„EVERY PROJECT IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN, TO FIGURE OUT PROBLEMS AND CHALLENGES, TO INVENT AND REINVENT” — DAVID ROCKWELL
Some of the Key Projects our Key People were involved in:
Environmental Assessments Level I & II (Romania) - Environmental Permitting Reports.
Environmental Assessments Level I & II (Romania) - Mine Closure Reports.
Environmental Assessments Level I & II (Romania) - Municipal Solid Wastes Landfill Reports.
Phase I Preliminary Risk Assessment Projects (UK).
Phase II Site Investigation, Risk Estimation, Risk Evaluation Projects (UK).
Phase III Risk Management Projects (UK).
Waste Management Strategies in the Jiu Valley for Environmental Rehabilitation Purposes (Romania).
Development of an Integrated Waste Management Strategy in Jiu Valley and a Monitoring Database (Romania).
Environmental Protection Studies and Pollution Risk Assessment in Petrosani Depression (Romania).
Local Environmental Action Plan for Hunedoara County (Romania).
Ciudanovita Underground Mine Rehabilitation (Romania) - Sampling, analysis, feasibility and remediation design for a closed uranium complex of mines.
Regional Development Study for the Jiu Valley (Romania).
Regional Development Study for Gorj County (Romania).
Regional Development Study for the Mining Region of Jiu Valley, Hunedoara County (Romania).
Determination of the Degree of Soil Pollution in the Former Storage Area of Petroleum Products, the Perimeter Affected and the Quantity of Contaminated Soil (Romania).
Implementation in the Mining Industry of Unconventional Technology for Environmental Rehabilitation by Injection of Waste Water & Sludges into Deep Permeable Geological Strata (Romania).
Utilization of Green Chemicals in Non-Energy Extractive Industries (Romania) - Preparation of modified nanofibrillar celluloses (NFC) for flotation, flocculation and dewatering, and water purification in mining industry (CELMIN) - Developing concepts for environmental-friendly effective green chemicals by the chemical modification of nanofibrillar celluloses (NFCs) to be functional in mining applications responsible for dissolved and suspended solids load. Labs researches regarding of NFCs, in-situ sampling.
Stability and Rehabilitation Analysis of AURUL Tailing Dam and its Perimeter (Romania) - Analysis of the chemical and physical stability of the AURUL Tailing Dam, concerning the design of the tailing dam. Increasing of its volume with new materials of an older tailing dam. Map digitising of the new sizes of the tailing dam. Chemical analyses in the lab and their interpretation. Modelling of the geomechanical stability.
Technical Project to Rehabilitate HICART Site (Prundu Bargaului, Romania) - Rehabilitation of the soil, historically polluted with hydrocarbons. Economic and environmental aspects to reintegrate the area in the economic circuit of the RAAL Company. On-Site and labs soil analysis and field observation. Researching the best economic and financial method to rehabilitate the soil. Environmental impact assessment.
Innovative Technologies for Reconnaissance, Fighting and Monitoring of Coal Fires in China – Phase A and B (Germany & China) - Analysis of the thermal effects of the coal fires over the surrounding rocks and layers in a case of coal fires. Creating new firefighting material with Chinese resources. On-site measurements and field observation to calibrate the models and simulation method. Managing of the Chinese resources to develop and analyse the firefighting material. Environmental impact assessment.
Closing Construction in the Shaft 308 of WISMUT GmbH – Horizontal Abutment & Construction Technique (Germany) - Evaluation of a method and simulation works for backfilling works of the Shaft 308. Laboratory works and computer simulations to improve the method and geomechanical properties of the backfill.
Investigations for Conception of a Material Construction or Backfill for Underground Mine (Germany) - Evaluation of the material (especially waste material) to create a backfill with all available data and to set up of high mechanical properties and reduce costs. Laboratory analyzes as well as computer simulations.
Shield Driving of DREWAG for Railway Crossing of DB AG in the Range of Ammon and Ehrlich Street in Dresden (Germany) - Technical and management issues to improve the tunnels stability. Finding out the main mechanical properties of the gravel (soil). A numerical simulation regarding tunnel excavation was undertaken.
Critical Analysis of the Backfill in Excavated Area (Germany) - Elaboration of several technical studies regarding underground backfills in a potash mine. The backfill use (underground plug) based on laboratory analyses and its geometry was to protect the underground workers against an H2 explosion (circa 300 bars). Site visits and sampling for laboratory analyses as well as underground measurements of the analysed area. Numerical simulation to improve the geometry of the backfill (plug) as well as to simulate the impact of the explosion over it (2D and 3D).
Investigation of Drill Core from Loose and Compressed Salt in Werra Potash Mine, Merkers Mining Field (Germany) - Evaluation of the existing underground backfill (salt) and potential improvement of its mechanical properties. Laboratory analyses to establish the effect of the time over the properties of the backfill. The purpose of the backfill was to improve the stability of the roof and pillars. Numerical simulation.
Stability Investigation of Selected Parts in Horst-Pester Gallery of the Engel Mine in Ralingen (Germany) - Evaluation of the requirements for a roof excavation to decrease the losses in the gypsum mine, as well as to calculate the stability of the former mine (more than 20 years) and the new situation with higher galleries. Site visits in the gypsum mine to analyse the situation of the pillar. Underground measurements as well as laboratory analysis regarding the geomechanical parameters of the gypsum in the pillars. 3D simulation of the underground tested area to verify the stability of the excavated galleries with a higher roof.
Advisory Opinion on Stability to Excavate the Caolin Above and Sideways Near "Mechthild-Tunnel" of Amberger Kaolinwerke Eduard Kick GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) - Evaluation of the caolin rockmass around the tunnel. The HSE aspects, as well as technical aspects, have been analysed. On-site data evaluation. Simulation and calculation of the caolin excavation.
Works on Extensions Planning of Obrigheim Gypsum Mine (Germany) - Calculation and evaluation of the layouts and excavation plans to increase the lifetime of the mine. Stability assessment as well as mining ventilation conceptual design of the mine. Evaluation of the environmental impact of the extended mine. Laboratory works regarding the geomechanical parameters of the gypsum, as well as ventilation measurements and design. The major items of the project have been done by modelling and simulate in 3D the new stability of the mine.
Investigation on Mining with Maximum Efficiency of the Minerals with Low Grades Small and Medium Processing Plants (Romania) - Evaluation of the technical and economical processes for the mining of the minerals with low grades to improve the economic impact of the small and medium processing plants. Concepts of the economic efficiency for such plants. Economic and technical evaluation, calculation of the cash-flow regarding Romanian standards (in 2002) including the bank deposits evaluation, risk assessment of the investment.
Study of General Ventilation of the Varatec Mine in the E.M. Baiut Mining Field and Design of the Necessary Works to Mine the Vein 200 - Financial aspects of the mining ventilation.
Rockmass Classification in Lonea Mining Field (Romania).
Optimisation of Drilling Parameters in Ores and Hard Rock Quarries (Romania).
Research to Extract Platinum from Coal Wastes from the Mineral Processing Pants in the Jiu Valley (Romania).
Preliminary Technical Survey of The Blue Nile Mines Ltd. - Manganese (Sudan).
The Influence of Geomechanical Parameters on Safety Factors for the Horizontal Mining Works in the Jiu Valley (Romania).
In-situ Researches and Measurements of Stresses and the Deformation and Pressure Regimens in Underground Mining Works (Romania).
Environment Rehabilitation Studies in the Valea Jiului Mining Area (Romania).
Use of Zeolites for the Stabilization and Rehabilitation of Contaminated Land with Heavy Metals (Romania).
Telluride and Selenide Bearing Gold-Silver Deposits, (Norway).
Environmental Assessment Level II for Municipal Solid Wastes in the Landfill of Valea lui Mihai City Landfill (Romania);
Documentation Required for the Integrated Environmental Permit for the Mineral Processing Plant and Valea Salistei Tailings Dam for ROSIAMIN - ROSIA MONTANA SA Branch (Romania). General Technical Guidelines on Integrated Pollution Prevention, Reduction and Control and preparation of the necessary documentation for obtaining the environmental permit.
Environmental Assessment Level I & Risk Assessment for the Municipal Solid Waste Disposal (Romania).
Human Health Effects due to Toxic Organic Compounds from Coal (Romania).
Risk Assessment and Rules for the Preparation of the Drilling Method Statement for Compliance with the Vibration Norms in Sfantu Ioan Baia Mare Quarry (Romania).
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