DRA has 20 offices across the globe. Each of our locations is united by a common culture and particular way of working, our commitment to excellence underpins our path to success.
Our diversity is one of our many strengths and we appreciate differences in each other and within the various regions in which we operate. We work seamlessly together, serving clients wherever they need us and collaborating with each other to add value in everything we do.
DRA continues to expand its capabilities in North and South America to meet client needs across both continents. We have extensive capabilities in a wide range of minerals and metals as well as coal preparation, clean coal technology, energy and utility power operations and we are acknowledged as the global leader in the field of dense media separation (DMS). Met-Chem, based in French-speaking Montréal, joined the DRA group of companies in 2016 adding to our already considerable minerals processing capabilities in DRA’s Toronto office. Together with these new skills in mining and geology - with specific experience in Europe, Africa, China, India, North and South America - the team delivers success to any project.
We hold a firm understanding of delivering projects in freezing temperatures synonymous with the northern territories of Canada and the peak temperatures in South America, known to reach +50°C in the summer months. Due to our extensive cold weather engineering experience, our Americas team has delivered over 700 projects and studies in Canada, South America and the USA across a broad range of commodities, specifically in coal, gold, diamonds and lithium.
Our primary North American offices are located in Toronto, Montreal and Pittsburgh, supported by ancillary offices in Nitro and Beckley, West Virginia.
We have formed meaningful partnerships with Australian organisations to provide a multitude of project delivery options to support local mining industry and Australian clients with projects in Africa. Our offices in Perth and Brisbane service the region. DRA has advised on some of the largest and most strategic projects in the Australian / Asia-Pacific region.
Our track record extends across the Asian continent and includes over 40 successful projects in China. DRA’s global procurement hub in Beijing connects us to proven suppliers and logistics experts worldwide to ensure optimal pricing, shortened lead times and reduced risk to clients while our world-class drawing office - based in Vallabh Vidyanagar, India - offers clients a variety of project management and mineral processing plant designing services.
DRA is well-appointed to service all client requirements throughout the African continent from any of its nine strategically positioned offices across Africa.
Our vast experience in the mining and minerals sector has delivered over 1 000 projects studies across multiple sectors and we are known throughout the industry as leaders in the platinum and diamond sector. We have expanded our service offering to clients outside of the traditional resources sector to now include international port and harbour developments and coastal engineering, as well as project management and engineering services in the agricultural industry. In addition, we have delivered extensively on infrastructure projects and are able to offer superior intelligence in social and build infrastructure solutions.
Through the DRA operations arm, Minopex, we provide asset management services to clients around the world. As a leading specialist in the field of contract operations and the maintenance of metal and mineral processing facilities in the coal, platinum and diamond industries clients appreciate full Minopex quality service offering supplied by a truly fit-for-purpose service provider.
Our primary African office is located in Johannesburg, South Africa and supported by offices in Cape Town, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe.