Barberton Mines – CPT


Stefanutti Stocks Mining Services


Nov 2019 & Jan 2020


Baberton, South Africa

Barberton Mines Tailings Storage Facility, Cone Penetration Testing

Stefanutti Stocks Mining Services contracted PMI Construction Services (PMI) to perform CPTu tests at the following Barberton Mines – Bramber, Segalla and Camelot TSF’s, located in Barberton, South Africa.

PMI subsequently mobilised and executed the contract, gathering the required subsurface data at the selected locations.

The Scope of Work included

  • 15 No CPT tests
  • Seismic tests
  • Dissipation Testing
  • Reporting


PMI Resources on Site

  • PMI 200kN trailer mounted hydraulic CPT rig



The works were executed in accordance with the stipulations of the relevant British Standards, Clause 3.1 of BS 1377:1990: Part 9

The contract was executed within budget and on time.