Consultant Project Management, VWC PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERVICES, Feasibility,engineering.manufacture and construction of Gold, Coal,Platinum amd Copper Mining Facilities,Port facilities, Southern Angolan Rail,Residential Buildings

START Date: 
February, 1985
END Date: 
July, 2013
  • Project management and control services provider on a consulting basis for 17 years.
  • Emerging market experience –South Africa, Angola, Ghana, Gabon and Namibia.
  • Multi-disciplinary experience gained on over 30 projects in the mining, petrochemical and building industries from concept through to project execution, commissioning and operations.
  • Feasibility Studies.
  • Environmental Studies, Social and Labour Plans.
  • Knowledge and comprehensive understanding of project data management processes and systems; successful implementation of accepted project management practices, business systems and reporting for numerous companies.
  • Experienced in the preparation of project execution and business plans and procedures.
  • Mentoring and training of project controls staff.
  • Development of project schedules,estimate preparation, cost plans, monitoring and earned value assessment, management reports and presentation preparation.
  • Project close out reporting.
  • Change management.
  • Delay analysis, evaluation and preparation of contract claims. 
  • The preparation of specifications and contracts for engineering procurement for cost estimating purposes, manufacture and construction.
  • Setting up of reporting structures to measure key performance indicators for the monitoring and control of the drilling and downstream functions required for input to geological and mine modelling.
  • Cost modelling, optimisation of production, establishing targets and using the measuring of key performance indicators identify and rectify losses for mining operations.
  • Project review,evaluation of project risk and feasibility, preparation of investor presentations.
  • Evaluation of mechanised mining methodology and improvement of planned maintenance systems to improve performance and optimise costs and productivity.