technical, management & sustainable solutions for open-pit mines


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Sarel Blaauw

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Mine engineering services

Mine design & planning

Mining cost breakdowns

Project reviews & controls

Operations improvement

Mine design & planning

●  Life of mine plans and studies,

●  Pit optimisations and economic evaluations,

●  Front-end engineering designs,

●  Mine planning and scheduling,

●  ​​​​​​​Outsourced mine engineering contractor.

Mining cost breakdowns

●  Owner mining and contract mining costs from first principals,

●  Mining costs linked to mine designs, plans schedules and production forecasts,

●  Equipment capital cost recommendations,

●  Resources analysis and project reconciliations,

●  Shadow bids (zero profit margin costs) for benchmarking contractors cost.

Project reviews & controls

●  Establish project scope and align it to the required delivery methods,

●  Manage cost and timing of the project scope,

●  Effectively report final deliverables throughout the life cycle,

●  Know what it will be, before it starts or finishes,

●  Analyse ways to increase project value, by either effective cost or time.

Operations improvement

Effective implementation is the backbone of our work:

By developing high-performing teams, nurturing accountability at every level of your company, and bringing your employees’ talents and energy into perfect alignment with your corporate vision and strategy, we deliver meaningful bottom-line improvement. Guaranteed!

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We are ready to improve your business and help achieve expected success

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