DRA is a multi-disciplinary engineering group that delivers mining, minerals processing and infrastructure services from concept to commissioning, as well as long term contract operations and maintenance services.
DRA Group Holdings (PTY) LTD DRA Minerals Park, 3 Inyanga Close, Sunnighill, 2157 P O Box 3567, Rivonia, South Africa, 2128 Tel: +27(0) 11 202 8600
In 1984, we started design and construction management of minerals processing plants in South Africa. This soon expanded to include projects across Africa and the rest of the world.
We have established ourselves as leaders in these areas in Africa and are rapidly expanding our business in other parts of the world. Our expertise covers a wide range of commodities including but not limited to gold, platinum, coal, ferrous metals, diamonds, uranium, base metals, potash and rare earths.
DRA is a private company owned by our employees. We employ over 3300 people globally. Our workforce includes 1480 engineers and project managers from various disciplines, draughts people, operators and support staff. Our people are our most valued resource and many are recognized as leaders in their fields.
As part of our offering, we provide a comprehensive list of engineering services required to advance a mineral project from concept to commissioning. Our contract operations division operates and maintains numerous minerals processing plants around the world on behalf of our clients. In addition, DRA undertakes the design and construction management of surface and underground mining projects through is expertise in both hard and soft rock design and the use of specialized software.
We also offer the design and implementation of associated infrastructure projects such as ports, roads, bridges and accommodation.
Our headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, provides engineering support to our offices and operations in nine African countries. DRA TAGGART has an office in Pittsburgh, USA and Toronto, Canada, which employs approximately 350 people, to support our operations in South America. Additionally, DRA has offices in Australia (Perth and Brisbane), India and China, which support regional and global projects. DRA representative in the Botswana Chamber of Mines is Gerhard Hendriksz, Managing Director – Minopex Botswana.