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DRA acquires Perth based engineering company, Minnovo

DRA expands its footprint in Asia-Pacific via acquisition of Minnovo Global engineering, project delivery and asset management group, DRA, has completed an Australian acquisition to advance its growth objectives in the Asia-Pacific region. Engineering, project delivery and contract operations specialist, DRA, has achieved another major milestone in its international growth strategy with the execution of…

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DRA appoints Senior Vice President in Australia

Johannesburg – 24 November 2017 – Global engineering and project delivery company, DRA, announced the appointment of Christo Visser to its team in the Asia-Pacific Region. Christo takes up the role of Senior Vice President: Origination to implement DRA’s growth strategy in Australia, South East Asia, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Visser holds…

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DRA lands its first causeway development in the marine environment

Global engineering firm, DRA was recently awarded the contract for the development of a port facility and associated infrastructure for the export of bauxite, by Alufer Mining in Guinea. PRDW has been selected as the marine and causeway designers for the project. The Alufer Bel Air Mine project is DRA’s first causeway development, which expands…

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Engineers running supply lines in parallel to deliver on time and on budget

Engineering firms are continuously being challenged to think further out of the box to meet tighter deadlines and cut down on costs in what has become a very competitive construction and mining environment. When multi-disciplinary global engineering group DRA was awarded the Whabouchi Mine project, they were requested to have a building shell for the…

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DRA awarded Elikhulu Gold Tailings Retreatment Plant project

Multi-disciplinary international engineering group, DRA has been appointed by JSE-listed Pan African Resources to deliver a detailed design and construction supervision service for its Elikhulu Gold Tailings Retreatment Plant facility planned for its Evander operation in Mpumalanga. This is a substantial project relative to the size of Pan African Resources’ operations in the Evander area…

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DRA partners with Emcon Consulting Group in Namibia

Multi-disciplinary global engineering group DRA has joined forces with the Emcon Consulting Group in Namibia in providing various services to the mining industry in that country. DRA Namibia will function as a franchisee under the Diversified Engineering division of the Emcon Group. It will not only be afforded the obvious benefits of a franchisor concession,…

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DRA launches graduate programme to address skills shortage

JOHANNESBURG (HR Pulse) – In order to further the number of qualified graduates with practical experience in the industry, global engineering firm, DRA is launching a two-year graduate programme that will see the firm taking on eight graduates across several disciplines in the next year. Louise Dercksen, Group Human Resources Manager at DRA, says the…

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Structured Advantage

JOHANNESBURG ( African Decisions) – On any given day in Africa, new mining environments are being explored, giving rise to particularly good growth performance for both those in the industry and the nations that have the resources the world wants. However, while multidisciplinary global engineering group DRA continues to expand its strong engineering capability within…

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Entrepreneurs pursuing gold dump projects, ‘pennyweight’ opportunities at depth

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Fresh from developing seven superb gold projects in Africa, mining project company DRA is excited about new gold project opportunities opening up in South Africa, where its sees much potential in gold tailings retreatment and also in underground gold deposits that are still rated in the pennyweight-per-ton measure of the pioneering past.…

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