WorleyParsons’ Mining Centre of Excellence established in South Africa

Date: Dec 12, 2017
Since inception, professional services provider WorleyParsons has been committed to establishing operations close to its customers’ assets. Using knowledge gained from each site, WorleyParsons is able to refine conceptual, design and project execution strategies to help its customers meet the world’s changing resources and energy needs.Through the establishment of Centres of Excellence in capabilities across the globe, WorleyParsons has centralised its specialised expertise in industry specific locations in order to accomplish customer objectives of improving business efficiencies, enhancing tools and capabilities, and achieving performance targets.

With a collective experience of over 120 years in deep level mining and process expertise, South Africa is regarded as one of the world’s best mining environments. Having managed more deep level shaft projects in the world than any other company, it stands to reason that WorleyParsons’ South African operations was established as the global project delivery company’s Mining Centre of Excellence.

Combining world-leading concept-to completion expertise with design and major project delivery capabilities for the minerals and metals sector, from bulk commodities to rare earths, WorleyParsons offers its customers complete mini market solutions from inception to rehabilitation. The company specialises in new project developments and existing facility upgrades or expansions, across the whole range of commodities.

“From strategy to operations we realise value through our extensive local experience and integrated solutions,” says Denver Dreyer, CEO of WorleyParsons RSA. “Our experts have a thorough understanding of the total mining business value chain including exploration for and evaluation of mineral resources, mine planning, permitting and approvals management, mine and mining project development, materials handling and mineral processing, existing facility upgrades, expansions or decommissioning across a whole range of commodities.

“We take a multidisciplinary approach, with teams comprised of experts from across the mining and mineral processing, pyrometallurgy or light metals project lifecycle, to identify challenges early and produce tailored strategies that mitigate risks. We understand the outcomes that our customers want to achieve by using our services and position our value chains accordingly,” says Dreyer.

“We are also in a unique position to be able to offer front-end technical specialist consulting and high-end advisory consulting through Advisian, a WorleyParsons global business that provides management and strategic advisory services coupled with technical consulting and deep domain expertise to address our customers’ business and asset challenges.”

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