Joseph Mainama

Associate Partner / 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: mining studies from scoping to feasibility level of study across different commodities; project management for upstream and implementation phases, mine operations management, due diligence and project reviews. Mine optimization studies.


Joseph Mainama has been involved in the field of mining engineering for the past 21 years. His expertise includes:

  • Scoping, desktop and concept studies on platinum, gold, and diamond deposits;
  • Pre-feasibility studies on platinum, gold, diamond and copper projects;
  • Feasibility studies on platinum, gold and diamond projects;
  • Project reviews on platinum, chrome, manganese and diamond projects;
  • Mining engineering reviews for platinum, chrome and manganese projects;
  • Project management in gold, chrome and platinum mines;
  • Mine optimization studies in diamond, platinum and gold mines;
  • Mining project close-outs in platinum mines;
  • Production management in gold and diamond mines;
  • Resources and reserves audits in gold, chrome, manganese and platinum mines;
  • Independent technical review of mining projects.
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