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Session 8b | Slope stability

Stream B
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Eureka Room 3
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Mr Matthew Woods
Superintendent Geotechnical Engineering
Newcrest Mining Limited

Session 8b | Session Chair


Matthew is a geotechnical engineer with over 15 years operational experience. His experience covers both large scale open pit and underground mining operations in Nickel and Gold. Matthew has worked in a range of underground mining methods including sub-level caving, narrow vein and longhole open stoping in high stress and squeezing ground conditions.
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Dr Abdul Bari Jahed
Phd Scholar
University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan

Some considerations on rock slope stability issues in Afghanistan with emphasis on Kandahar Region

4:15 PM - 4:35 PM


Abdul Bari Jahed has a bachelor of civil engineering in Kandahar University, Afghanistan, 2006, Master degree from Asian Institute of Technology, AIT, Bangkok 2013, Thailand, and is pursuing his PhD in the university of Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan.
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Glen Guy
Principal Geotechnical Engineer
Encompass Mining

3D limit equilibrium and finite element model development and calibration for coal mine slopes

4:35 PM - 4:55 PM


Glen Guy is a director and principal geotechnical engineer with the multi diciplinary consulting firm Encompass Mining. Glen has over 25 years in exploration and mining starting his career as a exploration geologist on a geothermal exploration program in Java Indonesia. Work has taken him to New Zealand, Mongolia, Indonesia, Mozambique and throughout Australia with roles in exploration, operational support, project management and consulting. Glen is currently based in Brisbane and operates a team of 7 geotechnical engineers providing design support and advice to the extractive industry.
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Clement Amagu Amagu
PHD Student
Rock Mechanics Laboratory, Graduate School Of Engineering, Hokkaido University

An analysis of impact of weak rock formation on mining-induced deformation of rock slope

4:55 PM - 5:15 PM


Amagu, Amagu Clement is currently a PhD student at Division of Sustainable Resources Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Japan. Amagu Clement Ogata holds a MSc in Resources Engineering from Hokkaido University and Kyushu University, Japan. His research focuses mostly on the field measurement and numerical modeling of rock slope stability at an open-pit mine.