Sahara have Open Pit and Underground specialists and systems that streamline mining operations.  This leads to lower OPEX and higher PRODUCTIVITY. Dispatch - Mine Management System

  •    Dispatch – Minetrack Mine Management System
  •    Grade Control Systems
  •    Pit scheduling/Optimisation
  •    Studies /Owner Operator v Contract
  •    Emergency Response Systems (ERS) / Mines Rescue
  •    Contract Mining and Drill and Blast
Beau Nicholls
Beau Nicholls - Operational Improvement
Beau is a founding director of Sahara. Beau has 20 years of geological and mining related experience ranging from open pit and underground mine production, resource definition to grass roots exploration. He has been involved in operational and consulting capacities for numerous world class deposits in over 20 countries in Australia, Eastern Europe, Africa and North and South America. Linkedin Profile can be viewed here: br.linkedin.com/pub/beau-nicholls/6/339/697/
Bradley Chapman
Drill and Blast
Bradley is a seasoned West African expatriate. Brad has spent over 20 years working for a number of large Drill and Blast contractors in West Africa. Bradley is a specialist estimator for Drill and Blast and also have extensive management experience in large drill and blast operations around west Africa.
Kerry Griffin
Grade Control
Kerry has 20 years professional experience in mining geology, resource development and exploration in Australia, Africa, South America and Asia including senior roles with such companies as Newcrest Mining, Sons of Gwalia, Consolidated Minerals, Ivanhoe Mines, Aspire Mining Limited, Haranga Resources Limited, Lindian Resources Limited and Altan Rio Ltd. Kerry undertakes grade control systems and resource estimations to JORC and NI43-101, working in Surpac software.
Beau Nicholls
Grade Control
Beau is a founding director of Sahara. Beau has 20 years of geological and mining related experience ranging from open pit and underground mine production, resource definition to grass roots exploration. He has been involved in operational and consulting capacities for numerous world class deposits in over 20 countries in Australia, Eastern Europe, Africa and North and South America. Linkedin Profile can be viewed here: br.linkedin.com/pub/beau-nicholls/6/339/697/
Linton Kirk
Owner Operator v Contract
Linton has over 30 years varied experience in mining, earthmoving and management covering both open pit and underground operations. His operating experience includes gold, iron ore and copper in five countries, Australia, Zambia, Papua New Guinea, Zimbabwe and Ghana prior to becoming a consultant in February 1997. He has lived for 8 years on mines in 3 African countries plus has visited some 9 others on business or consulting assignments.
Kenneth John Ridout
Kenneth John Ridout
Ken has over 25 years of Maintenance and Operator Training experience in the international mining Industry.  He has worked extensively throughout West Africa in training and mentoring national and expatriate staff and is available to support start up operations or due diligence review of ongoing operations..  Capabilities are defined below

  • COMPRESSORS - High and Low pressure Sullair, Atlas Copco, Ingersoll Rand compressor and booster servicing, fault diagnosis and rebuilding.
  • DRILLING RIGS - UDR, Schramm, KL, KWL, EDM, Caterpillar, Sandvik, Reedrill, Driltech, Atlas Copco, diamond, Reverse circulation, Blast hole drill servicing, Maintenance and fault finding and rectification.
  • TRUCKS and EXCAVATORS - Cat, Komatsu, Liebherr, Hitachi, Volvo experienced trades people
  • TRAINING and assessing of trades people and Operators.
  • MANAGEMENT - Workshop and Maintenance management including Setting up procedures and assessment of personnel