Mission, Vision & Values

Who We Are (Mission)

WE DESIGN, SINK AND REHABILITATE SHAFTS.  ANY MINERAL. ANY GEOLOGY. ANYWHERE.

We are your trusted and reliable shaft sinking partner from start to finish.  Exploratory Drilling. Design & Engineering. Sinking. Rehabilitation. 

We treat every project as the unique challenge it is, working together with our customers to understand the problems they are facing - be it challenging ground conditions, harsh climates, or other unique circumstances.  We then tailor our methodology to reflect the customer's individual requirements. 

What We Aim For (Vision)

We strive to be the partner of choice in shaft sinking projects.

Our customers trust us as a leader in shaft sinking.

We develop close relationships with our customers and gain intimate knowledge of their needs, creating added-value by making it possible for them to concentrate on their core businesses.

How We Are Getting There (Values)

COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE

Quality Assurance:  We plan meticulously and perform thorough reviews to deliver quality work to budget and on schedule.

Expertise:  Our team is comprised of talented individuals who bring a wealth of industry knowledge, skill, and experience to the table.

Competence:  We pride ourselves on personal and professional competence and strive to deliver them in every project.

CONTINUOUS INNOVATION

Innovation is our tradition:  It has been for the last 120 years and will continue to be our tradition in our future operations.

Development:  We continuously play a leading role in the development and introduction of new technologies.

Technology:  We use the latest technologies and methodologies in our approach and when that will not suffice, we pioneer new ones.

CUSTOMER ORIENTATION

Partnership:  We build long-term relationships based on trust and reliability.

Results:  We are focused on delivering excellent results in every project because we want to see our customers more than once.  

Performance:  We push to exceed the normally accepted industry standards in terms of precision, durability, costs and timing.

PROTECTING OUR PEOPLE

Safety Plan:  Each project has a customized safety program to ensure our people have the safest possible working environment.

Training:  We continuously train our managers and team members on health and safety in the workplace.

Supervise:  We also implement strict codes of conduct to ensure these trainings are applied in daily practice.

RESULT ORIENTED

Resource Management:  We sustain ongoing profitable performance through cost awareness and continuous improvement in our cost structure.  Our resources are planned, organized, and managed effectively and efficiently.

Long-term:  We have a long-term oriented growth strategy and not a focus on the short-term gain.