A hybrid management and engineering consulting company

that focus on the solutions you need to create a cycle of continuous improvement in your mine’s performance

Applying lean thinking in mining and performance improvement which features a clear set of objectives for the delivery process, aimed at maximising performance for the customer at the project level, concurrent design, mining, and the application of project controls throughout the life cycle of the project from design to delivery.

Mining, engineering & construction

Mining, engineering, construction and project management specialists.

Design & plan

Based on our extensive mine design and planning experience, we can:

 

Assist you in all aspect of mining, plan and develop your mine from inception to production, provide support during ongoing mining operations, ensure minimal impact on the surrounding environment throughout the mine’s life and act as a catalyst for turnaround and business improvements.

Mine

studies

Feasibility studies, Benchmark studies, Trade-off studies, Mineability reviews

Mine

geology

Exploration database, Structure modelling, Mining block model, Grade control, Grade model reconciliation

Mine engineering

Mine design and planning, Mining cost breakdowns, Project reviews and controls, Operations improvements

Mine

planning

Mining sequence planning, Mine layouts, Production scheduling, Mine design improvements / updates, Mine plan implementation assistance.

Mine 

monitoring

Traffic surveillance, Security monitoring, Lifelike simulations, Asset management

Design & planning project experience

Since inception Tacmin expertise was sought after for their practical knowledge relating to mine engineering, designs and contract mining related challenges. During the mid-2000’s, Tacmin experts had already been assigned to assist with various challenges on several of the well-known mines across Africa. 

Project

Client

Country

Commodity


Nkomati Nickel Mine 

African Rainbow Minerals

Mpumalanga – South Africa

Nickel

Tharisa Mine

Tharisa Minerals

North West – South Africa

PGM's

Nayanzaga Gold Project

African Barrick Gold PLC

Tanzania

Gold

Tshipi Borwa Mine

Tshipi e Ntle  (Pty) Ltd

North Cape – South Africa

Manganese

Kudumane Manganese Mine

Kudumane  (Pty) Ltd

North Cape – South Africa

Manganese

Delmas Quarzite

Samquarz (Pty) Ltd

Gauteng – South Africa

Quartzite

Two Rivers Project

African Rainbow Minerals

Limpopo – South Africa

UG2 Platinum

Farim Phosphate project

Champion Minerals

Guinea Bissau

Phosphate

Singida Gold Project

Shanta Gold Ltd

Tanzania

Gold

Ghana Manganese Mine

Ghana Manganese Ltd

Ghana

Manganese

Beeshoek Mine

Assmang Ltd

North Cape – South Africa

Iron

Klipspruit Colliery

BHP Billiton (BECSA)

Mpumalanga – South Africa

Coal

Dwyka Diamond Mine

Dwyka Diamonds Ltd

North Cape – South Africa

Diamonds

Tirisano Mine

Rockwell Diamonds Inc.

North Cape – South Africa

Diamonds

Petrex Gold Mine

Petrex (Pty) Ltd

Gauteng – South Africa

Gold

Sadiola Gold Mine

Anglogold Ashanti Ltd

Mali

Gold

Morila Gold Mine

Anglogold Ashanti Ltd

Mali

Gold

Yatela Gold Mine

Anglogold Ashanti Ltd

Mali

Gold

Geita Gold Mine

Anglogold Ashanti Ltd

Tanzania

Gold

Marikana

Aquarius Platinum Ltd

North West – South Africa

UG2 Platinum

New Luika Gold Mine

Shanta Gold Ltd

Tanzania

Gold

North Mara Gold Mine

African Barrick Gold PLC

Tanzania

Gold

Witkop Fluorspar Mine

Sallies Ltd

North West – South Africa

Fluorspar

Rhovan Vanadium Mine

Xstrata  (Pty) Ltd

North West – South Africa

Vanadium

Lindum Reefs Mine

Lindum Reefs Gold  Ltd

Gauteng – South Africa

Gold

Bayer Chrome Mine

Bayer South Africa (Pty) Ltd

North West – South Africa

MG Chrome

Buffelsfontein Chrome Mine

National Mines (Pty) Ltd

North West – South Africa

MG Chrome

Purity Chrome Mine

Xstrata  (Pty) Ltd

North West – South Africa

LG Chrome

Thorncliffe Chrome Mine

Xstrata South Africa (Pty)

North West – South Africa

LG Chrome

Rustenburg Platinum Mine

Anglo American Platinum

North West – South Africa

Merensky

Union Section

Anglo American Platinum

North West – South Africa

UG2 Platinum

Gecamines

Gécamines SOC

DRC

Cobalt & Copper