KENNETH HANEKOM

Strategy Consultant
+27 (82) 925 3595
kenhanekom@gmail.com

INTRODUCTION

Seasoned Strategy and Operations Consultant with over 40 years’ experience in mining operations and processes. Hands-on expertise in cross-functional team management and organizational development.

SKILLS

  • Analytical thinking
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership
  • Strategic planning

EDUCATION

  • Project Management Certificate
  • Programme for Management Development
  • Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency, Metalliferous Mines
  • National Diploma for Technicians, Metalliferous Mining

INDUSTRIES

Copper, Gold, Mining, Platinum

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Mopani Copper Mines –Manager: Strategy (2013 – 2016);
Responsible for coordinating mining plan to increase production; Developed and implemented mining strategy and transformation plan and process in collaboration with Operations Team to change the prevailing culture on the Mine
Anglo American Platinum – Senior Mining Engineer and Mine Manager (2008 – 2012);
Responsible for consolidating mining training in the group and to establish Siphumelele 2 shaft as a training Mine within an operational environment; Curtailed Operations Rustenburg;
Managed transition from operating shafts to care and maintenance: reclamation and vamping, labour relations, re-skilling and re-deployment; Provided consulting, auditing and day-to-day liaison with joint venture partners and mine management at Mototolo, Modikwa and Leborwa Platinum Mine (Bokoni) and Unki Mine in Zimbabwe
Read, Swatman and Voigt Consulting Engineers – Senior Mining Engineer (2007);
Provided mining design services to Anglo American Platinum and Eastern Platinum Mine for feasibility studies and projects in execution
President Steyn Gold Mine – General Manager and Director (2006 – 2007)
South Deep Gold Mine – Strategic Development Manager (2004 – 2006); Responsible for strategy development; the mineral resource function, rock engineering, environment and security
Goldfields, Gencor – Senior Manager Operations: Kloof Gold Mine (2002 – 2004);
Managed operations at 3 producing shafts; Mine Manager:
Saint Helena Gold Mine (2000 – 2002);
Senior Technical Manager (2000);
Responsible for operations of three metallurgical plants, surface infrastructure, surface transport, environment and the regional mine planning encompassing the Beatrix, Oryx and Saint Helena Gold Mines; Mine Manager: Oryx Gold Mine (1999 – 2000);
Managed underground gold mine;
Manager Mining: West Driefontein Gold Mine (1998 -1998); Responsible for operations;
General Manager: Evander Gold Mines (1996 -1998); Responsible for managing underground operations;
Unit Manager and Acting Manager Mining: Buffelsfontein Gold Mining Company (1994 -1996);
Unit Manager and Underground Manager: Unisel Gold Mine (1992 -1994); Underground Manager and Production Mine Overseer: St Helena Gold Mines Limited (1986 -1992);
Shift Boss and Technical Trainer and Acting Chief Technical Trainer and Acting Mine Overseer: Beatrix Mine (1983 – 1986)
Rand Mines and Harmony Gold Mine – Learner Official and Shift Boss (1975 – 1982)

CAREER HISTORY

Strategy Manager: 2013 – 1016

Senior Mining Engineer: 2007 – 2012

Multi-level Mine Manager: 1983 – 2007

Learner official and Shift Boss: 1975 – 1982