Mining Engineering

Since its inception, Agapito Associates, Inc. (AAI) has provided mining engineering services across a wide spectrum of mining methods and materials, including underground, surface, highwall, and solution mining.

Materials/minerals mining that AAI have performed include soft- and hard-rock depositional environments:

  • Coal
  • Potash
  • Phosphate
  • Limestone
  • Oil Shale
  • Salt
  • Trona (soda ash)
  • Base Metals
  • Precious Metals
  • Industrial Minerals/Aggregates

In addition to general mine design services, AAI has capabilities in the following areas:

  • Rock mechanics including laboratory testing
  • Mine ventilation engineering
  • Mine planning, include geologic modeling and operations, scheduling, staffing requirements
  • Detailed mine design, including geotechnical analysis and infrastructure requirements, capital and operating costs
  • Ground control and subsidence engineering
  • Blasting engineering
  • Exploration programs and resource/reserve evaluations
  • Geotechnical instrumentation installation
  • Mining methods and equipment specification for:
    • Longwall mining
    • Room-and-pillar mining
    • Hard rock mining , including block caving and backfilling
    • Surface and highwall mining
  • Permitting
  • Merger and acquisition due diligence, operation audits
Mountain Coal
Mountain Coal
Trapper Mine
Trapper Mine
Colony Mine
Colony Mine
Subsidence Risk Evaluation
Subsidence Risk Evaluation
Project Summaries & Publications: Mining Engineering
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