Fortescue Structural Integrity

Shifted Designs provided comprehensive structural engineering services for Fortescue's Christmas Creek and Cloudbreak minesites, ensuring the safety, reliability, and efficiency of their structures. Our experienced team of structural engineers continues to support Fortescue's ongoing operations by addressing any structural challenges that may arise and enhancing the performance of the facilities. We prioritise resource efficiency, energy conservation, and responsible materials selection, contributing to Fortescue's goal of responsible resource extraction while reducing the environmental footprint.

Shifted Designs provides comprehensive structural engineering services to the mining industry. With our deep understanding of the unique challenges and requirements of mining operations, we are dedicated to delivering exceptional services to our clients.

From project inception to completion, we collaborate closely with mining companies, offering comprehensive structural engineering expertise and innovative design solutions. Our highly skilled team of engineers is committed to ensuring the structural integrity, safety, and efficiency of mining structures while maximising operational performance and minimising downtime. At Shifted Designs, we are your trusted partner in achieving success in the dynamic and demanding mining industry.

Services include

Providing full on-site structural engineering support to mining projects, offering expertise and guidance throughout all stages of development. Our team works closely with mine operators, contractors, and stakeholders to deliver innovative and practical engineering solutions that align with project goals and timelines.

  • Prioritise the long-term structural integrity of mining facilities.
  • Develop proactive strategies to identify and address potential issues before they escalate through comprehensive assessments, monitoring, and analysis.
  • Minimise downtime, enhance safety, and optimise the lifespan of mining structures.
  • Understand the critical importance of identifying and managing structural defects and risks in mining operations.
  • Conduct thorough inspections, utilising advanced techniques and technologies to detect and assess defects.
  • Provide actionable recommendations to mitigate risks and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Offer targeted remediation solutions where structural deficiencies are identified.
  • Develop cost-effective and efficient strategies to address structural conditions to ensure the safety and reliability of mining structures.
  • Collaborate closely with clients to minimise disruptions to operations and optimise project timelines.
  • Assist mining companies in the early stages of project scoping and feasibility assessment.
  • Provide valuable insights and technical expertise to support decision-making processes.
  • Help clients determine the most viable and cost-effective structural solutions by analysing site conditions, load requirements, and project objectives.

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