Cordier - Stagehand/Equipper Mining - St Francis Bay, South Africa

Martin Cordier

St Francis Bay, South Africa


I am a 45 year old male with 27 years of shaft and construction experience


Stagehand/Equipper Mining


installing pipes, construction, civil construction, concrete works

Work History

Charge Hand Shaft Equipping

Solrock Minning

January 2015 - January 2015


solrock mining

From August 2014

stagehand, equipper

Emerald sky construction

From May 2013

re-equipping of Savuka mine main shaft and sub-vertical shaft . Rehabilitation

equipper, shaft foreman, acting general foerman

Grinaker LTA - Avenge

July 2011 - April 2013

shaft construction, stripping and equipping of no 2 shaft Konocco(Lubambe copper mine) from head gear to shaft bottom. Shaft reconstruction and re-opening of the shaft. Installation and alignment of buntings,
Guides, pipes, erecting of tower steel in bottom, installation of loading box.

construction timberman

Ezulwini First Uranium

shaft examination, shaft repairs, station maintenance, tip and laoding box, installation of Centralized blasting systems under the supervision of communication department


Ortec Labour Hire

installing of steelwork in the shaft including all pipes, buntings, guides, brackets. Equipping of station and normal station construction. Installing of first of its kind steel curtain in the shaft.

sinking banksman, stagehand, equipper

Murray & Roberts

(Marikana) normal Banksman duties on a sinking shaft
(West Driefontein Gold Mine Carletonville) stagehand stripping of 9 shaft(vent shaft) from old pipes and build a pluck on 38 level. Normal stage duties and doing civil construction on stations. Move and re-build of stage winder on 38 level.
(Barplats Crocodile river mine) equipper, equipping of shaft from surface to shaft bottom

construction foreman

Africa Impact PTY LTD

ConCor of building the toll plaza and off ramps.
(Northam Platinum), Installing of box fronts , rails and doing shaft examinations- repairs . Remove and install backfill pipes in shaft.
(lanseria airport), Installing of new drain pipes and French drains beside runway

shaft timberman

minroc mining

(Deelkraal Gold mine), Installing of a 450mm Chilled water column in shaft from Shaft bottom to surface.


Grinaker LTA

From July 2001

(Voorspoed mine) Installing of box fronts tips and rails on levels.
(Tintilate Namibia) Installing of water pipes and building of dams connecting it to The plant area.

learner onsetter

gold fileds gold mine

February 1986 - January 1996

 Normal Onsetter duties on production shaft
Northam Platinum , Sinking Banksman doing normal Banksman duties on a Sinking shaft. Promoted to learner stagehand doing normal stage duties. Learner shaft timberman, doing normal shaft duties and station construction.
West Driefontein Gold Mine, Normal sinking Banksman duties, normal stage duties.

Qualifications & Certifications

project management FETC NQF level 4

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jan viljoen

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