Cementation is an underground mine contracting and engineering company, providing mine development and production services for Clients throughout the world. We are focused on safety and committed to our ultimate goal of zero harm within our operations.
We understand that mine owners are looking for safe work, engineering that adds value, and a contractor willing to work with them, and together meet budget and schedule challenges head on. Cementation is and has always been that contractor. Our best for project philosophy embodies all of these concepts.
To fundamentally change the way mine contracting is carried out within our industry, for the benefit of all stakeholders.
To earn the distinction of being the mining contractor of choice of both Clients and Employees through excellence in safety, performance beyond all expectations, and building of long term relationships based on a best for project philosophy.
Strategies change, values don't. Our corporate values remain constant regardless of strategy, Client, geographical location of work, and other dynamic factors within our business.
Murray & Roberts has a long and proud heritage of more than a century and is today recognized as a multinational project lifecycle group. It’s the Group’s vision, by 2025, to be a leading multinational group that applies its project lifecycle capabilities to optimize client’s fixed capital investment. The Group achieves this by focusing its expertise and capacity on delivering sustainable and fit-for-purpose project engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations and maintenance solutions.
The Group delivers its capabilities into three global market sectors: oil & gas; metals & minerals; and power & water.
Murray & Roberts is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, and is listed on the JSE Limited. It has offices in Africa, Australasia, Europe and North America.
The Murray & Roberts Underground Mining platform is comprised of five independently operated Cementation mine contracting and engineering companies, each established and carrying out work in Canada, the United States, South America, South Africa and Australasia. International projects outside of these regions can be handled by one of the companies, or as joint ventures between two or more of the five depending on the project requirements. Collectively, the Cementation companies have carried out projects in over 30 countries and under the Murray & Roberts underground mining platform work together, share global best practices and support each other with specialist personnel and equipment.
The Cementation mining companies making up the underground mining platform are owned by Murray & Roberts.
Kitikmeot Cementation Mining and Development Ltd (KCMD) is a partnership between Kitikmeot Corporation of Nunavut and Cementation Canada Inc. Established in 2005, the partnership services Northern underground mine development work while providing a platform for Inuit employment and training. KCMD is a mining partnership built on safety, success and respect for the North.
Cementation AG (Aboveground) specializes in designing, procuring and constructing multi-faceted systems and facilities for unloading/loading, storing, conditioning and processing minerals. As part of the Cementation USA operating group and our affiliation with the global family of Murray & Roberts Companies, we are well positioned to carry out work in the USA and wherever our Clients take us.
Our team has a strong history of delivering systems that enjoy outstanding reliability, and are designed with Total Cost of Ownership in mind.
A key part of building enduring relationships is delivering value for money, value that is created by being accountable. To us this means formulating real solutions tied to mutually agreed performance measures with incentive/penalty stipulations.
Our fundamental approach is centered on acquiring a clear understanding of the challenges, gathering facts, identifying gaps, and then collaboratively formulating a path to success.
Merit Consultants international (Merit) provides Project and Construction Management services for surface facilities associated with the mining industry. Committed to keeping project control in the hands of the Owner while working seamlessly with the project’s engineering and construction groups, Merit acts as an extension of the Owner’s team to assist in the selection, coordination, operation and management of resources that are “best for project”. These resources include project and construction management personnel as well as estimating, scheduling, contract development and purchasing expertise for projects worldwide. Merit also manages studies, or carries out specific study areas or services from scoping through feasibility.
Established in 1997 in San Diego, California and a member of the Cementation group of companies, Terra Nova Technologies, Inc. (TNT) has become a preferred partner to global Mining clientele, having executed approximately 75 material handling projects to more than 15 countries. With this diverse international footprint supported by offices in the USA and Chile, TNT has earned a solid reputation for delivering successful projects, cost effective quality designs and expert technical support for heap leach stacking systems, overland conveyors, underground conveyors, crushing and screening plants, in-plant conveyors, and agglomeration drums.
In addition our dedication to safety and excellence in service, TNT has earned a reputation as a technical innovator. TNT is the inventor of the patented Super Portable® mobile conveyor system that has been utilized for more than a decade in high capacity copper heap leach operations at capacities up to 10,000 tonnes per hour as well as in one of the world’s first dry tails stacking operations. Other innovations include modular designs to reduce time and cost and increase safety during construction. More recently TNT have adapted these modularized designs and Super Portable® technology for use in high capacity In-Pit Crushing and Conveying systems of up to 25,000 tonnes per hour.
TNT offers a single source solution, supporting our clients from concept through project implementation and plant operation with Engineering Study, Design-Supply, Early Contractor Involvement, EPC and Operate and Maintain contract models.
Cementation is recognized as a "partner of choice" for First Nations and Inuit groups based on the company's focus on opportunities for the communities we work in and respect for the people within these communities and regions. Part of our Mission Statement is to establish long term relationships with partners and it is important that the company's goals are aligned with those of our partners. Cementation strives to achieve this within all Indigenous partnerships.
The Cementation group based in the Americas is comprised of the following companies:
It is important that we have a reporting culture where all our employees are encouraged to report all near misses and close calls. A strong reporting culture will ensure that every hazard is controlled, risk is reduced in the workplace, and harmful incidents are prevented because ...