Who we are

An asset and project management consultancy

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 by your requirements.

Considerable exposure and experience in fast-track construction

Tacmin’s core expertise during three decades of experience gained, first as infra-structure construction, mining contractor and then as solutions providers and asset managers to several market sectors, has afforded our expertise with considerable exposure and experience in fast-track construction. From engineering and procurement to contract agreements, all work is carried in-house thereby ensuring seamless implementation of contractual obligations between Parties.

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 organisation. With quality engineering, construction and competitive pricing we work with purpose, when there’s a goal, we reach it and when there’s a problem, we solve it. We work safely and take care in all we do; we strive to do what’s right, what’s fair and honest.

From open-pit mine engineering consultancy to a diversified asset management company

1985 - 1990


Civil infrastructure construction

1990 - 1996


Open-pit mining construction

1996 -


Mine engineering consultancy

2000 -


Operational improvement



PMC & EPCM & open-pit mining

2010 -


Asset & contractor management


in Africa

Mining companies accross Africa

Mining companies accross Africa

Mining companies accross Africa

Mining companies accross Africa

Governments, Oil & Gas Construction, Mining




Operational change


Asset management

1985 – 1990 Considerable experience was gained by our core expertise in the management and turning to account of numerous civil infrastructure construction projects ranging from single and dual carriageways, roads & township infrastructure, bridges, concrete structures, rehabilitation of roads and railroads, construction of international airport and several earth-dam construction projects ranging from, storage, tailings, return water, stormwater diversion and emergency dams.


1990 – 1996 As former executive director of a large open-pit contract mining firm, our senior partner contributed to significant business developments, broaden their customer base and successfully procured numerous open-pit mining contracts which gave cause to a threefold increase in company revenue. As an expert in operational analysis and redesign, he successfully turned to account open-pit contract mining projects in platinum, gold, copper, cobalt, manganese, iron ore, vanadium, PGM's and chrome.


1996 – Date Remote on-line outsourced mine engineering consultant for several open-pit mines across Africa. From exploration planning, geological modelling, LOM studies, mine engineering, including but not limited to pit optimisations, mining cost estimation, mine designs, long, medium and short-term planning through to rehabilitation designs and plans as well as JORC compliant reserve declarations for mining companies.

2000 – Date  Assisted over 30 mines with mine optimisation, reducing costs and training of Clients personnel to develop sustainable optimal mining practices, totalling to aggregated savings of +$1.2Bn during operations improvement assignments since 1996. Not only does our core expertise equip over decades of civil infrastructure and open-pit mine contracting experience during their employment with major civil and mining contractors, following numerous 3-5 year PMC and EPCM assignments on several projects internationally, by 2010 Tacmin has organically grown to cater for all aspects relating to procurement, management and operational improvement of contract mining operations. 


2010 – Date  Our mission is to maximise return on investment through optimisation of the financial and operational performance of our client's assets. With this goal in mind, our consulting resources are a unique mix of engineering, software, construction, operational improvement, project and asset management specialists, with numerous years of implementation experience and each possesses technical, industry, and management expertise. Given the considerable exposure of our expertise to geographically extreme and challenging projects across several sub-Saharan. Tacmin Madini now delivers end-to-end value chain optimisation solutions to help organisations improve their operations and asset performance, redefine processes, reduce value leaks, sustain productivity and improve profits.

Tacmin’s core expertise has a recordable track record of serving

public listed companies in asset management  since 1990

Corporate Values

Corporate responsibility is increasingly central to our strategic and operational thinking. We cannot sustain good financial and operational performance without simultaneously achieving our objectives in human resource development, the environment and community development. We believe our transparent approach to doing business is the only way to fully engage our customers in a meaningful, mutually beneficial relationship.


Tacmin Madini’s fundamental policy is to conduct its business responsibly and in a manner designed to protect our customers, employees, communities and the natural environment. The company is committed (through its support to our customers) to achieving a safe, productive and healthy work environment, and to upholding the values of human rights. We seek to create sustainable value for employees, business partners, communities and, first and foremost, our customers and their shareholders. 

Business strategies

Capture on and further enhance our Client relations 

For two decades we have supported the owner's team at all levels of management with services and results that have in every instance added significant value to the shareholders. Consequently, and since operational excellence has become a key source of competitive advantage for many businesses, Tacmin’s core expertise cultivated the processes followed and captured on the key drivers applied and successes achieved during turnaround assignments, to develop a service that supports CEOs and Boards.

Expand our services to stimulate sustainable growth of our company

Dealing with one contractor from design to procurement and operation excludes the potential failure of non-conformance to design and plan during implementation. As a result of decades of design, project and contractor management has aligned us to support our customers with turnkey asset management solutions as part of the owner's team.

Emerge as taking the lead in a changing asset management industry

The tough economic environment demands a relentless focus on the smooth running of businesses and given our vast experience base and ongoing research into system designs, business models and solutions, has given cause to the launch of several initiatives and solutions that are perfectly aligned with customer demands in tough and depressed market conditions.

Achieving sustainable growth by focusing on niche areas

One approach to growth is to innovate by expanding; whether that means adding product and service offerings, or expanding into new geographical areas. We grow faster if we focus on a certain service or product, or a certain sector, and we spend most of our resources on that. That’s been the most successful for us. Bigger companies with lots of resources may be able to do everything, but when you’re smaller and have resource constraints, you’ve got to focus..

Acquire and enhance our core with top industry professionals

We know that as we grow into a more niche market and wish to continue to deliver on our promises as we did in the past, we shall require the support of expertise that are adequately experienced and aligned with our vision. It is only through the expansion of our core expertise base, that we can and shall sustain the drive to achieve the challenges our business is confronted with.

Continue to transform for utmost adaptability

Adaptability, the new competitive advantage. To adapt, a company must have its antennae tuned to signals of change from the external environment, decode them, and quickly act to refine or reinvent its business model and even reshape the information landscape of its industry. From our services to our capability through our partners, we shall continue to remain geared for utmost adaptability as required by customers.