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Prof. Richard Viljoen
Prof. Richard Viljoen MSc, PhD, (WITS), FGSSA, FSAIMM, FRSSA, FSEG, FGSI, Pr. Sc. Nat
Prof. R Viljoen has over 30 years in the mining industry including 15 years as chief consulting geologist for Gold Fields of South Africa. Notable past expeience includes the development of significant mines including Northam Platinum, and the Leeudoorn and Tarkwa gold mines, identifying and development of a significant platinum deposit in the Bushveld complex for Akanani Resources, acting as consultant for exploration and mining companies in Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, India and China in the fields of base metals, gold and platinum, a number of Competent Persons Report for projects including the Witwatersrand South Reef Project, Doornkop mine project and the Uramin uranium project.

Prof. Morris Viljoen
Prof. Morris Viljoen MSc, PhD (WITS), FSEG, FGSSA, FSAIMM, FRSSA, Pr.Sc.Nat
Prof. M Vilojen has over 30 years experience in the mining industry following a role with JCI in base metals (including nickel, copper antimony, gold and platinum) exploration and mining in Southern Africa and as consulting geologist for Rustenburg Platinum Mines (now Anglo Platinum Limited). Moreover, he has been Professor of Mining Geology at the University of Witwatersrand for the last 13 years and established the Centre for Applied Mining and Exploration Geology that identifies and develops mineral projects including the Amalia and Blaaubank lode gold deposits, the Akanani/Afri Ore platinum project, the Uramin uranium project.

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