PLEASE NOTE: The closing date for the Rock Engineering practical exam registration is 31 March 2019. Apply here...

MISSION - SANIRE promotes the advancement of the Rock Engineering discipline by encouraging and promoting:

Interest and the development of education in Rock Engineering.
High Standards
Maintaining professional practice and high ethical standards.
Encouraging networking, collaboration and information exchange.
Identifying, promoting and facilitating rock engineering related research.
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Please submit suggestions on how to improve SANIRE as an organisation, anonymously via the online suggestion box. Your suggestion will receive a response as soon as practically possible. If SANIRE feels that your suggestion is applicable to other members who might share the same light, the suggestion and response will be posted on the webpage. If you are not happy with the response you are more than welcome to contact the SANIRE council members directly or via the email address.


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    Query: Can you please update the 'Ticket Holders' page to reflect the latest tickets issued (in 2018)? Our DMR is questioning certificate numbers and would Read More
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    Query: Good morning, I do not know how you came t the decision of not allowing the candidates to see their scripts and I very Read More
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    Question: Good day, I would like to inquire about the Rock Mechanics Results. I see the Strata Control Results are out but we haven't received Read More
  • RMC exam

    Query: Guys STOP this nonsense of money making scheme. This RMC exam is never meant to test our competency or capability. Why are we not Read More
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Council Nominations

According to the Constitution, there should be nine Executive Members of Council. Two of these positions, namely the President and Immediate Past President, are automatically filled, leaving seven councillors to be elected.

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Chamber of MInes Compentency Certificate Practical Exam Registration

You can now register for the practical exams online!
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