The following excerpt from Mining Review Africa:
Africa’s mining industry may no longer be feeling the worst effects of the past low commodity price recession but nonetheless remain impacted by a global investment market who are extremely risk averse and conservative when lending money.
This environment has opened the door to a new breed of engineering firms, who unlike many large-scale conglomerates, offer low overhead costs, extensive industry experience and no hierarchy structures that prevent quick decision-making. Erudite Strategies, established early in 2017, offers these benefits to the market, and more, writes LAURA CORNISH.
G4eps is proud to announce that the Erudite Group of Companies has successfully acquired a controlling stake in our company.
Being part of the Erudite Group of Companies, allows us to offer a comprehensive engineering and project management service across the engineering spectrum and add substantial depth to our project development experience on the African continent. Furthermore, we are excited about the future of this company with its fresh approach to transformation and the recent appointment of our new executive chairman Mr Vincent Raseroka.
Our clients are assured of our continued commitment to them through application of the approach and culture that you have become accustomed to. G4EPS will continue to operate as an independent entity, supported with the additional depth in engineering capability and project experience of the Erudite team. Through the consolidation of certain overheads we have improved our competitiveness whilst enhancing our capacity.
The Erudite Group is an engineering company that operates mainly in the mining industry, providing project development services from concept, through feasibility and ultimately execution and commissioning. Feasibility studies are delivered in accordance with international requirements as dictated by global stock exchanges.
See news section below for the interview with Erudite’s newly appointed Chairman, Vince Raseroka and CE, Johann de Bruin and learn more about our approach to African-focused EPCM mining services providers.
Erudite chairperson Vince Raseroka and CE Johann de Bruin discuss the need for an African-focused EPCM mining services provider.
Click here for the full article on engineeringnews.co.za.
In order to expand the already diverse engineering capabilities offered, Erudite Engineering (Pty) Ltd was formed through the acquisition of a controlling stake in EVH Consulting Engineers, effective November of 2017.
We are excited to have Etienne van Heerden and his team on board and look forward to facilitating additional growth through this entity. Etienne has been appointed as Managing Director of Erudite Engineering (Pty) Ltd and is supported on the Board by Stefan Venter who will take responsibility for the financial and corporate functions.
This entity will provide comprehensive Civil, Structural and Infrastructure Engineering services and we are pleased to announce that we have already secured appointments in the industrial and commercial space. Read More.
We are particularly proud of the delivery track record that the team holds in terms of African projects and we embarked on an exploratory visit to the mining sector in West Australia during November of 2017. The purpose of the visit was to explore the value that we could add to the local mining industry who hold mineral tenements in Africa and the response was very positive.
The visit attracted enough attention to justify an interview with local mining industry media leader, Creamer Media who interviewed Johann de Bruin earlier this month. Read More.