Mining & Minerals

Mining and mineral export is one of the cornerstones of the Australian economy within Western Australia. Vertech’s industry-leading mining inspection, maintenance, and specialist access combined with our client-driven approach enables us to successfully deliver capital projects, maintenance and turnarounds (TARS) in the mining and minerals market sector for both inland and coast infrastructure.

Our high-performing teams consistently deliver and redefine industry best practices by drawing on our extensive knowledge of other sectors, our cutting-edge technologies, and our progressive methods.

By combining these elements, Vertech can maximise productivity and minimise client costs. This is further underpinned by passionate people with practical experience in project and program management, which allows us to offer a unique combination of specialised access, rope access, maintenance, and accredited inspection capabilities

Inland Mine Sites

Australia produces 19 useful minerals in significant amounts, from over 350 operating mines which accounted for 69 per cent of our export revenue. Iron ore exports remained Australia’s largest export, with robust demand for the steel-making commodity underpinning iron ore exports of $15.5 billion – up 52 per cent year-on-year.

Maintaining the process, plant and equipment that enables these mines to keep functioning effectively, efficiently, and safely is critical to the nation’s economic prosperity and as such Vertech puts a strong focus on high mobility specialist maintenance and inspection services and technology innovation to support our customers.

Our principal services to inland mine sites include:
  • Working at Height Emergency Response
  • Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)
  • Rope Access Geotechnical Services
  • Wear Liner Plate Replacement
  • Rope Access NDT & Visual Inspection
  • Rope Access Welding & Steel Renewals
  • Specialist Access Systems
  • Lifting Equipment Inspection (V-LIFT)
  • 3D Photogrammetry & UAV Surveying

Coastal Mine Infrastructure

Mining exports are the foundation of Australia’s economic prosperity. In August 2021, Australia exported $33.9 billion of mineral, metal, and energy commodities making our transport and coastal infrastructure critical to customers. Our coastal infrastructure services includes support to new infrastructure and specialises in the maintenance or upgrade of existing export jetties and wharfs across the country.

Vertech harnesses the latest technologies and its culture of innovation to consistently meet the mining and mineral sectors’ need for efficient, effective, and fully utilised export infrastructure.

Our principal services coastal mining infrastructure include:
  • Project planning & Management
  • Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)
  • Rope Access NDT & Visual Inspection
  • Rope Access Welding & Steel Renewals
  • 3D Photogrammetry & UAV Surveying
  • Marine Drone under Jetty Surveys
  • Specialist Access Systems (decking, netting, rope access & custom platforms)
  • Composite Wrap Repairs
  • Coating Inspection & Remediation
  • Mini ROV In-Water Pile & Marine Surveys

MINING & MINERALS KEY SERVICE LINES

Specialist Maintenance and Repair
Non-Destructive Testing
Confined Space & at Height Rescue
Aerial & Robotic Inspection
In-Water Inspection – Coastal Sites
Specialist Access