SRK Welcomes Mining Engineer Onno ten Brinke

Welcome to Onno ten Brinke, our new Principal Mining Engineer based full time in our Central Asian practice in Kazakhstan. Onno has 23 years of experience largely related to feasibility studies, mine design, planning and business improvement, with an emphasis on strategic mine planning. He has been involved in mine design, construction, operations, production planning and mining method selection for open pit mining projects as well as various underground projects, as part of the senior management of Randgold Resources Ltd (RRL), as a Senior Business Analysist for Gemcom and Maptek and as an independent managing his own consulting firm. After starting as a consultant on the mining software side, practical mining experience was gained during his 7-year tenure with Randgold Resources where he was instrumental in the development of the Loulo, Yalea, Gounkoto, Tongon and Kibali mines. During this time Onno was also involved in M&A activity and he was responsible for signing off all the OC reserves for RRL according to the JORC code, as well as the 20F and 43-101 filings. Over his career Onno has been involved with over 60 mining projects around the world, from brown fields to green fields and ranging from small sized to multi-billion dollar investments across a very wide range of commodities. Onno is a Competent Person in accordance with the requirements of the 43-101 guidelines and JORC Code respectively.

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