Among our Competent Persons for mine technical & operational reviews is the founding and principal partner at Tacmin (Pty) Ltd. He has practised his profession continuously since 1996 with 30 years of experience in the civil infrastructure construction and open-pit minerals industry, specialising in bringing open-pit mines to production as well as optimisation. The CP’s experience covers a broad range of disciplines in construction management, mine engineering, mine planning, scheduling, costing, as well as mining and project management. He has gained multiple years of experience in infrastructure construction, environmental management, engineering, production, enrichment, and mining contracting in platinum, gold, copper, cobalt, phosphates, coal, fluorspar, manganese, iron ore, vanadium and chrome. He is a Fellow of the AusIMM with overall responsibility for all technical due diligence, feasibility studies and project evaluations carried out by TACMIN and have 22 years of experience in those above.