ron voordouw

Bsc (Calgary), PHD (Memorial), PGeo (PEGNL)

director, geoscience

Equity Yellow Arrow
Ron Voordouw

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Following extensive academic research and geological surveys on a variety of projects in South Africa and Canada, Ron joined the Equity team as a Project Geologist in 2011. In his role with Equity, Ron has used his broad-based project management and geoscientific skills on a diversity of deposit types at various stages along the mineral exploration life cycle, from early stage exploration and prospecting through to advanced stage projects.

In his role as Director (Geoscience), Ron provides input on geological interpretation and targeting across our active projects, while also taking responsibility for the review and assessment of our technical deliverables.

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Significant Projects


Co-managed prefeasibility-level work program on a VMS deposit that included 19,000 m of drilling (resource, exploration, geotechnical) and expenditure of over $10M.

Detour trend Project, quebec CANADA

Managed year-round exploration work on the Detour Trend projects from 2013-2015, with focus on orogenic gold and VMS occurrences. Work included 50,000 m of exploration and resource drilling, as well as extensive geophysical and geochemical surveys.

south coast mapping project, kwazulu-natal, south africa

Completed 1:50,000 bedrock mapping of complexly deformed rocks within the Natal Metamorphic Province as part of the Council for Geoscience statutory mapping program.

geometallurgical research, university of johannesburg, south africa

Determined the horizontal and vertical variability of platinum group minerals within a segment of the UG2 chromitite (Bushveld complex) at Two Rivers Platinum Mine, resulting in three publications.

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