Jacobus Francois Van Graan

Principal Mining Engineer
SRK Johannesburg
265 Oxford Road 2196 Illovo, South Africa PO Box 55291 2116 Northlands
+27 11 441 1111
+27 11 880 8086


Mining engineering; iron ore; heavy mineral’s; hard rock open pit; hydraulic mining; truck and shovel operations. Mine planning; mine optimisation; mine scheduling; reserve estimation; strategic analysis; feasibility studies; managing and implementing mine planning procedures


Jacobus Francois Van Graan has been involved in the field of mining engineering for the past 20 years. His expertise includes:

  • Production experience at Durnacol underground coal mine for ISCOR in South Africa;
  • Production experience at Thabazimbi and Sishen Iron Ore mine for Kumba Iron Ore in South Africa;
  • Production experience at Hillendale Heavy Minerals sand mine for Ticor in South Africa;
  • Mining engineering, mine planning and optimisation for the Kumba and Ticor operations at both the mine and corporate level;
  • Project work around licence to mine, feasibility studies and strategic analyses for Kumba Iron Ore;
  • Competent person sign-off for open pit hard rock mining operations.


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