Optimise mine operations

Mine operational efficiency & performance improvement



Mining Project Services

Our purpose is to assist mining companies with the planning, development, implementation and support of Mining Projects that will give cause to optimised, improved mining operations and where construction is required to assist with on-time and below budget completion.

Strategic consulting

Real-time decision-making, risk assessments, valuations and comparisons that are typically associated with trade-off studies, benchmarking,

mine optimisation, operations improvement, Life of Mine

studies, equipment performance, capital and operating

costs studies, with the aid of project lifecycle mine models

compiled with Mining Project Management Software.

Professional service

During Mining Project Execution and as part of the owner's team, assist management with the implementation, execution and project controls with the aid of Construction Project Management software, and where required serve as an advisor and technical consultant to ensure smooth running and execution of mining projects that give cause to optimised improved mine operations​​​​​​​.

Mining project decision, execution,

consultancy and support

Consultancy in mine engineering, mining equipment, construction and project management, during or after mining project services delivery as well as

training in project lifecycle modelling, inclusive but not limited to maintenance of mining project lifecycle models.

Consultancy, training and support



Our Expertise

Tacmin’s core expertise during three decades of experience gained, first as miners, mining software engineers, civil and open-pit mining contractors and then as consultants and project management solution providers to mining companies, has afforded our expertise with considerable exposure and experience in areas of mine engineering, mining equipment, construction and project management, and once Tacmin’s mining project services were assigned, our Clients need to look no further when support in the aforesaid disciplines was required.

We are committed to working together with all mining customers, raising awareness, encouraging action, and to design, develop and maintain safe, productive and profitable  mines.

Mine studies | Mine geology | Mine engineering | Mine planning |

Mine monitoring

Effective equipment optimisation and maintenance protects your investment and improves your bottom line by minimising downtime, operating costs and optimising production performance.

Equipment studies | Equipment optimisation | Asset management Autonomous mining | Equipment maintenance

Experience gained over 30 years in delivering civil infrastructure & mining construction projects with a solid track record as consultants & project manager makes us a valuable member of the owners’ team.

Procurement | Project delivery | Mine readiness | Contractor management | Project management

Economic, social and environmental sustainability; of which the economic sustainable consultancy partner, Tacmin Madini, has been servicing the minerals industry of Africa since 1996.

Economic sustainability Environmental sustainability

Social sustainability


Our company

Due to the nature of our Clients’ needs, Tacmin has structured its business to incorporate the highest level of technical and industry based knowledge, coupled with the ability to communicate effectively. From feasibility studies and environmental compliance to design, construction management, operations and maintenance, Tacmin brings together the talent and expertise necessary to deliver in accordance with your requirements.

Our Competitive Advantage

Since inception in 1996, Tacmin’s expertise has delivered consultancy and project management services to mines, worked along with mining engineers, geologists, mining contractors and mine owners of numerous multi-commodity mines across Africa; and developed Tacmin Madini to become leaders in mining project services who are best associated with:

Mine planning

Mine design, plan and production schedule conformance tracking.

Engineering (mining)

Complete mining cost breakdowns, equipment benchmarking, budget conformance control, decision-making (trade-offs, benchmarking etc.) contract mining project controls & performance.

Engineering (equipment)

Optimal mining equipment usage & applications, OEM maintenance utilisation & cost breakdown benchmarks, Owner vs MARC comparisons, equipment operating cost makeup.

Operations (mining)

Mine plan & production conformance, optimal equipment utilisation & performance, contractor management, optimal unit costs, contract mining project controls & performance.

General management

Optimised production, conformance to budget, schedule & mine plan, optimal equipment performance, contract mining project controls & performance.

C-Level: CEO, COO & CFO

Strategic decisions, operations improvement, project controls and on-time completion, optimised mining costs, budget implementation & controls, asset optimisation & utilisation, contract mining project controls & performance.