Drilling and blasting excellence beyond the surface

  • banner_04
  • banner_01
  • html5 slider
  • banner_03
jquery slideshow by WOWSlider.com v7.7


Telephone Number:+27 (0)13 246 1623
Fax Number:+27 (0)13 246 2579
Email Address:info@highpointmining.com


Directors and Managers - Mining Qualifications

Founder and Co-owner
Albert Hufnagel

National Diploma in Electric Engineering
Managed mining and engineering projects in opencast mining since 1986

Managing Director and Co-owner

Johan Coetzee

Electro Mechanical Engineering since 1993
Managed mining/ engineering Opencast and Underground production and projects since 1999
International Executive program with WITS University 2011
Contract Drafting and Negotiation skill with University of Pretoria
Management Development Program (MDP) through UNISA
First Line Management through UNISA
General Manager at Sandvik Mining and Construction before joining Highpoint Opencast Mining Services.
Managing Director of Highpoint Opencast Mining Services

Operations Manager

Japie Gouws

Actively involved in the mining industry since 1971
Obtained Mine Overseer certificate in 1981
Mine Manager on several projects (Extrata Atcom, Nkomati Antracite)
Opencast and Underground (Fiery Mines) blasting certificates
Drill Pattern Designer in collaboration with customers and consultants
Responsible for all blast designs
Responsible for managing, placing coordinating all projects

Engineering Manager

Terry Keeley

Mechanical Engineering since 2000
Contract Manager at Sandvik Mining and Construction up to 2012
Area Manager at Sandvik Mining and Construction up to 2014
Completed a management program at WITS University
Completed Drill Master program in USA
Excessive knowledge of Drilling Equipment and industry.