Guy Wiid

Guy Wiid (PEng) BSc, MSc Eng (Civil) Mine Closure Planning

Partner and Director of Epoch Resources

Guy Wiid is a director of Epoch Resources (Pty) Ltd and is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is registered as a Professional Engineer with the South African Council for Professional Engineers.
Guy has been involved in the mining waste and environmental management field for 19 years during which time he has worked in the fields of power station and mining waste management, rehabilitation and closure design, implementation of environmental management systems, surface water management, due diligence investigations and project management of construction and rehabilitation contracts.
Areas of expertise include:

  • Project management of construction, rehabilitation, and bulk materials handling projects;
  • Conceptual, feasibility and detailed design of rehabilitation and closure works;
  • Quantification and structuring of financial provisions for rehabilitation, closure and aftercare of mining operations;
  • Conceptual, feasibility and detailed design of mineral residue deposits;
  • Site selection for mineral residue deposits;
  • Seepage and slope stability calculations;
  • Water balance calculations;
  • Design of surface water management systems and pollution control works;
  • Design of hydraulic structures;
  • Environmental liability and risk assessments;
  • Due diligence investigations;
  • Development and implementation of environmental management systems to ISO 14001 standards;