Leadership Team

Mpho Mothoa – Managing Director


Experience:

  • 20 years in plant experience, he is a registered member of Fossil Fuel Foundation of South Africa and South African Coal Processing Society.
  • Founding member of this Company and holds 52% share Mpho trained as a metallurgist at Kumba Resources (Exxaro)and worked his way up to be a Section Head of Production at Kumba Resources (Exxaro).
  • Assistant Plant Superintendent DeBeers Group in 2003.
  • Plant Superintendent Xstrata Coal Division’s ATCOM Colliery 2005.
  • Commissioning/ Operational expertise at various processing plants:
    • Grootegeluk Coal mine (GG 1,2,3,4 and 5)
    • Xstrata coal Division (ATCOM)
    • Somkhele Anthracite coal mine
    • DeBeers Group (Kimberley mines)

Qualifications:

  • BTech Extractive Metallurgy (TUT)
  • G.D.E Mineral Economics (WITS)
  • First and Middle Management (UNISA)
  • MBA (TUT)
  • Certificate on Program of Chinese Economy and Global trade (Tongji University – Shanghai – China)


Peter Wilson – Board Chairman


Experience:

Peter Wilson is the current CEO for Malvern Engineering, Ingwenya Mineral Processing and Schumar crushers. He has over 28 years experience in General Management, Accounting and General Financing of new start-ups under Malvern Engineering providing equipment and expert technology to countless projects for BHP Billiton, Xstrata, Kumba Iron Ore and many others.


Alugumi Dzebu


Anglo American Sefa Mining Fund
Representative : Alugumi Dzebu

Experience:

Alugumi Dzebu is the Senior Investment Manager for Anglo American’s enterprise development arm, Zimele’s Partnership Funds, and his responsibilities include managing the Anglo American Sefa Mining Fund, which focusses on promoting mining-related investments in the junior mining space.
A qualified geologist by profession, Alugumi has an Honours Degree and a Graduate Diploma in Engineering, obtained in 2001 and 2010 respectively, from the University of the Witwatersrand.
He has extensive and diverse knowledge of the mining industry spanning from exploration, operational experience and funding. He has worked on a number of mining finance transactions both locally and internationally across multiple commodities.


David Norval – General Manager


Experience:

  • Over 37 years experience in the Mining Industry
  • Section Engineer 1991 – Bank Colliery
  • Unit Manager – 1994 Bank Colliery
  • Plant Engineer – 1996 SA Coal Estates
  • Asst. Eng Manager – 1996 New Denmark Colliery
  • Asst. Eng Manager – 1997 SA Coal Estates
  • Colliery Engineer – 2002 Morupule Colliery ( Botswana)
  • Colliery Engineer – 2006 Xstrata Coal
  • Group Engineer – 2007 Ingwenya Mineral Processing
  • Section Engineer – 2008 – Union Mine , Platinum
  • Engineering Manager – 2010 Union Mine , Platinum

Qualifications:

    • Trade 1978
    • GCC Electrical Engineer


Stan Reynolds – Senior Process Engineer


Experience:

      • Over 35 years experience on the Operation and Design of coal processing facilities.

GMB Processing:

        • Mooifontein Plant – 600 tph s/s barrel washer
        • Nkomati Anthracite – Modular Plant

Ingwenya MP:

        • Brakfontein – 350 tph cyclone Plant
        • Sekoko Resources – Modular Plant Design
        • Sentula Resources – Modular Plant Design
        • Somkhele 2 – d/s drum and cyclone plant

Qualifications:

  • Advanced Coal Preparation Diploma


Deon Ackerman – Financial Manager/ Asset Manager


Experience:

      • Deon has 38 years’ experience in the financial management field.
      • Technical Officer – Agriculture Technical Services in 1969.
      • Township manager – Highveld Development Board 1975.
      • General Cost Accountant (responsible for operating costs of the mines, annual and monthly budgeting.) – BHP Billiton (Koornfontein).
      • Prior to joining Ingwenya, he was at Alluex Naledi and Kwena Mineral Processing respectively as Financial Manager.