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Underground Mining Infrastructure

Arkhill Engineers have the experience and expertise in planning Civil, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical engineering design and certification for many projects including:


  • Boxcut and portal structure, men and material drift structures, highwall stabilisation works
  • Design of new and upgrade existing Material Handling infrastructure including:


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  • Ventilation fan infrastructure, overcasts and stoppings
  • Service boreholes, ballast/concrete drophole design, concrete kettles, shaft liners assessments
  • Development of repair methodology for damaged infrastructure
  • Access upgrades including stairways, ladders, platforms and walkways
  • Erosion and sedimentation control plans
  • Reclaim tunnels and feeder chamber stations
  • Mine dewatering, borehole pumps
  • Underground logistics storage and handling facilities
  • Tank storage facilities


Arkhill Engineers can complete Water Assessments including flood studies, and design surface infrastructure including diversion drains, dams, siphons, pontoons and buried conduits.

Planning and design  of Services infrastructure such as firewater and sprinkler systems, slurry and tailings process water systems, solcenic, oils, compressed air, stormwater, sewer, power and communications.

Arkhill Engineers offer full support and will coordinate and manage your project including inspections, commissioning and technical support and will liaise with regulatory authorities for planning approvals.

  • Trunk, Drift and Gate conveyors
  • Tripper Stations, Jibs, LTU, drive stations, tail ends;
  • Underground surge bins
  • Underground conveyor transfer stations, sixing, feeders and screens stations
  • Conveyor throughput upgrades
  • 2D and 3D drafting, 3D chute modelling and design