Itasca Australia delivers customer-focused results in consulting, research & development and software training, sales and support.
Consulting: Itasca has an accomplished workforce of highly qualified mining, geological and civil engineers. Backgrounds range from field engineers experienced in all aspects of mining operations to research and development engineers in rock and soil mechanics. Maintaining a broad-based pool of engineering expertise is critical to achieving our goal to provide clients with practical, focused results that produce the most advantageous solutions to their particular problems. Additionally, the diverse background of personnel ensures that staff are thoroughly familiar with typical design and construction issues and are also uniquely equipped to attack challenging or non-standard problems, while providing practical solutions.
Research & Development: Itasca delivers research outcomes to both private companies and academic institutions. High profile projects presently underway include the Mass Mining Technology Project and the CSIRO Large Open Pit Project. Itasca also supports Universities to undertake research and development, both commercial and academic.
Software Sales, Training, Support and Development: The engineers at Itasca Australia are expert users of the Itasca codes. These engineers provide practical client-focused training either on demand, or through the scheduled training courses documented on this website.
Itasca Australia's engineers are located in Melbourne and Brisbane.
Itasca International, Inc. (III)
Itasca is a global, employee-owned, engineering consulting and software firm, working primarily with the geomechanics, hydrogeological and microseismics communities. We solve problems in many industries including mining, civil engineering, oil & gas, manufacturing and power generation.
Over a history spanning 38 years, Itasca has developed into a firm offering integrated engineering consulting services and software to clients worldwide. Itasca is headquartered in the USA, with subsidiary offices in Minneapolis and Denver, and offices globally in Melbourne, Australia; Sudbury, Canada; Santiago, Chile; Hangzhou, China; Lyon, France; Gelsenkirchen, Germany; Nagpur, India; Johannesburg, South Africa; Asturias, Spain; Luleå and Stockholm, Sweden; Lima, Perú; and Shrewsbury, United Kingdom. Itasca blends local experience with a global perspective and maintains a staff of leading engineers and scientists in fields that include civil engineering, rock mechanics, mining engineering, geophysics, hydrogeology and software engineering. We conduct a face-to-face business in the language of our clients while providing a broad base of expertise for every project by teaming staff from offices across the world.
Itasca combines its background of practical engineering and field experience with unparalleled knowledge of computer modeling and data analysis techniques. We provide the world’s most widely used set of commercial geomechanical-modeling software, along with software for hydrogeological analysis, microseismic processing and geotechnical data visualization. Our state-of-the-art software is sold and supported around the globe through our network of offices and affiliated sales agencies. A significant portion of our consulting services involve the application of these products we have developed over the course of our business to the analysis of rock and soil mass performance, and the engineered structures that are dependent on that behavior.
Operating as both engineering consultants and software developers creates a dynamic interplay where the capabilities of the consultancy are extended with direct access to the internals of the software tools we use. In turn, the software is continuously developed, improved and proven in the real-world problem-solving environment. Itasca's expertise also is utilized frequently for expert testimony in litigation, due diligence reviews and audits, and for permitting and regulatory review. Our spectrum of clients includes mining companies, petroleum service and operating companies, civil design and construction firms, government agencies, research universities, and other engineering consulting firms.