Turnavore shaft site


Polberro Consulting is a sole trader entity operated by Alan Fudge networking with skilled personnel within the mining, mineral resource and geotechnical fields.

Alan is a mining and geotechnical engineer who trained at Camborne School of Mines, Cornwall, UK and at the University of Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. He has more than 40 years experience within the mining industry including working at the following operations: -

    Rammelsberg Erzberwerk, Goslar, Germany (miner)

    Groverake Fluospar mine, Durham, UK (miner)

    Wheal Jane Tin Mine, Cornwall, UK(miner)

    South Crofy Tin Mine, Cornwall, UK(miner)

    Mufulira Copper Mine, Zambia(Planning Engineer, Senior Geotechnical Engineer)

    Dolphin Mine, King Island, Australia(Geotechnical Engineer)

    Cleveland Tin, Tasmania, Australia(Senior Mining Engineer)

    Dolphin Mine, King Island, Australia (Underground manager)

prior to commencing consulting in 1991. Since 1991 (see projects) PC has operated continuously working with ERA, RGC, Aberfoyle, Stellar Resources, Tasmania Mines, Allegiance, Oz Minerals, Verdanta Copper, Yunnan Copper and the numerous operators of the Henty Gold Mine (Goldfields, Aurion, Placer, Barrick, Bendigo & Unitymining)


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Rammelsberg Erzbergwerk 1974    Goslar, Harz,Germany

Preussag AG operated Bad Grund mine (where paste fill was developed in the early 1970’s) and Rammelsberg in the Harz mountains.

Rammelsberg utilised pneumatic stowing of crushed waste rock for much of its fill program.