Geotechnical Design for Underground Metalliferous Mines Course

Course Facilitator
Associate Professor Johan Wesseloo
Australian Centre for Geomechanics, The University of Western Australia

This course is designed to develop specific underground metalliferous mining geomechanics design competencies for engineers to enhance their contribution to mine site geomechanics programs.

This course will be held 08:00–12:30 AWST (15–19 May 2023)

Course topics include:
Intact rock strength
Rock mass characterisation
Stresses in rock masses
Rock mass failure criteria
Excavation design
Stope design
Numerical modelling
Pillar design

Please feel to contact the ACG at if you have any queries.

May 15, 23 @ 08:00 — May 19, 23 @ 12:30
08:00 — 12:30

Perth, Western Australia and Online