VBKOM prides itself on giving back to the community and on helping others to achieve success. We acknowledge the importance of fostering and nurturing talent within the mining sector, viewing it as a prime opportunity for advancing our brand.
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The University of Pretoria invited VBKOM to participate as guest lecturers for the 2023 final-year undergraduate Mining Engineering students. As part of the underground mining module, VBKOM’s Paul Obermeyer (Principal Geologist) and Francois Nell (Mining Engineer) each delivered a lecture on the 1st of March 2023. VBKOM’s delivery was based on the SAMREC Code and the mining value chain from deposit discovery to operating mines.
VBKOM recognizes the need to grow and support talent in the mining industry as one of the greatest opportunities to grow our brand. Our skills are sought after globally. We are investing in a strong talent pipeline, to serve our needs but not to be selfish, to also share this investment into extraordinary talent with our industry. We are relentless in setting the bar very high.
In an effort to contribute to the overall growth of the global market, Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) together with experts from the Department of Mining Engineering at the University of Pretoria (UP) successfully presented the Open-Pit Mine Planning and Design course to delegates from various mining houses in South Africa.
A geological model forms the foundation of the mining value chain, upon which all resultant assumptions are based – from initial target delineation to Mineral Resource estimation to final reserving and metallurgical processing.
We at Sehlare Sa Meetlwa partner locally with mining houses in the Northern Cape and offer our clients full EPCM services for their capital management requirements.
Geological mapping is a reliable and cost-effective technique used to reduce geological and mining uncertainty, to avoid loss and assist with Health and Safety.
In this article, we would like you to meet our Geological Consulting team. Headed by Paul Obermeyer, and supported by Wendy Keiller.
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