Serving our industry since 2004

 
     

Geology & Resources

 

Geotechnical Services

Surveying

UAV/DRONE Services

Land and Minerals Consulting Ltd (LMCL) was formed in 2004 as geological, geotechnical and surveying consultancy.  The Company adopting the trading name QuarryDesign in 2006 to promote its links with the mineral planning consultancy QuarryPlan Ltd.  LMCL specialise in the “remote” acquisition of survey, geological and geotechnical data using their Optech ILRIS long-range high-accuracy LiDAR scanner and their various UAV mounted aerial systems (when remotely surveying outside of the quarrying industry they trade under the name of DroneSurv).  They not only have the expertise to acquire the data, but have the experience, software and hardware to process the data into formats required by a wide range of industry standard surveying, geological modelling and geotechnical analysis software.   With that software, they are able to undertake both the analysis and subsequent designs for excavations, tips and lagoons in both engineering soil materials and rock masses. They also provide Reserve and Resource Statements to The PERC Reporting Standard, Due Diligence for mineral acquisitions and act as Expert Witness. 

 

The Company was awarded Joint Runner-up in the Engineering Initiatives category of the Mineral Planning Association’s Health and Safety Awards 2013 for their use of Terrestrial LiDAR and UAV for remote Surveying and Geological / Geotechnical mapping

 

 

SECTORS OF OPERATION

As well as offering bespoke services to the the quarrying, mining, and construction sectors and we also provide services to to local authorities, government agencies and other public sector bodies.  Our expertise has also been used by clients in the media and agricultural industries.

         
Quarrying Mining Construction Planning Public Sector
         
UAV Survey of NE Buttress Gibraltar

UAV Survey of NE Buttress Gibraltar

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UAV Survey of NE Buttress Gibraltar

UAV Survey of NE Buttress Gibraltar

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Mike Williams joins the team

Mike Williams joins the team

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Safe, efficient surveying

Safe, efficient surveying

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Case Study - Whitman's Hill 3D Flyover

Case Study - Whitman's Hill 3D Flyover

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Aerial Photography

Aerial Photography

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Stockpile Volumes

Stockpile Volumes

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Low-cost Long Range Mapping

Low-cost Long Range Mapping

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Case Study -  A UAV survey to assist with a planning application

Case Study - A UAV survey to assist with a planning application

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Slope Stability Analysis

Slope Stability Analysis

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Quarry Regulations Compliance

Quarry Regulations Compliance

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Geophysical Surveys

Geophysical Surveys

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3D Visualisations

3D Visualisations

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Quarry Designs

Quarry Designs

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Geotechnical Assessments

Geotechnical Assessments

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Laser Scanning (LiDAR)

Laser Scanning (LiDAR)

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UAV Surveys

UAV Surveys

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Introducing our latest Surveyor - Matt Riley

Introducing our latest Surveyor - Matt Riley

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