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Itasca is pleased to welcome Dr Ian Brunton as a Principal Geotechnical Engineer of Itasca Australia based in the new Itasca office in Brisbane. Ian has more than 15 years of industry experience in a wide range of positions including Geotechnical Engineer (Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines; Connell Wagner), Senior Geotechnical Engineer (Newcrest Mining Limited), Senior Research Engineer (University of Queensland), and Geotechnical Superintendent (Newcrest Mining Limited).

Itasca Supports ACG - Ground Support Systems Optimisation Research Project

Itasca Australia is attending and sponsoring the 11th International Symposium on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting, also known as ‘FRAGBLAST 11’, to be held from 24-26 August at the Sheraton on the Park hotel in Sydney.

The FRAGBLAST series is the worldwide forum for a scientific and technical update on all aspects of rock blasting and explosives engineering.

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One Week…Two Levels… Endless Possibilities!

Itasca is pleased to announce that Dr. Matthew Pierce has been appointed as Director of the Rio Tinto Centre for Underground Mine Construction (RTC-UMC).

Itasca Consulting Group organized a one-day workshop at the 2014 ARMA conference held at the University of Minnesota on June 1st. The workshop was well attended with over 50 participants. By bringing together geothermal reservoir engineers, numerical modelers and rock mechanics experts, the workshop goals were to identify the challenges and issues associated with the engineering of geothermal reservoirs, provide a platform for the exchange of knowledge and communication and aid in the development of innovative ideas and solutions.

FLAC/FLAC3D Combined Course Offering

This September, a combined FLAC/FLAC3D course will be offered in Toronto for the first time. This will be a four-day introductory level course covering the basics of 2D and 3D geomechanical analyses. Practical applications in mining and civil engineering will be covered including topics such as:

Itasca Promotes Block, Panel and Sublevel Caving at Caving 2014 — the 3rd International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving

The Itasca International offices in Santiago, Chile and Minneapolis, MN co-sponsored the 3rd International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving, Caving2014, in Santiago de Chile, from June 4-6, 2014. This is the third of a series of symposia dedicated to Cave Mining and follows the first symposium held in Cape Town, South Africa in 2007 and the second, held in Perth, Australia in 2010.

Itasca Major Sponsor and Contributor
to ARMA Conference