Geologist | Consulting
Geologist B.Sc. Geology (Hons)
Maria has near on a decade of experience in the mining industry. For the majority of this time, she has been positioned in consulting firms servicing the minerals and mining industry. As such, she has gained experience in the assessment of mineral projects across a variety of development stages, commodities, countries and geological terrains. Maria forms an integral part of the Minxcon team, assessing geology, identifying target areas, performing GIS analysis and co-ordinating projects. She has extensive experience in compiling technical reports compliant with various regulatory bodies and reporting codes in different jurisdictions globally. In addition, she forms part of the project valuation team, undertaking commodity market assessments and historic cost and market approach valuations. Her experience also includes the assessment of legal and environmental considerations for mineral projects.
Director, Mineral Economics | Consulting
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.
Mine Engineer | Consulting
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.
Environmental Scientist | Consulting
Environmental Scientist B.Sc. Environmental Management (Hons)
Martha has six years’ experience within the mining environmental field. Majority of those years have been within consulting where she developed and monitored core competencies in the following areas: applying for licensing, ISO14001, ISO18001 and ISO9001 systems, environmental monitoring, environmental auditing, and ventilation in underground hardrock operations. This has contributed to her experience in various developmental stages of mining for a variety of minerals. She is well conversant with environmental laws and related legislation and policies. Martha forms an integral part of the Minxcon team; with her focus areas being:- Environmental Impact Assessments, due diligence assessments, Environmental Management Programmes and Environmental Authorisations.
Senior Resource Geologist | Consulting
BSc (Natural and Environmnetal Science.), BSc Hons (Geology), MsC (Environmental Management)
Grant has been involved in the mining industry for over 15 years as a geologist. He is experienced in exploration, 3D geological modeling and Mineral Resource estimation. He is proficient in various software programs such as Datamine, Leapfrog, ArcGIS and Surfer. He has worked as a consulting geologist on a variety of projects and commodities, with a focus on gold, coal, and onshore gas. He has obtained experience in database management and QAQC, 2D and 3D geological modelling, exploration and resource estimation during his career. His range of experience makes Grant an integral part of the Minxcon team.
Mining Engineer & Valuator| Consulting
B Eng (Mining)
Juandré joined the team at Minxcon in May 2022 as a Mining Engineer and Financial Valuator. He is currently working on a wide range o f projects including in market research, cost budget estimations, Life of Mine estimations, feasibility studies and mining software. Juandré completed his bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering in 2018. He has since worked as a Mining Engineer, gaining operational experience in underground coal mining. Currently he is completing his master’s degree in Engineering Management, specialising in New Product Development and New Ventures & Entrepreneurship.