We pride ourselves on high quality work, independence and ability to solve complex problems. Terra Firma staff are experienced across a wide spectrum of activities from the preparation of Principal Hazard Management Plans through to reviewing operating objectives and undertaking productivity improvements in the workplace.
WHAT WE DO
MEET THE TEAM
Lincoln has over 20 years’ experience in underground mining and mine production management and has strong operational and technical expertise with particular experience in operating and selecting a wide range of mining equipment for use in very adverse mining conditions. He specialises in higher risk activities such as adverse mining conditions, ground recovery and emergency response.
He has a Diploma in Mining Administration and holds a 1st Class Coal Mine Manager Certificate of Competence (NZ and NSW by trans-Tasman recognition), and Coal Mine Underviewer, Coal Mine Deputy and B Grade Tunnel Manager Certificates of Competence. Lincoln is registered with WorkSafe NZ as a Mine Incident Controller. He is also an active member of the NZ Mines Rescue Service and a member of the Mine Managers Association of Australia and the Australasian Institute of Minerals and Metallurgy.
Lucy has worked in the environmental resource management arena for over 15 years, most recently in private consultancy, and has extensive experience in processes under the Resource Management Act. Her clients have included those in the power, tourism and dairying industries, and the range of projects she has been involved in include resource consenting and plan/policy development.
She holds a Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering and a Post Graduate Diploma in Resources and Environmental Planning.
Craig is a mining industry professional with over 40 years’ experience in operational, engineering and senior management roles. He has key competencies in mine organisation, strategic planning, organisational change and contract negotiations.
Craig is a Mining Engineer with an honours degree in Mineral Technology and a 1st Class Coal Mine Manager’s Certificate (NZ and QLD). He is registered as a Mine Incident Controller with WorkSafe NZ and is a member of the NZ Extractive Industry Advisory Group. He has recently been appointed to the Board of Examiners for the extractive industry.
• Underground mining
• Roadway and tunnel development
• Stone drivage
• Equipment selection and operation
• Roof support systems and
• Ground recovery and salvage works.
• Secondary support installations
• Strata control monitoring
• Gas monitoring and supervision
• Ventilation auditing/monitoring
• Ventilation monitoring system design & installs
Terra Firma offers a range of mine management support;
• Preparation of management and process plans and mining standards.
• Relief for Site Senior Executives, Mine Managers, Under Managers, Deputies, Tunnel Managers and Ventilation Officers.
• Statutory inspections.
• Compliance audits, production loss investigations, productivity improvement studies on staff and machinery.
• Independent risk assessments.
In addition to operational expertise, Terra Firma can provide assistance with organisational governance and management including:
• Organisational change
• Contract negotiations
• Strategic planning
• Project management.
Terra Firma is also able to provide coaching and mentoring for operators, front line staff and middle management.
Terra Firma can also develop and present training material for operators.
Terra Firma can undertake specialised civil services including portal construction, ground support, contouring and rehabilitation works.
Terra Firma has specialised machinery for earthmoving of a confined nature or with difficult access.
With a strong background in the mining industry, Terra Firma can provide a support role for your management team or project manage with complete control of operations from planning to health and safety.
We offer earthwork services such as site preparation, trenching and hole boring. Driveway creation and leveling, ground contouring and large landscape projects for residential and commercial situations.
Terra Firma has very strong safety values, and believes that all accidents are preventable. Staff have an excellent knowledge of New Zealand and Australian mining legislation and the Health and Safety in Employment Act, and can prepare, monitor and audit site Health and Safety Management Systems and Health and Safety Operating Plans.
Other services offered include conducting emergency preparedness reviews and training, compliance audits and independent incident investigations.
With their thorough knowledge of the mining regulations, Terra Firma staff are able to assist operators in meeting their statutory requirements, including preparation and review of Principal Hazard Management Plans and Principal Control Plans.
GET IN TOUCH
Terra Firma Mining Limited, PO Box 67, Ngaruawahia 3742, New Zealand
Phone +64 (0272) 409-108
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