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DRA appoints James Smith as Executive Vice President and Managing Director for Minopex

26th June 2018

DRA is pleased to announce the appointment of James Smith as Executive Vice President and Managing Director for Minopex. James Smith is the Group Executive for Operations and is responsible for DRA’s Minopex business unit. James has over 20 years’ experience in the mining, industrial and financial sectors where he has held various consulting, investment…

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CCP 12J appoints DRA Group as technical partner

18th June 2018

Mining engineering firm DRA Group will act as a technical partner to mining-focused venture capital company CCP 12J Fund in respect of engineering and outsourced operations and maintenance services. DRA will also be a principal investor in CCP 12J, which was established in terms of Section 12J of the Income Tax Act. Private equity fund manager Stockdale Street, which advises DRA’s largest shareholder, is a co-founder of…

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SRG Reports Its Maiden Resource Estimate for the Gogota Nickel-Cobalt Deposit 44.9Mt @ 1.28% Ni and 0.13% Co

18th June 2018

SRG Graphite Inc. is pleased to report its maiden resource estimate for the 100%-owned Gogota nickel-cobalt deposit located in the Republic of Guinea. The mineral resource estimate, prepared by Montréal based Met-Chem, a division of DRA Americas Inc. (“Met-Chem/DRA”), includes a pit-constrained inferred resource of 44.9 million tonnes (“Mt”) of mineralized material grading 1.28% nickel (“Ni”)…

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Minopex Delivers an Unparalleled Value Proposition

30th May 2018

21 year old plant optimisation expert Minopex, a wholly owned subsidiary of the DRA Group, believes its value proposition positions it as a market leader in its field of expertise, says Renira Reddy – Vice President: Origination at Minopex.   “We believe in our product and our service and we live it. Our goal and…

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DRA Global Consolidates Footprint In West Africa By Securing Sierra Rutile EPC Project

24th May 2018

DRA, has successfully secured a contract with Sierra Rutile Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Iluka Resources Limited, for the expansion of its mineral sands operations in the Bonthe District of Sierra Leone.   Sierra Rutile’s Gangama plant, which was originally constructed by DRA in 2016, will double its capacity to 1000-1200tph at the project’s…

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Prospect Resources Appoints DRA to Arcadia Lithium Project

16th May 2018

Prospect Resources Limited (ASX:PSC) recently announced that it has appointed global engineering firm, DRA to provide engineering services and upfront design for their flagship Arcadia Lithium Project, located 38kms east of Harare, Zimbabwe. The Arcadia Lithium Project represents a globally significant hard rock lithium resource and is rapidly being developed by Prospect’s experienced team. The…

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DRA appointed to task force committee for first ever all-electric open-pit mine

12th April 2018

MONTREAL, April 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nouveau Monde Graphite (NMG) (TSX-V:NOU) intends on completing by the end of 2018 its feasibility study leading to the implantation of the first ever all-electric open-pit mine. The results of this study will serve to confirm the project’s economic viability and to determine how best to exploit the…

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DRA secures Exxaro’s Belfast Implementation Project in Mpumalanga

26th January 2018

Global engineering firm, DRA, has secured a contract with Exxaro Coal Mpumalanga (Pty) Ltd a subsidiary of JSE listed Exxaro Resources Ltd, to construct a 500tph coal handling and preparation plant in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The coal handling and preparation plant consists of primary and secondary sizing stations, overland conveyor, two 7500t silos, low gravity…

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DRA appoints Vikram Jayaraman to its team in the Americas Region

22nd January 2018

Global engineering, project delivery and asset management company, DRA, announced the appointment of Vikram Jayaraman to its team in the Americas Region. Vikram takes up the role of Vice President: Origination to implement DRA’s growth strategy in North, Central and South America. Vikram holds a Master’s Degree in Metallurgy from McGill University and a Master’s…

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DRA acquires Perth based engineering company, Minnovo

17th January 2018

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

1st December 2017

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 Group Holdings appoints Pierre Julien as Executive Vice President – Origination  

1st August 2017

  Toronto, 31 July 2017 – DRA Group Holdings is pleased to announce the appointment of Pierre Julien as Executive Vice President – Origination for the DRA Group.  In this role Pierre will lead DRA’s global origination team in identifying and accessing new business channels, seeking opportunities for growth into adjacent sectors and developing innovative…

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