John Brown

Partner / Principal Engineering Geologist
SRK Cape Town
Administrative Building 183 Main Rd., Albion Springs 7700 Rondebosch, South Africa PostNet Suite #206 Private Bag X18 7701 Rondebosch
+27 21 659 3060
+27 21 685 7105



  • Civil and mining geotechnics;
  • Engineering geological studies for civil and mining infrastructure;
  • Geotechnical site investigations.


John Brown has been involved in engineering geology and geotechnical studies.  His expertise includes:

  • Slope stability assessments including dewatering aspects;
  • Rock mechanics aspects for underground excavations;
  • Foundation investigations for high rise commercial buildings, industrial sites, townships, bridges, tailings complexes, waste disposal sites, dams and various settlement sensitive structures;
  • Geological and geotechnical material investigations for roads, pipeline and dam construction;
  • Hard rock and borrow pit identification and evaluation of materials for road construction purposes;
  • Excavatability assessments;
  • Rock and soil slope stability assessments;
  • Geotechnical aspects of mining feasibility studies;
  • Township geotechnical investigations including golf estates;
  • Evaluation of the stability of sites underlain by dolomite, undermined and reclaimed / filled land;
  • Rock mechanics investigations of underground excavations, open pit and underground mines;
  • Core logging and rock mass classification.


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