Selected References

  • Dolet Hills and Castor Bayou lignite mine projects, Lo., USA (mine planning)
  • Neurath Nordfeld and Gruhlwerk Lignite Mines, Germany (mine management, final contouring and rehabilitation planning)
  • Unong Surface Coal Mine, Semirara, Philippines (mine planning, mine management, training, water management)
  • Zhunger Surface Coal Mine, Inner Mongolia, China (BWE training)
  • Romonta, Amsdorf, Germany (contaminated mine waste dump rehabilitation)
  • Cobre Las Cruces copper mine project, Seville, Spain (mine planning)
BWE Zhunger

BWE at Zhunger Coal Mine, China

  • Zangezur Copper-Molybdenum Mine, Kajaran (due diligence, environmental assessment, mine planning, mine modernization)
  • Unterbreitzbach Potash Mine, Germany (development of an innovative scheme and machinery for a 20-fold production increase of the underground mine)
  • Coal deposits in the Xingjian Province, China (development of advanced coal seam fire fighting procedures, in a team of RAG Ruhrkohle AG)
  • Bardh and Mirage Lignite Mines, Pristine, Kosovo (development of coal seam fire fighting concept)
  • El Mutun Iron Ore Mine, Bolivia (mining concept development and economic evaluation, in a team of DMT Montan Consulting)
  • Nuaparra Tantalite Mine, Zambezia Province, Mozambique (diagnostic study)
Iguig Mine and Dump Advance

Iguig, Mine and Dump Layout, Philippines

  • Hwange Coal Colliery, Hwange, Zimbabwe (diagnostic study on the market potential for Hwange coke within SADC)
  • Nusaminera Utama Coal Mine East Kalimantan, Indonesia (coal blending and barge loading facilities design)
  • Iguig Lignite Mine and Power Plant Project, Northern Luzon, Philppines (Feasibility Study on an integrated mine and mine mouth power plant project, in a team of DMT Montan Consulting)
  • Dimension Stone Sector in Zimbabwe (marketing assistance)
  • SNIM Iron Ore Surface Mines, Mauritania (responsible for analyzing and monitoring the mining operations in a team of IMC Nottingham that acted as Independent Lender’s Engineer for a consortium of international banks)
TO14 Iron Ore

Iron Ore Open Pit TO-14, Mauritania

  • Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Sultanate of Oman (Development of the mines and minerals sector, reorganization of archives, assessment of mines and mineral deposits, review of mining legislation and regulations, analysis of administrative structures)
  • Michevskoje Open Cast Copper Project in the South Ural Region, Russia (Project Management on behalf of IMC Moscow)
  • Iron Ore Open Pit Stoylensky GOK, Russia (Analysis on options to double the production, in a team of IMC Moscow)
  • Technical Partner for the Marange people in Zimbabwe for the development, exploitation and rehabilitation of their diamond heritage concession in Manicaland
  • Independent Lenders' Engineer for erection and commissioning of a 600 t/day parallel flow regenerative shaft kiln in Ndola, Zambia
  • Development of concepts for the elimination of mercury from artisanal and small-scale mining in Sudan and Zimbabwe (in cooperation with AMR Department for Minerals Processing, RWTH Aachen University of Technology)

The video above shows dry crushing of artisanal mined gold ore with a hammer mill at the Al Khanag Gold Market by a custom miller. The dust causes the deadly lung disease silicosis and contaminates the entire place, where thousands of people are working.

Selected Clients

  • Austromineral Ges. mbH, Vienna, Austria
  • BGR Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe, Hannover, Germany
  • Centre for the Development of Enterprises, Brussels, Belgium
  • Cronimet Mining GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • D. M. Wenceslao & Associates, Manila, Philippines
  • DEG - Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, Cologne, Germany
  • DMT Montan Consulting GmbH, Essen, Germany
  • European Agency for Reconstruction, Pristine, Kosovo
  • GIZ (formerGTZ), Eschborn, Germany
  • H. C. Starck, Goslar, Germany
  • Hwange Collieries (Pty) Ltd., Hwange, Zimbabwe
  • Handyman's Lime Ltd., Ndola, Zambia
  • Krupp Fördertechnik GmbH, Essen, Germany
  • KHA International AG, Burgthann, Germany
  • Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Sultanate of Oman, Muscat, Oman
  • P. T. Bukit Baiduri Enterprise, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • P.T. Voest-Alpine MCE Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Shen Hua Group, Beijing, China
  • Société Nationale Industrielle et Miniére (SNIM), Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Royal Marange Clan (Pvt) Ltd., Harare, Zimbabwe

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