Principal Geotechnical EngineerLinkedIn profile
Stuart MacGregor commenced his career with Strata Control Technology Group in 1995 as a Geotechnical Engineer, and in 2000 he became a Senior Geotechnical Engineer. He was appointed as a Director of SCT in 2003 and was made Managing Director in 2016. In 2022 Stuart stepped down from the role as Managing Director of SCT Operations, enabling him to get back to more hands-on engineering and spending time with family and friends.
Stuart has extensive experience in developing, implementing and managing geotechnical programs in technically challenging underground hardrock and coal mining environments in Australia and overseas.
His major area of work is the characterization, design and layout of underground coal mines including:
Stuart has undertaken geotechnical consulting work in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, USA, India, UK and Turkey.
Stuart was the Technical/Training Specialist (strata control) of the AusAID (Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) Project - India: Directorate General of Mines Safety Training Program. This project commenced in July 1997 and ran for three years. He was responsible for the management and delivery of specialised training services for coal mine geomechanics to officers from the Indian Directorate General of Mines Safety.
Stuart has conducted a range of technology transfer programs in China, including with Yanzhou Mining Group Company (YMGC) and HuaiNan Mining Group.
In 1991 Stuart completed his Bachelor of Geological Engineering at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
Stuart has previously worked at Telfer Gold Mine – Newcrest Mining (1992-1995) and is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and Engineers Australia.