The Team

VAUGHN DUKE

Partner 
PrEng,BSc Min Eng (Hons), PMP & MBA 
vduke@soundmining.co.za

Expertise:
General Management, Mining Engineering, Technical Evaluation, Financial Evaluation, Due Diligence and Project Management

Commodity Exposure:
Base Metals, Gold, Uranium, Platinum, Chrome and Coal (mostly underground)

Country Exposure:
South Africa, Ghana, Mozambique, Portugal, Namibia, Canada, Zimbabwe and Zambia

PIETER POTGIETER

Partner 
B Ing Mynbou, Bsc. Mining Eng (Hons) 
ppotgieter@soundmining.co.za

Expertise:
Mining Engineering, Mine Design, 3D Modelling, Scheduling, Estimating & Planning

Commodity Exposure:
Base Metals, Gold, Platinum and Coal (mostly underground)

Country Exposure:
South Africa, Africa and Russia

PHILLIP NEL

Partner 
ND Mine Survey, Project Management 
pnel@soundmining.co.za

Expertise:
Mine Surveying, Planning, M2-4D, Mine Design and Scheduling

Commodity Exposure:
Platinum, Gold, Chrome and Copper (mostly underground)

Country Exposure:
South Africa

MALCOLM PAUL LOTRIET

Partner 
Pr. Eng. ,B.Sc Mining Engineering, PMP
mlotriet@soundmining.co.za

Expertise:
Operations Management, Technical Evaluation, Financial Evaluation, Due Diligence and Project Management

Commodity Exposure:
Platinum, Copper/Cobalt, Gold, Diamonds, Platinum, Uranium, Molybdenum, Base Metals, Bauxite, Niobium & Iron

Country Exposure:
South Africa, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, DRC, Lesotho & Tanzania

GRAHAM PETER STRIPP

Partner 
Ph.D, M.Sc, B.Sc Mining Eng (Hons) 
gstripp@soundmining.co.za

Expertise:
Mining Engineering, Project Management, Due Diligence and Technical Evaluations

Commodity Exposure:
Coal, Copper, Gold, Cobalt, Platinum, Chrome, Industrial Minerals, Fluorspar, Rare earths, Tungsten.

Country Exposure:
South Africa, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, USA, Chile, Zambia, Botswana, Rwanda, Tanzania, Philippines, DRC, Spain, Georgia, Macedonia

DIANA VAN BUREN

Partner 
BSc Geology Honours , Pr Sci Nat
dvanburen@soundmining.co.za

Expertise:
3D geological modelling. project management. Data gathering, validation, analysis as well as monitoring of quality control aspects. Data point mapping using GPS systems, processing and mapping of field data along with supervision of field assistants.

Commodity Exposure:
Coal, Copper, Gold, Fluorspar, Iron-Vanadium

Country Exposure:
South Africa, Mozambique, DRC, Poland