Meet The Team

Professional Consultants and Associates

The group has a variety of specialists and can service all your requirements in the geological, geotechnical, civil, mining, metallurgical, environmental and project management expertise. The principal engineers who oversee the work are:

David P Lawson

+27 (72) 856 4188

Pr Tech Eng, PE Qualified Person (SME: USA) MInstDir (SA)

Mining Engineer and Economist. Mining detail design, SAMREC, SAMVAL, JORC, MINVAL, SME and NI_43-101 compliant geological resource and mine reserve valuation statements. Surface and underground mine design, modelling, layout, planning, scheduling, equipment specifications and mineral beneficiation, extractive metallurgy process design and project management.

Charl van der Merwe

+27 (83) 415 2590


Environmental Specialist. Charl has 30 years of experience in environmental management and in specialised and technical aspects of environmental studies and systems.

Steven Kearns

+27 (83) 280 9755


Steven is a qualified mine manager with 40 years experience in mine management, project management and gold and diamond geology, mining and is a recognised gold and diamond mining specialist.

Strategic Partners

For focussed and specialised services and expertise we have several strategic partnerships with reputable and competent entities in the industry, namely:

  • Maelgwyn Mineral Services Africa (Pty) Ltd: Metallurgical and laboratory services
  • Ovation Capital (Pty) Ltd: Project financing
  • Cera Finance House: Project and mining financing
  • Diabor Africa (Pty) Ltd: Exploration geology and geotechnical investigations
  • Omega Consulting Africa (Pty) Ltd: Consulting Civil Engineers
  • IDI-South Africa (Pty) Ltd: Consulting hydrogeological and geochemical engineers in association with Itasca Denver USA