SCT Operations (Strata Control Technology)
Rhys Pitchers

Rhys Pitchers

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

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Rhys is a graduate civil engineer from the University of Wollongong who joined the SCT team in 2018. Since joining SCT Rhys has been involved in geotechnical consulting, linking him to a diverse range of projects. His key skills include:

  • Geotechnical characterisations of the underground mining environment.
  • Subsidence impacts and predictions of underground mining operations.
  • Numerical modelling (FLAC2D) of rock failure in roadway and longwall caving.
  • Numerical modelling (FLAC3D) of various geological scenarios and the effect on underground mining operations.


B.Eng (Honours) Civil Engineering  (2017-2019), University of Wollongong

B.Sc Environmental and Engineering Geology  (2012-2015), University of Pretoria


Laboratory Research Assistant  (2017-2018),  University of Wollongong

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