Specialist Consultants to the Mining Industry


Lithium, Tin, Coltan and Tungsten


The MSA Group has a demonstrated track record of executing Lithium, Tin, Coltan and Tungsten projects:

Africa / Global

Regional review of the lithium potential of the pegmatite belts across Africa and ad-hoc consulting to various clients on the prospectivity of various pegmatite belts of deposits and assistance with building a lithium portfolio.
Technical review of press releases for client’s lithium projects.


2017-present: Competent Persons oversight and guidance on a client’s tin and tantalite portfolios.


2018: Review of the tin, tantalite and lithium potential of clients properties in the Kibaran Belt.

2018: Competent Persons oversight on a large lithium (+tin) project in the DRC.

2016: Review of the lithium potential of the Manono-Kitotolo deposit.

2015 – current: Competent Person review of tin and coltan project in Maniema Province.

2015: Competent Person review of tin exploration programme in Katanga Province.

2013 to Present: Qualified Persons reporting and Mineral Resource Estimation for the Bisie Tin deposit – a primary high grade tin deposit in Eastern DRC.

2011: Mineral Resource estimation and Competent Person’s Report (JORC) on a tin project in the Limpopo Province of South Africa.

2010 – 2014: Competent Person supervision of tin-tantalum exploration and evaluation programmes in Katanga Province.

2009: Technical due diligence of the Manono Pegmatite tin-lithium deposit in Katanga Province.


2011: Technical due diligence and recommendation on the Kenticha Tantalum Mine in southern Ethiopia.


2017-present: Ongoing work on a vein -hosted Zirconium project west of Antananarivo


2017-present: Competent Persons Reporting and oversight on the Rubicon Lithium project.

2017-present: Competent Persons Reporting on the Uis tin project.

2017-present: Competent Persons oversight on the Tantalite Valley tantalum and lithium project in southern Namibia.


2016-current: CP oversight of tin exploration programme (tailings and hardrock).

2015: Review of a tin dump retreatment project and grade and tonnage estimate.

2013: Development of a mine safety programme and associated training modules for a tantalite mine.

Sierra Leone

2013: Technical due diligence of a tantalum project in Sierra Leone.

South Africa

2016: Due diligence and CP oversight on lithium potential and exploration of LCT pegmatite in the Steinkopf-Vioolsdrif district.

2011: Mineral Resource estimation and Competent Person’s Report (JORC) on a tin project in the Limpopo Province of South Africa.


2015: Technical due diligence and Competent Person supervision of tin exploration and evaluation programme.

2015 – current: Competent Person oversight and Mineral Resource estimation and Competent Person’s Report (JORC) on a tin deposit in Uganda. Ongoing consulting.

2013: Project development plan and financial model for a tungsten deposit in Uganda.

2012: Technical due diligence and recommendation for a tungsten deposit in the Southern Region of Uganda.


2017-present: Qualified Persons reporting and technical oversight of the Kamativi Lithum Tailing project.

2017: Site visit and technical review of various lithium properties across Zimbabwe for a client.

2016: Petrographic study of lithium mineralisation in LCT pegmatite and Competent Person’s oversight.


Recent clients include AAIC Consultants Israel Ltd, African Panther Resources AG, Alphamin Resources Corp, Alpha Prime Commodities Ltd, Australian Vanadium Ltd, Belair African Metals Sarl, Chemaf SARL, Cronimet Central Africa AG, Greenhills Resources Ltd, LMTD, MMR sprl, Pella Rwanda Resources Ltd, pH Consulting, Prospect Resources Ltd, Tantale Mining Katanga, Thani Dubai Mining Limited, West African Minerals Corporation and Wildcat Petroleum Partners Ltd.