Mining & Exploration

Team focused on Metallurgy

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Geoff Skelton - Refinery Process Leader

Geoff is an Industry recognized hydrometallurgist with over 30 years of experience in Base and Precious metals hydrometallurgical plant design and operations in South Africa. Geoff graduated with a B.Sc. (Hons) Chemical Engineering from the University of Exeter, UK. He spent 21 years with Impala Platinum Refineries filling roles including General Manager and Project Manager where Geoff was responsible for the metallurgical development of state of the art hydrometallurgical separations processes that are incorporated within Impala’s Enhanced Precious Metals Refinery in Springs, South Africa.


Serame Mashoeng - Process Engineer, South Africa

Serame has a B.Eng. (Chemical) degree from North West University, formerly known as Potchefstroom University for CHE, South Africa. He is a process engineer with experience in R&D and projects covering feasibility studies, design and project execution. His experience ranges from minerals processing and hydrometallurgy with companies such as AARL, Bateman Engineering and CDM Group.


Michael Evans - Project Manager - Wigu Hill, Tanzania

Mike has an MSc in Geology from Natal University, South Africa. He has over 38 years experience as a geologist including 26 years working with Phelps Dodge Corporation. Mike has worked in over 15 African countries where he has directed mineral target generation and on-site evaluation of properties. This included the establishment of exploration operations and the development of major exploration programs, as well as the management of feasibility studies on two major projects. Mike is a Qualified Person.