Land and Minerals Consulting Limited

Serving our industry since 2004










Public Sector


Mining Sector

Our services to the mining sector.

  • UAV Surveys

    We operate two Geo-Copter UAVs which we use to acquire photographs and videos.  We then process this imagery using a range of sophisticated, specialist software to produce orthorectified aerial photographs, 3D flyovers, ground models (DTMs), stock volumes and other outputs.  We are experts in the geotechnical applications of UAVs and regularly use our systems to compliment our other services.

  • Site Investigation Techniques

    QuarryDesign  have supervised exploration drilling using a wide variety of drilling  techniques to investigate potential aggregate deposits.

  • Laser Scanning (LiDAR)

    QuarryDesign has invested in a long-range high definition laser (LiDAR) scanner from Optech and has additionally purchased bespoke point cloud discontinuity analysis software to enable these data to be safely collected and interpreted.

  • 3D Visualisations

    We create 3D visualisations of buildings, quarries, open-pit mines, coastlines, topography, regional geology and many other types of project.

  • Mineral Reserves Reporting

  • Bespoke Software Development

    By providing unique software that has been specifically written to meet your exact requirements our specialists can work with you to improve your workflow and extract valuable information from your data.

  • Geophysical Surveys

    We use electrical conductivity (EM), electrical resistivity and Ground Penetrating Radar geophysical techniques for site investigations.

  • Rockfall Analysis

    We provide statistical analyses to assist with the assessment of slopes that present risk from rockfalls. 

  • Slope Stability Analysis

    We use state-of-the-art, specialist software to process and analyse the data collected during in-field geotechnical surveys.

  • Stockpile Volumes

    We provide regular stockpile volume surveys using a combination of conventional, LiDAR and UAV techniques.

  • Topographical Surveys