine tailings
  • Static liquefaction potential
  • Seismic liquefaction potential
  • Environmental contaminants
  • Blast design