Mining Magazine: Rethinking the future of underground mining

Author(s): 
Donna Schmidt interviews SRK's Anne-Marie Ebbels, October 2018
Date: 
Monday, October 1, 2018
First presented: 
Mining Magazine
Type: 
Article
Category: 
Mining

Mining Magazine's reporter Donna Schmidt finds out how some of the industry’s top underground mining engineers are tackling changing conditions, orebodies with more challenging obstacles, and the technological opportunities that lie ahead.

Feature Author

Anne-Marie Ebbels

Anne-Marie Ebbels is a mining engineer with over 18 years’ experience in mining operations and consultancy in Australia and overseas.  Her expertise includes mine design, scheduling, drill and blast, economic modelling, supervision and contract management.  Anne-Marie has significant practical experience in mine planning and scheduling using 5D Planner and EPS.  Consulting experience includes scoping, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, technical reviews, due diligence, economic modelling and site support.  Anne-Marie has mining experience in open stoping, narrow vein mining, caving and drift and fill mining.  Anne-Marie is a competent person for JORC and NI 43-101 Reporting and has completed numerous Ore Reserve reports for lead-zinc, copper and gold deposits.

Principal Consultant (Mining)
BEng (Mining), Grad Dip (Computer Studies), MAusIMM
SRK Melbourne
SRK North America