To all our clients, staff and technical partners

Ukwazi welcomes the amendments to the lockdown regulations to Level 3 with effect from 1 June 2020.

We do mining remotely or on site, subject to Covid19 health and safety protocols.

NEW SUSTAINABLE MINING Desiging optimised mine closure procedures
SMME
SUPPORT
Small to Medium Mining Enterprose Value Proposition
OPERATIONS Mining contracting solutions
CONTRACTING Mining works management and measurement
MINE DATA
ANALYTICS
Performance driven business intelligence
SITE
SERVICES
onsite and outsourced technical services support
CONTRACT MINING Specialist contrat mining projects
SYSTEM
INTEGRATION
Make separate systems function holistically
MINING
STUDIES
Bankable feasibility studies
ADVISORY Mining advisory and onsite technical services
KPI
REPORTING
Tracking customised performance measures

WHAT WE DO

Ukwazi is a leading African-based specialist mining service provider, focused on leveraging technical and industry insight and expertise to drive commercial success and sector development. Ukwazi is a Zulu word that means “to know”, which aptly describes the nature of our business and our focus on delivering independent advisory, technical systems integration and operational contract mining services.

Our technical engineering approach, combined with strong mining industry experience, allows for operational excellence, cost optimisation and continuous improvement.

Our Competencies

Ukwazi follows sound and proven technical and project management principles, based on relevant experience, a solid track record and industry best practice. The company comprises specialist teams, each focusing on a specific combination of commodity, and style of mineralisation and mining methods. Due to our specialist and niche approach, we can deliver high-quality projects within set parameters and timeframes, at a competitive cost.

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“We wear many hats but
when it comes down to it…
we do mining”

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ADVISORY

Let our expert team members advise you every step of the way, across the mining value chain - from mineral exploration, bankable feasibility studies and independent technical reports for listings, to public reporting, onsite expertise training and skills transfer.

Industry viewpoints have shifted - it is no longer good enough to “sell what we mine”. Today we have to “mine what we sell”

System Integration

Integrated systems provide transparency in execution, deliver management reports, and most importantly, provide a platform for continuous and business improvement initiatives.

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Operations

Contact us for mine contracting and contract management services and technical support. Our outsourced mining contracting solutions optimise our clients’ operations, reduce their costs, enhance safety on-site and add value to their businesses

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SMME value proposition

SMME OFFERING

We offer small, medium and micro enterprises (SMME) in the mining industry ongoing support, expertise, and advisory, assisting them in becoming reputable sector service providers.

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news feed

  • Adviser streamlines mine processes
    Specialist mining advisory company Ukwazi Mining Solutions was selected to assist a major mining client with the streamlining and automation of its planning process for a sizeable Southern Africa openpit coal operation last year.   “The client had many challenges ranging from inconsistent data and misaligned processes to duplicated information within… Read more »
  • Mining industry sunrise at even odds – consultant
    Recent debates regarding the South African mining industry have centred on whether it is a sunrise or sunset industry. Local mining engineering consultancy Ukwazi business development director Spencer Eckstein comments that while the sun may rise on certain aspects of the sector, it may set on other aspects. Read more »
  • Chinese delegation to study South Africa’s mineral codes
    South Africa’s meticulous set of mineral reporting codes has succeeded in attracting a high-ranking Chinese delegation from the Mineral Resources and Reserves Evaluation Centre of the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources (MRREC) in Beijing. South Africa’s Samcodes Standards Committee (SSC) will host the 18-strong Chinese group from October 15… Read more »
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ADVISORY

SITE SERVICES

MINING STUDIES

OPERATIONS

CONTRACTING

SMME
SUPPORT

SYSTEM INTEGRATION

KPI
REPORTING

MINE DATA ANALYTICS

NEW SUSTAINABLE MINING

Contract
mining

WHAT WE DO

Ukwazi is one of the largest specialist mining service providers in Africa, focused on leveraging technical and industry insight and expertise to drive commercial success and sector development. Ukwazi is a Zulu word that means “to know”, which aptly describes the nature of our business and our focus on delivering independent advisory, technical systems integration and operational contract mining services.

Our technical mining engineering approach, combined with strong industry experience, allows for operational excellence, cost optimisation and continuous improvement.

Ukwazi follows sound and proven technical and project management principles, based on relevant experience, a solid track record and industry best practice. The company comprises specialist teams, each focusing on a specific combination of commodity, and style of mineralisation and mining methods. Due to our specialist and niche approach, we can deliver high-quality projects within set parameters and timeframes, at a competitive cost.

Download our competency periodic table

ADVISORY

Let our expert team members advise you every step of the way, across the mining value chain - from accurate technical reporting and analytics, to onsite expertise and training.

System Integration

Integrated systems provide transparency in execution, deliver management reports, and most importantly, provide a platform for continuous and business improvement initiatives.

Operations

Contact us for mine contracting and contract management services and technical support

SMME OFFERING

We offer small, medium and micro enterprises (SMME) in the mining industry ongoing support, expertise, and advisory, assisting them in becoming reputable sector service providers.

ukwazi-SMME offering

Find out more about the Ukwazi
SMME value proposition

miners-weekly-sm

news feed

  • Adviser streamlines mine processes
    Specialist mining advisory company Ukwazi Mining Solutions was selected to assist a major mining client with the streamlining and automation of its planning process for a sizeable Southern Africa openpit coal operation last year.   “The client had many challenges ranging from inconsistent data and misaligned processes to duplicated information within… Read more »
  • Mining industry sunrise at even odds – consultant
    Recent debates regarding the South African mining industry have centred on whether it is a sunrise or sunset industry. Local mining engineering consultancy Ukwazi business development director Spencer Eckstein comments that while the sun may rise on certain aspects of the sector, it may set on other aspects. Read more »
  • Chinese delegation to study South Africa’s mineral codes
    South Africa’s meticulous set of mineral reporting codes has succeeded in attracting a high-ranking Chinese delegation from the Mineral Resources and Reserves Evaluation Centre of the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources (MRREC) in Beijing. South Africa’s Samcodes Standards Committee (SSC) will host the 18-strong Chinese group from October 15… Read more »
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