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Etienne Roux

Process Engineer | Director


Mr. Roux is a process engineer with a BSc Eng. Chem (1999) from University of Stellenbosch.

Areas of Expertise

He has more than 22 years’ experience in the process engineering and mining industry with experience ranging from copper, zinc, lead, antimony, titanium, lithium and gold processing in hydro-metallurgical and pyro-metallurgical plants where he filled technical, operational, management and project roles. Etienne is a valuable resource for any project whether being operational or in development phase. 

He is a Registered Member of SME.

His experience base includes a vast variety of previous operations:

  • Goldfields Tsumeb (Namibia)
  • Sasol (Germany)
  • Anglo Research (South Africa)
  • Skorpion Zinc (Namibia)
  • Ahafo Gold (Ghana)
  • Yanacocha Gold (Peru)
  • Tecnicas Reunidas (Spain)
  • Horsehead Metal Products (USA)

Andre Alberts

Process Engineer | Director


He has a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch.

Areas of Expertise

Mr. Alberts is a process engineer with extensive industrial experience in base metal hydrometallurgy.

He fulfilled responsibilities in both technical and production roles involved with material crushing, screening, milling, agitation leaching, heap leaching, solvent extraction and electrowinning processes. His project development expertise extends to include feasibility studies, process design, project management, construction management and process plant commissioning.

His expertise extends to include:
  • Earthworks
  • Engineering design
  • Project management
  • Process plant commissioning
  • Process plant operation

Derick Louw

Electrical Engineer | Director


Mr. Louw is an experienced electrical engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Areas of Expertise

His experience includes that of a maintenance operational engineer in the energy intensive copper and zinc hydro-metallurgical processes including extensive project experience on both green and brown field projects. His professional experience extends from early project development through to commissioning and operation.He further led multi-disciplinary engineering teams to design and implement projects as well as construction industry teams as engineering manager. His experience in this nature of projects had provided him with extensive cost engineering expertise as well.

He has led several engineering improvement projects with industry leading successes on energy management.

Experience Summary

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Our most recent project and operational experience summary includes projects and clients where the CREO core team has played instrumental roles in achieving project success.

Northern Graphite Corporation
Okoruso Graphite Plant

Consulting Engineers

Moxico Resources Plc |Mimbula Minerals
Mimbula, Kalengwa & Timna Copper Projects

Part of Lead Consultants | Project Management

Weatherly Mining Namibia
Tschudi Copper Mine

Owners Team

Rossing Uranium Namibia

Consulting Engineers (as part of Lead Consultants)

Craton Mining & Exploration
Omitiomire Copper Project

Consulting Engineers

Bannerman Mining Resources
Etango 8 Project

Project Engineering Services

Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb

Consulting Engineers (as part of Lead Consultants)