Vlok Visser : Director

Vlok Visser : Director
Email: webenquiry@ohms.co.za
Designation: Geotechnical Instrumentation and Seismology Consultant
Tertiary qualifications: B.Sc, H.Ed, B.Ed, CoM SC, MBA
Number of years experience: 25 Years

Vlok is a Director and shareholder of Open House Management Solutions (Pty) Ltd (OHMS). After completion of a B.Sc and B.Ed, degrees from the University of Stellenbosch Vlok joined the teaching profession for a few years before entering the mining industry in 1997. Following training as a mine seismologist at ISSI (now IMS), he joined AngloGold in 1998. In February 2000 Vlok joined OHMS as a Seismologist at Hartebeestfontein Gold Mine. His career then turned towards seismological consulting from where he was able to successfully launch a 24/7 seismic monitoring and data analysis facility in South Africa. In 2015 he became involved in geotechnical instrumentation projects. Vlok is now considered a highly experienced geotechnical instrumentation consultant in the mining industry.

Vlok’s project typically includes the following:
  • Deformation-, closure- & stress monitoring
  • Seismic network design, commissioning, and maintenance
  • Stress monitoring and measurements
  • Instrumentation network design and layouts
  • Training in seismology, geotechnical instrumentation