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Sarah de Vries

Senior Mining Consultant

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Favourite Movie Quote:
“Hello.  My name is Inigo Montoya.  You killed my father.  Prepare to die.”

Most often heard at work:

I'd rather be:
At the beach

Sarah de Vries

  • Bachelor Engineering (Mining, First Class Honors)
  • Master of Business Administration


Sarah has 14 years of experience in the mining industry, with the majority in underground metalliferous mining.  She has extensive experience in mine planning and scheduling, with experience in both operating mines and feasibility studies.  She has experience in copper, lead/zinc/silver and gold mining both in Australia and Zambia, and has worked with multiple mining methods including block caving, sub level caving, bench (modified AVOCA) stoping and open stoping. 

Recently she has been working in large open pit mines in Zambia, specializing in project management, and drill and blast scheduling and optimisation.  She was responsible for the layout designs of multiple trolley-assist truck haulage systems across two mines, and has a thorough understanding of the design and operational issues that affect the successful operation of trolley-assist systems.

Sarah joined ORELOGY in August 2020, returning to underground metalliferous planning, scheduling and optimisation.