OSCAR VAN ANTWERPEN

Oscar van Antwerpen is a Mineral Resources Practitioner with the following organizational competency:

  • Development and implementation of Mineral Resource Management Systems
  • Development and implementation of group standards and guidelines for geology, sampling, grade control, and geological block modelling
  • Development of standard exploration safety manuals
  • Development of succession planning programmes, implementation, management, and execution of the programmes
  • Development of effective communication systems between geological, grade control and production teams
  • Development of Resource Development Programs, Life of Mine Plans and implementation – combining the strategy and the execution of these plans into the business strategy
  • Provision of the required guidance to production and financial departments to enable budget planning processes to meet the strategic and operational focuses and targets for production units
View Oscar's Work Experience
DATE COMPANY ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES
2010 Started Minrom Consulting Managing Director and Competent Person MRM Services, Corporate Advisory Services, Geological due diligence investigations, exploration programme development and execution, Competent Persons reports
2009 DRA International MRM Manager Identified and sourced Developmental Mineral projects for DRA pipeline
2009 Creo Design Pty Ltd MRM Manager Expanded the company profile in chrome, manganese, diamond, tantalite and rutile resources.  Managed exploration activities in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon and Namibia
2005-2008 BHP Billiton Manganese operations MRM Manager Managed Mineral Resource Departments: Geology, survey, laboratories, sampling and mine planning
Implemented planning systems in departmental operations,
Developed and staffed competent and functioning departments
Initiated and developed Resource Development Plans and Life of Mine plans
Developed capital and project plans for mines expansions required to meet industry growth
Managed projects for the underground development section
Implemented XPAC and specifically short-term scheduling
Developed a Rock Mechanic engineering department and supplied geotechnical support for open and underground mines
 2000-2004  BHP Billiton Manganese operations  Superintendent MRM Developed ore resource potential for tenements
Implemented short term mine planning programmes on developmental assets
Developed  exploration drilling standards, safety management systems for exploration drilling, geological database management, and geological block modelling standards
Scoped and provided the information architecture for the integrated information system housing analytical data from the surface exploration, daily sampling information, analytical laboratory results and ore shipment data into a single data warehouse Implemented Micromine as a platform for geological modeling
Implemented PitRam as Production Fleet Management System
 1997-2000  BHP Billiton Manganese operations Superintendent: Continuous Improvement

Trained six sigma coach

Developed and implemented a Mineral Resource Management system and compilation and verification and redefinition of ore resource inventory between the different operations, Planned and executed drilling programs on adjacent properties; Managed logistic chain for approximately 2.4 Mt of export product per year; Assisted in technical marketing of ores
1995-1997  Gold Fields of South Africa, Northam Platinum Geologist Mine geologist, underground mapping, drill program management, water sealing, ring cover drilling, exploration drilling, stope mining design, mine planning
1994-1995  Gold Fields of South Africa Postgraduate Geologist Geological mapping, shaft sinking, gold mineralisation patterns in a channel facies environment

For more information on Oscar van Antwerpen’s software skills, projects, certifications, and registrations, please visit (oscar personal site url)

TAKE A LOOK AT THE SERVICES WE OFFER

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CORPORATE ADVISORY SERVICES

Perform independent due diligence investigations on exploration projects and operating projects

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MINERAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Perform Mineral Resource Management Reviews and Audits on exploration projects and operating mines,

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND EXPLORATION

Scope, execute and manage Greenfields exploration projects….

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TRAINING

Geological field mapping, identifying rock units, field mapping and sampling using handheld GPS

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