Mineral Exploration and Mining is arising in isolated and underdeveloped countries, and accordingly such companies are finding it exceedingly challenging to source the necessary skills and experience of qualified personnel, who want to live and operate in such countries. In addition to this site, CA Mining have a number of sites dedicated to mining jobs in Africa.

The following employees from CA Global Headhunters comprise CA Mining and they truly are a passionate and highly skilled mining team of hard working recruiters. Meet THE team:

Vivienne Gower

Vivienne is the Managing Director of CA Mining. Holding a BA degree in HR from Stellenbosch University, she joined the company 5 years ago building up the mining team into what it is today. Vivienne has recruited across all the disciplines within mining, making her a knowledgeable and hands-on manager.

Vivienne’s LinkedIn Profile or you can get in touch with Vivienne @ vivienne@camining.com

Nicky da Silva

Nicky is a graduate of the University of Cape Town and has over 10 years’ experience in HR and Recruitment, Nicky focuses on our senior executive recruitment and all mining production roles. Nicky has been employed by CA Mining for almost 4 years.

Nicky’s LinkedIn Profile OR  you can get in touch with Nicky @ nicky@camining.com

Leanne Laas

Leanne is one of our Senior Consultants, specialising in the recruitment of maintenance and trades personnel for the global mining industry. She has been with us for 5 years now and continues to make her mark in her area of expertise on a daily basis.

Leanne’s LinkedIn Profile or you can get in touch with Leanne @ leanne@camining.com

Carly Mcleod

A Psychology Honours graduate, Carly specialises in Finance and Environmental roles within the mining sector. She has networked with numerous senior executives from around the world and has built up a strong rapport with Candidates and Clients alike.

Carly’s  LinkedIn Profile or you can get in touch with Carly @ carly@camining.com

Stuart Crooks

Stuart focuses on HR and Training roles in mining. He has a Diploma in Business Analytics and is currently working on completing his MBA. Stuart comes with 2 years of specialised headhunting experience.

Stuart’s LinkedIn Profile or you can get in touch with Stuart @ stuart@camining.com

Ashleigh Hurwitz

Ashleigh is responsible for our Business Development and the sourcing of Expatriate Geologists. With a BComm Degree, she specialises in finding key talent, market analysis and client management for valued long-term relationships.

Ashleigh’s LinkedIn Profile or you can get in touch with Ashleigh @ ashleigh@camining.com

Stephen Oakes

Stephen specialises in the Mining EPC/EPCM and engineering services sector. To the CA Mining team he brings with him 3 years of recruitment experience along with a Bachelor’s Degree in Labour, Organisational Psychology, and HR Management.

Stephen’s LinkedIn Profile or you can get in touch with Stephen @ stephen@camining.com


Irene Eleftheriou

Irene is our recruitment specialist for the mineral processing and mining supply chain sectors. She graduated almost 2 years ago with an Honours degree in Organisational Psychology focusing on Change Management.

Irene’s LinkedIn Profile or you can get in touch with Irene @ irene@camining.com

Athena Japhta

Athena has been working with the group from 2010 & is our Admin Manager. She has a UCT qualification in Communication and Office Management. Athena manages all admin duties within the team as well as candidate support

 Athena’s LinkedIn Profile or you can get in touch with Athena @ athena@camining.com