Robert Pettit

Associate Director, International Operations


Robert is a seasoned mining professional with over 30 years mining and civil mining experience, with the past 18 years in various management roles. He started his mining career in 1989 on Western Deep Levels in South Africa.

He obtained his National Higher Diploma in Metaliferous Mining in 1993 and his Mine Managers Certificate in 1998. In 1998 he joined Cementation Mining in South Africa and started his mining contracting career as a Master Sinker. Robert joined RUC in 2010 as a project manager for the HATS project in Hong Kong.

He has extensive experience in shaft sinking, decline sinking, development and mining construction.

In his career to date, Robert worked on numerous mining and civil projects in South Africa, Africa, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Mongolia.