Potential areas of improvement exist within any facility – we provide insight, analysis, strategy and advanced technology to help clients make the best operational decisions within specific time and capital constraints.

By applying our extensive expertise to everyday plant operations, we are able to reduce operational downtime and, in turn, increase revenue for our clients.

For more than three decades DRA has been the catalyst for growth of numerous clients by perfecting efficiencies and effectiveness to optimise operational output.

Our clients, throughout the world, have greatly increased their profitability by reducing operating costs, achieving throughput rates and maximising plant availability.

We use proven methods to strategically address the various aspects of an operation and implement activities that continuously improve on past performance to enable clients to achieve their next stage of growth and create competitive advantage over rivals.


As the leading contract operator of mineral processing facilities in Africa, we specialise in the commissioning, operation and maintenance of mineral processing plants.

Our expertise extends to both greenfield and brownfield operations, we are able to provide the most time efficient and cost effective solutions to our clients. With our unrivalled experience in facility improvements it is clear why customers have, and continue to choose DRA as their partner of choice.

Our credibility in asset management is acknowledged throughout the industry, a result of our vast experience and the expansive knowledge of our process engineers, specialist maintenance, asset management, training and safety management teams across various commodities.

Over the past three decades, DRA has mastered its capabilities to operate plants across the globe in temperatures ranging from -50 ˚C to +50 ˚C.

DRA’s solid understanding of our discipline, markets and sectors ensures that our delivery to clients is timeous and flexible. As partners to our clients, throughout the duration of a project, we deliver exceptional service, which adds real value, while reducing risk and improving productivity.


In order for operations to continually achieve optimal output it is essential that assets are reviewed on an on-going basis. By analysing the overall functionality of a plant and its equipment, we are able to advise clients on areas of improvement to enhance performance and productivity.

Our sound knowledge in lean operations aims to provide perfect value to our clients through a perfect value creation process in the following engineering disciples:

Underground infrastructure
Process and debottlenecking audits
SIMM audits, vibration analysis
Concrete structure audits
Stormwater, earthworks, roads, water, buildings
PFC, HV, LV instrumentation and control audits
General mechanical engineering and materials handling design
Sectional closures and total rehabilitation



Over three decades we have faced many challenges together with our clients and in finding workable solutions to these obstacles, DRA pioneered a world-class program known as our Mine Operations Management System (MOMS).

MOMS is an effective tool, used by clients worldwide, to maintain better control over their supply chain, improve control and management of their process plants, and ensure their assets are delivering maximum efficiencies.

The system produces the right information and delivers accurate data to the right people at the right time, providing the required insight for pro-active decision making.

Delivering a powerful combination of financial, distribution, costing, scheduling, maintenance and production tools, that can be implemented as needed, MOMS enables clients to increase ore throughput while maintaining quality.

Designed to provide an optimal experience to the end-user, MOMS facilitates the effortless management of workflow-driven processes such as procurement, production, budgeting, maintenance and internal cost requisitions.

By creating the reporting and input dimensions and frequencies, MOMS develops accurate costing, at a detailed process level, and provides a comprehensive transactional analysis to clients.