ASX-listed Arcadia Minerals has appointed Eugene Coetzee as project manager to oversee the construction of the Swanson tantalum mine, in Namibia.

Coetzee brings more than three decades of hands-on experience in engineering and project management across diverse sectors, including mining and construction, highlighted by roles at notable operations such as De Beers Consolidated Mines, Northern Platinum and Moxico Resources’ Mimbula Minerals.