Mine Technical Solutions

Empower. Motivate. Cultivate

Empowering mining and petroleum professionals to reach their full potential through customised skills development and consulting services, bridging the gap between people, process, and technology.


Assessing the Workforce-

Assessing Technical Skills and Competencies based on Mining Companies’ Compliance and Regulatory Requirements. Identify current skills, highlight any shortfalls, outline training needs and classify any earmarked candidates for professional career development.

Standard Courses with Industry Experts

Trainings are aligned with the Mine Value Chain with focus on data interpretation, theory classes, practical lessons, software applications, and best practices. Includes Post-assessment and feedback report.

Bespoke Skills Development Framework

We believe it is paramount to have a systematic and integrated approach to developing a complete Skills Development Framework, which relates directly to strategic goals and business improvement initiatives. A long-term, multi-faceted project of training courses and up skilling programs from technician to experts and management.

Custom Courses with Industry Experts

Trainings are aligned with the client’s Mine Value Chain with focus on data collection, interpretation, theory classes, practical lessons, software applications, company standard operating procedures (SOP’s) and best practices. Includes Post-assessment feedback report.

About Us

Effective skills transfer is vital

Responsible companies place emphasis on individual advancement into substantive positions for increased retainment within Technical and Operational disciplines.IQuip is a provider of Professional Skills Development,and Business Improvementand Technical Consulting Services to the international mining and petroleum (Oil and Gas) industries.  We pride ourselves on bridging the gap between people, process and technology aligned to client business strategies and objectives, by providing custom-fit, value-add, and end-to-end solutions.

Companies that work with us

The feedback reporting is of high quality and of particular importance for the development of individuals in the teamTheir professionalism and attention to detail ensured Endeavour Mining develop its trainees to an appropriate level, in line with management objectives.  I would recommend IQuip’s services to the overall mining community.  I wish to thank Justin Breedt (MD) and his team for the quality of training conducted.  I am very pleased with the results and I am looking forward to have IQuip back at our Mine.   I will share the final outcome of the training sessions with the Endeavour group to enable all other mines to have the benefit of such quality training for our team.”

Mining Manager Endeavour

“The Geological and Geotechnical Training Framework (GTF) includes course summary, content and guidelines relating to Exploration, Grade Control, Reconciliation, Resource Evaluation and Geotechnical Engineering. Training is aligned to AGA’s Mine Value Chain with focus on data collection, interpretation, company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and best practices.  The GTF is categorized according to training levels for Technicians, Supervisors, Senior Specialists and Managers throughout AGA’s Mine Technical Disciplines.”  Their knowledge and attention to detail has ensured that the company develop its human resources to the desired level, year-on-year, and in line with corporate objectives.  I would recommend services such as consulting, training and assessments, etc. related to the Mine Planning Cycle.”

Vice President Geology AngloGold Ashanti

“The training was well received by Barricks’s Mining Manager,  both him and I attended the training.  General feedback from senior Barrick members was that the course was well worth it and “added value.” Additional feedback from the other trainees included:

  • "One of the best course ever seen on Drilling and blast subject." 
  • "This course is one of the best course I had in my domain. This pushes me to move to higher responsibility. I recommend this course to all Mine Engineers." 
  • "One of the best course on Open Pit Mine Design and Optimisation & Contracts!" 
  • “I am extremely pleased that the team got so much value out of the training!”
  • “The practical aspects of the course included multiple visits to the pits, to review practical considerations to our operating practices.  This sparked group discussions in dealing with real-mine issues through applying theoretical learnings of the course.

Regional Mine Planning Engineer Barrick Gold Corporation

Feedback includes "courses is very enriching", "very positive for us" and that the trainer was well managed and helped everyone to understand core principles”

Trainee Perseus Mining

  • The course was exceptionally well received with the highest ever average score assigned to IQuip, by the trainees at 94%. Trainees were content with the trainer's knowledge and performance and complimented on a course well run with an "Experienced Trainer" with another commented “Excellent”.   Comments included “The content of the course is very good and understandable”, “I really find your way of training well, and I encourage you to continue like this”.  With another commenting “nothing to say, everything is perfect”.  The last comment stated “The trainer was really focused on making sure everyone was on track and understanding what she was teaching.  She was more than open to questions, delivering clear and well detailed answers with practical examples
  • Leadership Excellence, Team Dynamics & Succession Development” Course

    Trainee Endeavor Mining

    “One trainee commented "The course is perfect"!  In general feedback “It opened our eyes” after the Mining Cycle was explained to the trainees as it helped put their job responsibilities into context.”


    “The course was well received with trainees scoring an 82% average.  Feedback on trainer’s proficiency: “He is a good trainer”, “trainer is excellent and knowledgeable.”, “an excellent trainer who always answers our relevant questions”, “Trainer is good” and “The trainer is really competent for this course”



    Our Professional Skills Development business model focuses on an enhanced blended training approach through a combination of distance learning, self-paced learning, classroom learning with practical application and exercises,assessments and online discussions. Training and Assessments are aligned with our client’s Value Chain with focus on data collection, interpretation, theory, practical, software applications, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and best practices.

    Social Responsibility

    The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within our Professional Skills Development Framework contribute to social transformation and upliftment and economic growth of the mining and petroleum sectors. Our servicesare intended to promote general skills, increase knowledge, and drive accountability of the Technical and Operational teams


    Detailed feedback reports combine independent and unbiased post-assessment results into a Skills Matrix, and suggests individual plans for career development. The framework also helps define Operating Procedures, Accountability Structure and Training Programs.


    IQuip provides Certificates for each of its courses and AusIMM, CIM, AIME and SACNASP registrars earn PD / CPD points

    Why Choose Us

    Bridging the Gap

    I am passionate about the gap between people, process and technology by providing custom-fit and commercially viable end to end solutions. I work best with decision makers and corporate  influencers both internally and in large mining companies to achieve operational improvement and service excellence.

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    Justin Breedt

    Managing Director
    Mining & Petroleum Engineer

    Our Services

    Courses & Consulting


    “ We learn geology the morning after the earthquake” Ralph Waldo Emerson.

    Mining Engineering & Production

    “All creation is a mine, and every man is a miner” Abraham Lincoln

    Geotechnial & Survey

    “Surveys show that surveys never lie” Natalie Angier


    "The role of a trainer or consultant is to empower the customer, not to make himself indispensable" Bertrand Meyer

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