mineral economics

Johan OdendaalJohan Odendaal 

Director, Mineral Economics B.Sc (Geology), B.Sc Hons. (Mineral Economics), M.Sc (Min. Eng)

Johan has 24 years’ experience in the mining and financial industry. This includes 7 years as an independent mining consultant specialising in the valuation of mining projects and 12 years as a mining analyst at two major stockbroking firms. Regular contact with the mining, corporate and investment community has allowed him to build an extensive network of contacts around the globe specialising in the valuation of mining companies. Johan possesses a great deal of knowledge concerning both local and international mining companies.  During this time, he was rated one of the top platinum and gold mining analysts and became a globally recognised industry specialist. As a former employee of a global investment bank, he was actively involved in financial analysis and advising mining companies and investment bankers on corporate mining transactions.


Johannes Scholtz

Mining Engineer B.Eng Mining (Hons)

Johannes completed his a degree in BEng Mining Engineering in 2014. He also completed his Honours Degree in mining in 2015, and started working as a mining researcher at the University of Pretoria in 2016. As a researcher, Johannes had the opportunity to work on various technical and market research topics, and gained a wide range of research and analysis skills. He is a recent appointee at Minxcon, commencing in August 2017. is HHis duties at Minxcon include Techno- Financial analysis of mining operations in the Financial Valuation Division and CBE studies in the Mining Engineering Department.


Maria Antoniades 

Geologist B.Sc. Geology (Hons)

Maria obtained her Honours Degree in Geology in 2006. She started  her career as a Mineral Projects Analyst, where she gained experience in the assessment of mineral projects. Maria has recently joined Minxcon as geologist, forming an integral part of the team undertaking roles including geological interpretations, editing and mining project co-ordination.

She is actively involved in the compilation of technical documentation in compliance with the main reporting codes requirements.

Maria is studying towards completing her M.Sc. Degree in Geology.


Paul ObermeyerPaul Obermeyer 

Mineral Resource Manager B.Sc Geology (Hons)

Paul obtained his Honours Degree in Geology in 1996. He has 16 years’ experience in the mining industry, four of which were spent as a Chief Geologist and Chief Resource Geologist. He has extensive experience with sedimentary gold and uranium deposits, both in conventional and trackless mining environments. He also has some experience in shear-hosted gold and copper deposits, coal and PGEs. Paul has excellent experience in geological modelling, implementing geological modelling systems and processes, project management and project QA/QC, as well as Corporate Governance.  He has experience in exploration and has valuable experience in analytical QA/QC, Data validation and data management, the conducting of due diligences, as well as technical audits in various commodities.  Paul’s duties at Minxcon include geological interpretation and modelling, resource modelling and geological research, data validation, due diligences and the manipulation of data, as well as compliance.