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We help more than 102 customers in 35 countries get more from every blast. Our solution works in open pit mines, across a range of deposit types and commodities: gold, iron ore, copper, nickel, platinum, silver, uranium and zinc.

Our team

Jacques Janse

CEO

Brisbane Australia

Jacques Janse

CEO

Brisbane Australia

Jacques has over 23 years experience in business leadership, global market expansion, business development, sales management and engineering. Jacques previously held a number of senior management positions in the mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector, as Chief Operations Officer and Vice President of Global Operations. He has also held roles with other world leading companies in their respective sectors which include Anglo American, IBM, Fuji Xerox, GroundProbe and Belden. He has a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Ross Hafner

Global Sales Manager

Brisbane Australia

Ross Hafner

Global Sales Manager

Brisbane Australia

Ross Hafner has over 26 years of Senior Management experience across diverse roles and a number of industries. These roles include General Manager, Global Sales Manager and National Sales Manager and all demanded a strong focus on business development and profitable sales. Organisations include International companies such as UTC, Tyco International and the WoolTru Group. Ross has managed direct sales resources as well as channel partners including Distributors, Agents, Franchisees and Licensees. His success has been delivered on the back of developing professional sales teams with a strong customer focus, delivering a culture of client retention without relinquishing the importance of organic growth.

Our operations team

Adam Crisp

Chief Operating Officer

Brisbane Australia

Adam Crisp

Chief Operating Officer

Brisbane Australia

Adam has over 25 years’ of leadership experience working in diverse and complex supply chains servicing the resources and materials sectors. Having worked in consulting and operational environments for companies such as Caltex, Hanson and WorleyParsons he has a track record of applying operational excellence principles to improve overall performance and ensure businesses remain sustainable and relevant. Adam has a degree in Engineering (Mechanical) and a degree in Business (Marketing).

Bright Kafui Fianu

Regional Sales Manager

Africa

Bright Kafui Fianu

Regional Sales Manager

Africa

Bright has over a decade of experience as a senior technical sales executive in the mining, exploration and power industries across Africa. His experience includes business development for Aggreko Limited, a supplier of power plants to governments, mining and utility companies, and business development for Trana-Tek

Jeff Loeb

Global Consulting Manager

North America

Jeff Loeb

Global Consulting Manager

North America

Jeff manages the consulting group, leveraging his talented team of engineers and professional geologists to increase ore yield for our customers and provide significant value to their operations. Joining BMT in 2013, Jeff has worked closely with our customers across 6 continents. He holds Canadian bachelors and masters degrees in applied science, and has had an interest in the explosives industry from a very young age.

Gemma O’Farrell

Senior Consultant

Australia

Gemma O’Farrell

Senior Consultant

Australia

Gemma has a degree in Geology, a Graduate Diploma in Mining and over 20 years’ experience in the mining industry. Time spent in contracting and consultancy roles have given her a thorough understanding of the business of mining, and a desire to assist clients improve their outcomes. Starting as a geologist dealing with managing grade control and reconciliation on site, to working as a consultant providing practical solutions for clients, Gemma has a wealth of experience to offer. Eight years spent as a consultant with a leading software provider to the industry has provided a unique understanding of the problems that geologists face in mining ore.

Dzigbordi Akorli

Senior Consultant

Africa

Dzigbordi Akorli

Senior Consultant

Africa

Dzigbordi brings over 13 years of experience in grade control and mining operations to BMT. He has worked in mine-to-mill reconciliation, geological database management, mineral resource estimation, grade control and mining operations for Golden Star Resources, Kinross Gold Corporation and AngloGold Ashanti Limited. His mining experience builds on his Master’s degree in Mining Engineering from the Tarkwa University of Mines and Technology and Bachelor’s degree in Geological Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. His research includes control of ore loss and dilution at AngloGold Gold Ashanti’s Iduapriem mine using BMT’s BMM System. These findings were published in 2016 edition of the Ghana Mining Journal. Dzigbordi is based in Ghana and provides technical support to BMT customers across Africa.

Conrad Chambulikazi

Senior Consultant

Africa

Conrad Chambulikazi

Senior Consultant

Africa

Conrad has over 6 years’ experience as a production geologist in open pit operations, working in grade control drilling, blast monitoring, ore mining, ROM pad management and mining operations. Much of his experience involved working with BMT’s BMM System, and Conrad was responsible for blast movement training at AngloGold Ashanti’s Geita Gold Mine, which helped deliver significant improvements to blast monitoring practices. Conrad has a Bachelor degree in Engineering Geology. Conrad brings a wealth of experience in implementing the BMM System and maximizing the value customers can generate from blast monitoring. Based in Ghana, Conrad provides technical support to customers across Africa.

Marcell Silveira

Consulting Engineer

South America

Marcell Silveira

Consulting Engineer

South America

Marcell is a multifaceted mining professional whose work experience encompasses three continents. He worked on mineral resource estimation in Queensland (Australia) and ore control in Colorado and Nevada (USA). His undergraduate degree in Mining Engineering was completed at Minas Gerais State University and Colorado School of Mines. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Mining Engineering from West Virginia University, focusing on mineral economics and data analytics in the mining industry. Speaking English, Spanish and Portuguese, Marcell brings a diversified cultural background and broad technical expertise to the BMT team. He is based in Peru and supports BMT’s customers throughout Latin America.

Harrison Ingham

Senior Consultant

North America

Harrison Ingham

Senior Consultant

North America

Harrison brings experience from surface and underground operations in metals and industrial minerals. He has worked on resource estimation, feasibility, mine valuation, and exploration planning. His consulting experience includes monitoring and mitigating mine workings collapse, and mining industry regulations. A graduate of the Colorado School of Mines (Geological Engineering), Harrison is based in Denver and supports customers across North America.

Katherine Chapman

Senior Consultant

Australia

Katherine Chapman

Senior Consultant

Australia

Katherine has worked as an exploration and mining geologist in a variety of commodities, including gold, iron ore and uranium. As a senior mine geologist of a gold operation in Western Australia, Katherine oversaw the exploration deposit progress into open pit production. In Canada, she was responsible for resource estimation, setting up and managing grade control systems, end-of-month reconciliations, blending, ore and stockpile management. Katherine holds a geology degree from Dalhousie University, Canada.

Dickson Mendano

Senior Consultant

Australia

Dickson Mendano

Senior Consultant

Australia

Dickson has over 10 years of geology experience, from mineral exploration through to mine production, spanning multiple commodities, including gold, diamonds and iron ore. In his roles with RioTinto, Norseman Gold and Newcrest, Dickson was responsible for mine reconciliation reporting, ore feed and stockpile management planning, and training and mentoring of other technical staff and contractors. Dickson holds a BSc - Applied Geology and a MSc – Mineral & Energy Economics, and supports clients across the Asia Pacific region.

Alyssa Kendir

Senior Consultant

North America

Alyssa Kendir

Senior Consultant

North America

Alyssa has a degree in Mining Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and brings experience from working on more than 100 surface aggregate operations across the United States and Canada. She has worked on reserve and resource estimation and classification, acquisition feasibility, short range production planning, and long range strategic development planning. Alyssa is based out of the Denver office and provides support to customers across the United States and Canada.

Our Values

Customer focus

We listen and seek to understand our customers. We work collaboratively with customers to meet and exceed their needs. We are solution focused and committed to deliver high quality products, services and support.

Innovation

Innovation is the basis on which our pioneering solutions are built. We will continue to innovate and be leaders in mine efficiency solutions.

We value people

People are our most valuable resource, and we respect each other, ourdiversity and every individual’s potential. We support every individual’sprofessional and personal development. All of our internal and external relationships are built on mutual respect and understanding in order to create long term value.

Honesty

We conduct ourselves in an honest and trustworthy manner with high integrity in all our relationships with our customers, employees, and business partners.

Creating value

Our professional conduct and work methodology will create value for our customers, employees and shareholders.

“... this system is the ultimate way to go in terms of controlling dilution in the pit.”
Richard Allard,
Senior Mine Geologist,
Apollo Gold–Black Fox Mine

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