+27 11 027 5996 caroline@tshifcor.co.za    

20 Pitzer Road,

Glen Austin AH, Midrand, 1686











Prospectivity assessments and target generation
Commissioning and interpretation and remote sensing data sets
GIS-based data collation
Structural geological assessments
Surface and stream-sediment geochemical surveys
Geological mapping
Management and interpretation of geophysical surveys
Exploration project management at all levels, including:
High-level technical consulting and Qualified/Competent Person supervision
Holistic, turnkey exploration project management services
Exploration project design, execution and budget management
Industry HSEC management
Provision of highly-skilled technical staff to exploration projects
Exploration data management including Quality Assurance/Quality Control of all exploration data
Subcontractor engagement and management



Qualified/Competent Persons’ Reporting according to all major Reporting Codes to all major Stock Exchanges
Scientific editing and layout of technical reports
Investor presentations
Geological modelling and Mineral Resource Estimation in accordance with all major reporting codes.













Our geologists have extensive experience in exploration, database management, resource estimation, grade control and conditional simulation. We can take your project from grassroots exploration through the feasibility study stage and into production.


Evaluations of exploration properties
Reviews of exploration sampling results and QA/QC procedures
Optimisation of drillhole targeting for resource definition
Exploration and database management
Creation of 2D and 3D geological, structural and mineralisation models
Statistical and geostatistical analyses
Resource estimation, classification and reporting for all stages of projects from scoping studies through to feasibility studies and operating mines
Due diligence reviews of geological interpretations and resource estimates
Metal accounting and production reconciliations















Application for Prospecting and Mining Licenses
Application for Water Use Licenses
Application for Waste Management
Application for Environmental Authorisations
Environmental Impact Prediction and Assessment,
Environmental Management Programmes
Basic Assessment Programmes
Mineral title and compliance management
PAR (Performance Assessment Reports)
Compilation and submission of Section 11, Section 20 and Section 102
Land access Agreements
Due diligence reviews
Joint venture and other cooperative agreements
Social Impact Assessment
Environmental and social monitoring and management
Environmental liability assessments and financial assurance
Environmental liability assessments and financial assurance
Resettlement planning and implementation
Scoping, Audits and reviews
Closure plans
Risk assessment
GIS mapping and information management
Baseline environmental and social studies

Specialist Studies and Reporting


Ecological Studies
Heritage Studies
Surface and ground water studies
Soil Studies
Air quality Studies
Noise Studies

Traffic Studies


Our extensive experience in dealing with government ensure to provide peace of mind, with rapid turn-around time.














Geotechnical challenges that could influence the development of your site can include geological environment, ground and groundwater conditions and seismicity. Additional challenges may originate from your particular equipment and infrastructure, e.g. vibrating mill foundations, machinery with limited tolerance for settlement and other design constraints for structural and operational purposes.


Planning and Investigation
Geotechnical Design
Construction Support
Geotechnical field investigation, mapping, logging, and data basing
Structural interpretation and analysis
Rock mass characterisation and domain modelling
Geotechnical investigation
Foundation design
Lateral support and retaining wall design
Borrow material investigation
Dam design and safety inspection
Excavations and embankments
Erosion control
Geological hazard assessment
Terrain stability analysis
Tunnel geotechnics and design
Monitoring and instrumentation
Land reclamation















Tshifcor is a professional, well-equipped and highly mobile Reverse Circulation (RC), Percussion and Core drilling company integrating its services as part of a turnkey package to the Mineral Industry and commercial/household water supply. Operations have been undertaken in highly remote areas in all provinces in South Africa. Our well-designed drill rigs are very reliable and sustainable for all types of resources including the success in drilling of iron ore projects. We offer effective and affordable drilling service solutions to our clients in the Mineral Resource, Exploration, Geotechnical investigation, Environmental Industry and commercial/domestic water supply.  


Exploration drilling

  • Reverse Circulation (RC)
  • Core Drilling
  • Auger Drilling
  • Blast Holes-Production Drilling

Percussion Drilling

  • Water Well
  • Rotary Air
  • Geotechnical Drilling







Tshifcor provides services to clients with no borders.

Our Client’s base revolves from all over South Africa and Abroad, including Sudan, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, Angola, DRC and many more.









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