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 suggestions@sanire.co.za email address.


  • Strata Control Officer qualification requirements

    Query:I would like to know the requirements of a strata control officer because i have a certificate for strata control supervisor Response: Dear Oageng Moreki Read More
  • Paper 2 preparation

    Query: Who is offering Paper 2 preparation course for October exam? Response: Dear Gerald Thank you for your enquiry. Training courses that SANIRE is aware of are Read More
  • The Strata Control Officer practical registrations

    Enquiry: I would like to know when is the practical registration form on the website going to be active? This is for Strata control practical Read More
  • AREC

    Enquiry: I would like to know what the process entails, in order to obtain the AREC, as I do not see any clear guidelines or Read More
  • SCO Practical requirements

    Suggestion: The requirements for SCO practicals such as blasting certificate where will guys working for consulting companies get time to do that. Please reconsider that Read More
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Strata Control and Rock Engineering Practical Exam Registration


Registration closing date
was 26 February 2020 (CLOSED)

Registration closing date
was 4 May 2020 (CLOSED) 
Exam date: 17 July 2020

Registration for written exams

Click here to register for the written examinations for Strata Control Officer Exams and Rock Engineering Exams at http://www.comcert.co.za

Upcoming Events

09 Jun 2020
25 Jun 2020
Mine Seismology Seminar
17 Jul 2020
Rock Engineering Practical Exam
30 Jul 2020
Symposium 2020, Eastern Bushveld
18 Aug 2020
20 Oct 2020
17 Nov 2020

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