Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Mr Lachenicht has 25 years’ experience in mining geomechanics ranging from consulting, research projects, studies to mine operational experience. Over the course of his experience, positions held include manager, senior geotechnical engineer, geotechnical superintendent and principal geotechnical engineer roles with associated levels of responsibility.
A key focus of Mr Lachenicht's experience has been to identify, mitigate and manage geotechnical risks for mining companies within open pit to high stress underground operations encompassing both weak and strong rock mass environments.
BSc Mining Engineering, 1993
University of the Witwatersrand
Chamber of Mines Rock Engineering Certificate
Chamber of Mines, South Africa
Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS
Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM)