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Phalaborwa, LP, South Africa
March 13, 2018

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Marius Marais

P.O.Box **84



Mobile: 083-***-****


•To obtain a challenging position in a high quality engineering / mining environment where my resourceful experience and academic skills will add value to organizational operations


•Std 10 (1994) Vryheid Agricultural High School

•N2 Rigging Theory Technisa


Role: Senior Rigger

•Working as Senior Rigger at Burger & Company at PMC Lift 2 Project from July 2017 - present

Role: Rigger

•Worked as Rigger at SVG Gears on PMC Acid Plant shut down June 2017

Role: Rigger

•Worked as Senior Surface Rigger at Northam Platinum Ltd from Nov 2008 till Nov 2016

Role: Rigger

•Worked as Senior Rigger Crane Crew at Columbus Stainless Steel from Nov 2006 to Nov 2008

Role: Foreman

•Worked as Rigger Foreman at KZN Rigging from Jan 2004 to Nov 2006

Role: Rigger

•Worked as Rigger / Learner at Iscor Newcastle from Oct 1998 to Jan 2004


• Conveyor Belts


•Stack and Reclaimers

•Jaw and Cone Crushers



•Overhead Cranes

•Mobile Cranes

•Conducting Rigging Studies

•Managing and Issuing of Lifting Equipment

•Monthly Inspections, Colour Coding and Record Keeping of Lifting Equipment

•Rigging Related Accident / Incident Investigations

•Scaffold Erection and Inspection


Iscor Newcastle

•Project SR4 Raw Material Handling Coke ovens

•Disassemble old Stacker and Reclaimer, Install New refurbished Unit.

•Remove Redundant Caster Turn Table

•Remove old turn table from caster floor using two overhead cranes running on parallel gantries

Columbus Stainless Steel

•Remove Overhead Cranes from Decommissioned Furness Building

•Remove overhead cranes from Old Mill by means of opening structure roof and doing tandem lifts with mobile cranes

•Changing Stainless Steel Arch Furness and Convertors on a monthly bases

•Remove old furnace and convertors for relining off line and install refurbished units. Lifts in access of 250 tons

Northam Platinum Mine

•Erect New Derrick Screen Plant

•Assemble structure offline and install as unit using mobile cranes ranging from 80 ton to 550 ton

•Did all Rigging studies, crane orders according to load charts for specific lifts

•Organized side layout to insure smooth operations

•New Boiler Plant at Smelter Complex

•Did all Rigging Studies

•Ordering of mobile crane according to layout and load chart readings

•Did all heavy lifts


•AST Group – Introduction to PC’s and Windows Certificate

•AST Group – Microsoft Word and Excel Basic Certificate

•Qualified as Rigger (2002) Newcastle Training Centre / Iscor Newcastle

•Majuba College – Rope Inspection Certificate

•Growth Link – Basic Management Programme


•Mobile Crane 80 Ton

•Overhead Crane

•Counter Balance Forklift

•Rough Terrain Forklift

•Working at Height, Fall Arrest

•Scaffold Inspection


•Iscor / Mittal Steel Newcastle

Mr. J Coetser (Foreman)

Tel: 034-***-****

•KZN Rigging

Mr. T Venter (Owner)

Tel: 034-***-****

Cell: 083-***-****

•Columbus Stainless Steel

Mr. G Eveans (Foreman)

Tel: 013-***-****

•Northam Platinum Mine

Victor Jele (Engineering Supervisor)

Cell: 082-***-****

•Northam Platinum Mine

Lucky Mosito (Foreman)

Tel: 014-***-****

Cell: 073-***-****


I hereby declare that the above furnished information is authentic to the best of my knowledge.

Marius Marais

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