Minopex Mining Operations

Minopex Mining Operations

Minopex Mining Operations was established in 2016 with its management team having a combined mining experience of 80 years. This entity is a logical extension to the DRA and Minopex value chain offerings. The addition of Minopex Mining Operations allow us to provide a one stop mining contracting, process contracting and mining/processing projects service offering to our clients, thereby allowing us to assist clients with flexible, integrated, cost effective and highly competitive value added services. The company has a strategy to grow through long term relationships built up through contract performance, sustainable safety, health and environmental practices as well as social and ethical contracting practices.


The company is Level 4 BBBEE compliant and 25% of the company is black owned.

Group Profile

  • DRA Group has +2000 employees
  • +300 Professional engineers
  • +1700 Operational and Maintenance
  • +150 Engineering projects completed worldwide
  • 15 Operations in Southern Africa and Saudi Arabia
  • DRA established in 1984
  • Minopex established in 1996

Services Offered

  • Conventional stoping and development
  • Trackless stoping and development
  • Decline sinking
  • Hybrid mining
  • Trackless equipment operation and maintenance
  • Permanent infrastructure installation, operation and maintenance (conveyors, sub stations etc.)
  • General and specialized construction
  • Mining and engineering scheduling and planning
  • Conveyor installation, operation and maintenance
  • Procurement and support services
  • Contract Management

What Makes Us Different

DRA Global with Minopex Mining Operations has a global vision and is geared for expansion. The company has +30 years of experience in the mining industry and brings a strong project driven culture to the table with substantial financial backing. Minopex, a subsidiary of DRA with 20 years of experience, has a solid operational reputation and brings the required operational systems to the project.

The vision of Minopex Mining Operations is to enter into the contract mining industry and give clients an alternative option with regards to choice of contractor. We believe the industry needs a fresh approach to mining contracting.

The fresh approach, is in doing it “FASTIR”, creating alliances with our clients, share resources and to mine the client’s ore reserves more responsibly.

The whole DRA Group has solid safety records in the mining industry.