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Lycopodium ADP

Lycopodium ADP is an engineering and project management consultancy which provides a complete range of services for the evaluation, development, implementation and optimization of projects mainly within the mining and minerals processing industries.

Subsequent to the acquisition of a majority shareholding in the ADP group by Lycopodium Ltd, the company (previously named ADP Projects) was aligned to operate in line with the Lycopodium Minerals business in Perth, Brisbane, Toronto and Manila.

ADP Marine and Modular

ADP Marine and Modular targets fit for purpose project execution requirements and smaller scale pre-engineered plant and technology supply to national and international marine and land based diamond, mineral sands, coal and gold mining industries.

ADP Namibia

ADP Namibia operates from Namibia to offer locally based services to the country.

ADP Africa

ADP Africa provides supply and logistics services from a warehouse and offices situated in Johannesburg South Africa.

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ADP Kukama

ADP Kukama operates from Botswana to offer locally based services to the country.

Lycopodium Limited

  • Minerals

    - Mineral Processing
    - Materials Handling
    - Plant & Mine Infrastructure

  • ADP Group

    - Mineral Processing - mainly diamonds
    - Fixed & Modular Process plants
    - Underwater Mining

  • Process Industries & Renewables

    - Speciality Chemicals
    - Pharmaceuticals
    - Research & Development
    - Food & Beverage
    - Manufacturing
    - Renewable Energy

  • Infrastructure

    - Power Generation & Distribution
    - Concentrated Solar Power
    - Industrial Buildings
    - Water Supply Treatment, Disposal
    - Accommodation & Townships

  • Orway Mineral Consultants

    - Comminution Circuit design, Modelling and Optimisation
    - Hydrometallurgy
    - Process Plant Consulting and Commissioning

ADP Group Quick Facts

World's First

We designed and built the world's first diamond mining walking jack-up platform

Leading Suppliers

We are the leading supplier of innovative modular processing plants

Successful Execution

Since 1997 we have a record of successful project execution without any form of client related legal dispute

Open Book Policy

We believe in an "open book" policy with our clients.

Fit For Purpose

We pride ourselves in producing "fit for purpose" solutions to our clients' requirements

About ADP

ADP Group comprising of Lycopodium Minerals Africa; ADP Marine and Modular;  ADP Namibia; ADP Kukama and ADP Africa  have played a meaningful role in some of Africa’s most interesting minerals processing projects within the mining industry.

Based in Cape Town, ADP Group commenced operations in 1997 as Alluvial Diamond Projects and today boasts a list of successful mining industry projects predominantly in Africa, however also in Canada, Brazil, India, Indonesia and Australia.

ADP Group has over the years supplied diamond plants and mining technology to the likes of Namdeb, De  Beers, Debswana, Trans Hex, Gem Diamonds, Rio Tinto, BHPB and Petra Diamonds. With the acquisition of a majority shareholding by Australian based firm, Lycopodium Limited, this will further strengthen ADP Group in becoming the leading Diamond Projects EPCM Company in the Diamond Industry.

Both Lycopodium Minerals and Lycopodium ADP will be targeting the gold and base metal sectors and as such, ADP Group has been specifically structured as a group of companies so as to be able to optimally and cost effectively offer a full range of projects, consulting services and process plants to its clients, from conceptual studies and pre-engineered plants through to larger scale project execution using EPCM or lump sum contracting models.

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Project Highlights

Modular Tailings Treatment Plant

Debswana Diamond Company Ltd, known as Debswana, is located in Botswana and currently the world's leading producer of diamonds by value operating four diamond mines in central Botswana, including a coal mine. 

In 2009 ADP was commissioned by Debswana for the design of ... Read more

RAC - Red Area Complex

ADP was commissioned by Namdeb for the design and implementation of the RAC project in Oranjemund, Namibia.

Final objective of the facility was to produce an export diamond product from all the Namdeb production sites as well as final sorting and treatment of De Beers... Read more

Sendelingsdrif Project

ADP Marine and Modular were commissioned by Namdeb to determine and implement a complete economically viable and sustainable solution to mine the Sendelingsdrif alluvial deposit located in Namdeb’s Orange River Mines Mining License Area (ML42) on the Namibian side of the Ora... Read more

Venetia Recovery Front End Optimization Project

Venetia Diamond Mine is situated in the Limpopo Province , 35km due South of the joint border between South Africa , Botswana and Zimbabwe. Venetia is De Beers’ largest South African producer of rough diamonds with its main treatment plant (MTP) rated to treat 900 tph of ma... Read more

Gahcho Kue

De Beers Canada
Discovery, FEED, detail design engineering.


Letšeng Diamonds (JV - Gem Diamonds and Lesotho Government)
Pre-feasibility study, feasibility study and EPCM services for new process plant to expand mine capacity from 4,8mtpa to 10mtpa including all associated infrastructure as well as po... Read more


Expansion project, subcontracting to Fluor, design and site support.

Jwaneng Cut 9

Debswana (JV - De Beers and Botswana Government)
Cut 9

Process engineering services for concept study.
Tailings Treatment Plant

Concept, pre-feasibility study, feasibility study and engineering, procurement... Read more

Orapa Plant 2 DMS Efficiency

Debswana (JV - De Beers & Botswana Government)
Cut 3

Process engineering services for concept study.
2 Plant DMS Efficiency

Concept and detail design for brownfields optimization to existing process plant.
Test Reco... Read more


Anglogold Ashanti / QKR
Optimization Projects

Concept, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies; detail design, procurement, engineering and commissioning support for a portfolio of optimization projects.


Gecko/Imerys Gecko
Pre-feasibility study for greenfied process plant at Okanjande deposit, and EPCM services for brownfields conversion of Okorusu Fluorspar process plant to process graphite from Okanjande.


Iron Ore
Anglo American
South Africa
Concept study for low grade DMS upgrade.


Storm Mountain Diamonds (JV - Namakwa Diamonds & Lesotho Government)
Concept and EPCM services for brownfields expansion of process plant.


Namdeb (JV - De Beers & Namibia Government)
Marine Dredging Treatment Plant (MDTP)

Concept through to Commissioning.
No3 Plant Upgrade

Detail design, procurement and site engineering support for MCC and electrical upgrades... Read more


Lucara Diamonds
Concept, pre-feasibility (to National Instruments 43-101 Standards), PEA and studies for new diamond mine including all infrastructure.

ARDC - New Evaluation Vessel

De Beers Marine
South Africa
Pre-feasibility study, feasibility study, detail design and engineering site & commissioning support for treatment and recovery plant for new sampling and evaluation vessel.


De Beers
South Africa
Concept, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies; detail design, procurement, engineering and commissioning support for plant upgrades.

ADP Group Directors

Andrew Jakins

Managing Director
ADP Holdings

Gerhard Meyer-Rodenbeck

Group Technical Director
ADP Holdings

Stephen Woodhead

Group Financial Director
ADP Holdings

Rod Leonard

ADP Holdings (non-exec)

Peter Dawson

Director: Non Exec
ADP Holdings

Neil McDougall

Director : Non Exec
ADP Holdings

Steve Burks

Managing Director
Lycopodium ADP/ADP Kukama

Colin Kubank

ADP Holdings (Non exec) / Lycopodium ADP

Viv Reyneke

Director/Director: Non Exec
Lycopodium ADP/ADP Kukama

Toby Lambooy

Managing Director/ Director
ADP Marine and Modular/ADP Africa

Francis Petersen

Director : Non Exec
ADP Africa

Etienne Buhr

ADP Africa

Mmetla Masire

Director: Non Exec
ADP Kukama


ADP Namibia Company Profile

ADP Namibia (Pty) Ltd, in partnership with their sister company, ADP Marine & Modular (Pty) Ltd, is a world leader in the development and implementation of customised and innovative solutions for modular mineral processing plants, shallow water mining, walking jack-up platforms and dredging.


ADP Group commenced operation in 1997 and today boast an impressive list of successful projects in the mining industry. More information about our company can be obtained by downloading our company profile.


Lycopodium ADP is focused on delivering engineering excellence, value and innovation, both as a member of the ADP Group of companies and as an operating company of Lycopodium Limited. More information can be obtained by downloading our company profile.    

ADP Marine & Modular Company PROFILE

ADP Marine & Modular (Pty) Ltd is a world leader in the development and implementation of customised and innovative solutions for modular and macro modular mineral processing plants, shallow water mining, walking jack-up platforms and dredging.