Projects
Projects

Projects

1969
1969 – 1972

Our first ever project was the Hiab copper in southern Namibia.

1974
1974 – 1985

100s of 1000s of regional soil samples for base metals right across Namibia leading to 1000s of meters of follow-up drilling.

1974 – 1994

Operating Namibia’s only independent lab for a 20-year period from the mid 70s.

1979
1979 – 1986

Extensive programmes successfully completed on Namibia’s uranium fields – notably Trekkoppies, Langer Heinrich, Goanikontas and Valencia.

1979 – 1986

All the assay work for the Ruyst Kuil Uranium feasibility study undertaken by Esso Minerals in the Karoo region in South Africa.

1990
1990s

Gold “BLEG” analysis for Shell/Aurora on the Kraaipan greenstone belt resulting in the Kalgold mine, now a Harmony Gold operation.

1991
1990s

The Corridor Mineral Sands Project successfully concluded and sold forward to Western Mining.

1992
1990s

Seven years of primary heavy minerals concentrating and diamond indicator analysis resulting in Canada’s hugely successful Ekati Diamond Mine owned by BHP.

2008
2008

Copper analysis including Acid, Cyanide, Residual Solubility analysis for Khoemacau on their Botswana project continues.

2009
2009 – 2014

Gold “BLEG” analysis for Pangea Goldfields in Tanzania led directly to the discovery of three mines now operated by Barrick Gold. These are Tulawaka, Golden Ridge and Buzwagi mines.

2012
2012 – 2018

Heavy Mineral Sands (HMS) analysis for Zirco on the Namaqualand development.

2016
2016 – 2021

Operating the mine laboratory for Elandsfontein on their Phosphate project in Langebaan/Hopefield.

2020
2020

We continually work extensively on French based Eramet HMS projects in Cameroon, British based Mkango in Malawi and Australian based Tronox on the West coast of SA.