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Mike Begg - General Manager

  • BSc (Hons) Geology.
  • Experience in greenstone environments as exploration and mine geologist.
  • Chief Geologist for 10 years on greenstone related mines responsible for Mineral
    Resource management.
  • Completed initial exploration programme for Lily in 1998.
  • Joined Vantage Goldfields in 2006 as Technical Manager responsible for Mineral Resource management and all technical services.
  • 20 years mining experience.




Eben Swanepoel  -  Mine Manager

  • Master’s degree in Mining Engineering (MSc).
  • NHD diploma in Mine Surveying.
  • Registered Professional Certificated Engineer.
  • Member of the Association of Mine Managers.
  • Former Council member of the Association of Mine Managers.
  • 32 years mining experience, including holding positions of General Manager and Director.


Dr Tony Parry – Group Planning Manager



Johan Scholtz – Metallurgical Manager

  • NHD in Extractive Metallurgy
  • Experience in the gold, platinum/chrome, coal and tin manufacturing processes.
  • 20 Years’ experience in R&D, design, piloting and manufacturing management of specialised chemical.
  • 5 Years’ experience in chemical and thermal nuclear waste management.
  • Joined Vantage Goldfields (MIMCO) in March 2011 as Metallurgical Manager- Central Metallurgical Complex.



Corrie Hallett – HR Manager

  • BA Degree majoring in Industrial Psychology. Industrial Sociology and Anthropology.
  • 30 years experience in Human Resources in the Mining Industry.
  • 16 years at Managerial level in Industrial Relations, Training and Development,  Manpower and 4 years as a Consultant in Training.
  • Joined Vantage Goldfields in April 2

Ig Fourie -  Metalurgical Technical Manager



Ian Moore -  Metalurgical Technical Manager - Barbrook Mines Complex