Global Engineering & Mining Survey Services looks to expand into Africa
30 May 2021 – With more than 20 years of experience in the surveying industry, South African based Global Engineering & Mining Survey Services (G.E.M Survey Services) is looking to expand its footprint into the rest of Africa.
G.E.M. Survey Services has successfully completed projects at major South African operations like, amongst others, Bakubung and Impala platinum mines, Impumelelo coal mine, the Burnstone gold mine and the Kgalagadi manganese mine. Although most of G.E.M. Survey Services’ projects have been in South Africa, the company has also done work at the Blanket gold mine in Zimbabwe and Mopani copper mines in Zambia. It intends spreading its wings and servicing the growing mining industry across the continent.
According to Chacques van der Vyver of Global Engineering & Mining Survey Services, the company provides surveying and survey management services and specialises in mining and construction survey services, which entails managing projects from inception to completion on both brownfield and greenfield projects.
“With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, we are dynamic and goal-oriented company and enjoy complex challenges. Even though we thrive during change, we work systematically and methodically and value delivering services of the highest quality and meeting deadlines continuously,” says Van der Vyver.
Additional services include mine development, auditing, consultation, project management, draughting, 3D Laser scanning, shaft sinking, structural survey, railway surveys, civil surveys, and exploratory surveys.
Van der Vyver adds that the company plays an integral part in training junior surveyors. “We hope that eventually they will be able to make a positive impact as future surveyors on key projects. With many years’ experience in the industry, we bring in-depth knowledge and expertise to the table, working closely with all relevant stakeholders to execute a successful project,” says van der Vyver.