Corporate Vision February 2017

, Winner of the award for ‘Best Mining Project Management & Engineering Company - South Africa.’ Sarel Blaauw is a senior partner, executive director and board level director for Tacmin Madini and Tacmin Rafiki, who draws on over 30 years of experience specializing in technical, management and sustainable solutions for open-pit mines as part of the owners teamwith the specific emphasis to work together with all open-pit mining customers, raising awareness, encouraging action, and to design, develop andmaintain safe, optimized, productive and profitable open-pit mines with a view tominimising the environmental impact of operations. Sustainable Solutions To have been nominated for a second award in the same year by CV Magazine is truly an honour, which we at Tacmin can only contribute to: • Maintaining our company’s business strategies to achieve our objectives. • Our vast open-pit mining & engineering experience gained from multi-commodity mines located across Africa. • Our project management capability and ability to work with all levels of mine & executive management, contractors and consultants. • Unique experience gained through operations improvement assignments over a period of 20 years. Backed by the aforesaid values and capabilities enable Tacmin, with limited resources to lead open-pit mining projects of any size or nature through a process of Integrated Project Management during which we obtain buy-in from all team members involved. Where, in 99% of the projects we have been assigned, the Owner had no need to make any changes to their management structure. Aforesaid which can mainly be contributed to Tacmin filling the gaps through talent management where shortage of skills exists. Sarel founded and grew Tacmin Madini from a start-up consulting firm into a multinational, multi- disciplinary company specialising in open pit mining, project management, mine engineering, EPCM contracting, reconciliation and business improvement. Assisting over 30 mines with mine optimisation, reducing costs and training of Clients personnel to develop sustainable optimal mining practices, totalling to aggregated savings of $300 million during operations improvement assignments since 1996. Moving forward, Sarel is keen to build on his company’s sound track record and on future projects incorporate sustainability in project management that takes into consideration the product’s life cycle from a social, environmental, and economic perspective. Aforesaid, which through its partner Tacmin Rafiki, equip over all the necessary skills to analyse the impact that is conducted during project initiation with incremental updates throughout the project life cycle to define and prioritize sustainability risks and opportunities in order to improve a project’s value; the impact to the environment, society and economy as well as the project’s alignment organizational strategy. K Company: Tacmin Madini Name: Sarel Blaauw Email: [email protected] & [email protected] Web Address: & Address: Regent Hill Office Park, Cnr Turley & Lesley Rd, Block B, 1st Floor, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. Bus: +27 11 465 4464 Mob: +27 82 671 6627 ACE16027