About Us.

Smarter Mining Solutions

Blackrock Mining Solutions started out small but always thought big. Over the last 10 years, our innovative thinking and drive to find smarter and safer ways of mining has resulted in our growth as an established mining geotechnical services provider with a strong portfolio of clients and projects

A little bit more about us

Blackrock Mining Solutions is a medium sized company which can provide your operation with professional technical consulting and contracting services. Our aim is to deliver quality solutions to our clients by providing a full range of services across the mining disciplines. Blackrock Mining Solutions provides a range of geological services, including exploration planning, exploration management, rig supervision, resource evaluation and mining reconciliation.

Blackrock Mining Solutions also provides a range of geotechnical services, strata characterisation and operational geology and geotechnical consulting. Along with mining method selection studies, mine planning and reserve optimisation. In addition, we specialise in project management and delivery of project outcomes to the client’s expectations. Blackrock Mining Solutions has senior level staff with many years of experience in the coal mining industry within Australia’s Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australian coalfields, along with New Zealand’s various coal basins.

In addition to the skills and services Blackrock Mining Solutions provide, we can also provide cover for leave purposes, and for peak periods when the workloads cannot be effectively managed by site personnel, for both operations and projects.

Our People

Blackrock Mining Solutions employs only quality staff who are industry proven professionals, and the company has a firm belief that our staff are our greatest resource. The management structure is such that each employee is supported to ensure they can and do deliver to the client’s expectations or better.

Blackrock Mining Solutions has experience in all forms of underground coal mining from bord and pillar, place change, longwall and hydraulic extraction of very thick seams. Along with open pit mining in multi-seam truck and shovel environments through to dragline operations.

We bring a vast and diverse range of experience from both a technical and operations background and can provide quality best practice services for your projects.

Industry Qualifications & Insurance

Blackrock Mining Solutions’ Principal and Senior Geotechnical Engineers are all Registered Professional Engineers in Queensland (RPEQ) and Chartered Professional (CP) Engineers, and all our work is done under supervision, as required by the current legalisation. In addition, professional supervision of client’s employees/contractors can be undertaken as part of our services.

Blackrock Mining Solutions Pty Ltd carries $20,000,000 Public Liability and Product Liability Insurance, and $1,000,000 Professional Indemnity Insurance for all consulting and contracting services.

Management Team

Meet the crew.

Director & Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Richard Campbell


+61 439 693 266
Technical Manager

Andrew Seccombe


+61 427 679 145
Senior Geotechnical Engineer & Principal Consultant

Ty Grantham


+61 437 881 075
Underground Operations Manager

Gavin Byrne


+61 428 278 102