technical, management & sustainable solutions for open-pit mines


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Sarel Blaauw

+27 82 571 6627


Mine engineering

●  Mine design and planning

●  Mining cost breakdowns

●  Project reviews and controls

●  Operations improvements

Equipment studies

●  Fleet selections & capital recommendations

●  Owner vs contractor trade-off studies

●  Mining equipment operating cost breakdown

●  Benchmarking - equipment, production & cost


●  Shadow bids / zero profit margin bids

●  Enquiries & tender documents

●  Contract mining agreements

●  Contract re-negotiations

Mine management

●  Mining project management

●  Process plant management

●  Construction management

●  CEO and board support

Equipment optimisation

●  Real-time monitoring & control of fleet

●  Real-time detection of maintenance

●  Real-time driver behaviour

●  Real-time notification of dangerous driving

Project delivery

●  Project delivery & controls

●  Construction manager as agent

●  Construction manager at risk

●  Design, build & operate

Mine monitoring

●  Traffic surveillance

●  Security monitoring

●  Lifelike simulations

●  Asset management

Asset management

●  IROC design & installation

●  Monitoring equipment / solutions design & installation 

●  Business intelligence systems installation & setup

●  Turnkey management

Mine readiness

●  Mineability reviews

●  Mining equipment assessment

●  Owner mining comparisons

●  Re-engineering

Mine studies

●  Feasibility studies

●  Benchmark studies

●  Trade-off studies

●  Mineability reviews

Autonomous mining

●  Benchmarking of current fleet

●  Autonomous haulage installation cost

●  Efficiency and improvement analysis

●  Production and cost-benefit report

Client’s representative

●  Contract management

●  Measurement

●  Client's representative

●  Certification 

Sustainable mining

●  Sustainable development goals

●  Economic sustainability

●  Environmental sustainability

●  Social sustainability

Outsourced maintenance

●  Maintenance resource analysis benchmarks

●  Maintenance cost projections linked to mining costs

●  Procurement of maintenance contractor

●  Owner to contractor maintenance

Project management

●  Project management

●  Contractor management

●  Owners team


●  We serve our customers better

●  Preserve company information and know-how

●  Improve morale and employee satisfaction

●  Reach everyone with online meetings and events


●  Mine plan and schedule

●  Design and geotechnics

●  Geology and ore grade

●  Budget conformance


●  Equipment performance

●  Contractor performance

●  Housekeeping and safety

●  Mechanical availabilities


●  Improved teamwork

●  Innovation realised

●  Skills enhancement

●  Disruptions eliminated

Impact and benefits

●  Rapid and real-time turnaround

●  Management and restructuring

●  Transparency, history and sustainability

●  Best practises shared throughout

Continuous improvement

●  Mineability and performance

●  Collaboration & results

●  Capture, transform and manage

●  Share and watch video

Your company can prosper
year after year


Highest level of technical and industry based knowledge

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 and operations and maintenance, Tacmin brings together the talent and expertise necessary to deliver in accordance with your requirements.

Considerable exposure and experience in fast-track construction.​

Tacmin’s core expertise during three decades of experience gained, first as miners, mining contractor and then as a solutions provider to mining companies, have provided our expertise with considerable exposure and experience in fast-track construction. From mine engineering to enquiry documentation to contract agreements, all work is carried in-house thereby ensuring seamless implementation of contractual obligations between Parties.


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Our purpose is to enable you to concentrate on your core business

...we build our client relationships upon the foundation of trust, confidence and integrity... by performing on what we say we are going to do...and being committed to building our relationship with you and your organization for years to come through successful completion of projects for you... delivered on time with quality engineering, construction and competitive pricing.

….we work with purpose. When there’s a goal, we reach it. When there’s a problem, we solve it. We work safely. Take care in all we do. We strive to do what’s right, what’s fair, what’s honest. We find inspiration and energy in what we do and how we do it. In growing, learning and celebrating together. In making a difference and serving the greater good.

Tacmin has a recordable track record of servicing public listed mining companies in open-pit mining project delivery since 1996.