About Us


RME provide services to projects from conceptual through to feasibility stages.  Our company has expertise in deep and shallow type underground mining with special interest in ventilation, cooling, and heat load counter applications for mines. We also specialise in detailed and accurate ventilation and refrigeration simulation models and on-site application of simulation results for practical use in day-to-day mining applications. Furthermore, as part of our North American services, we also provide in training of ventilation and mining personnel in ventilation and refrigeration and engage on an ad-hoc basis with tertiary education departments to lecture and assist in training needs for the industry. Dr. Alex Rawlins has been a part time lecturing professor at Toronto University teaching Ventilation and Refrigeration to final year engineering students for the winter academic season.

Dr Alex Rawlins is the CEO of the Canadian company for establishment, growth, and day-to-day operational needs. He has 30 years of experience in the industry and has been was involved with companies such as Barrick Gold, Anglo American Plc, De Beers, Goldfields, BHP Billiton, Aquarius Ltd, AngloGold, Vale, Xstrata, Glencore, EldoradoGold, Goldcorp, Anglo and Impala Platinum, and many more.

We provide training to companies as required to improve and educate personnel as required. Dr. Rawlins lectures from time to time at universities both in South Africa and abroad and provides special guest lecturing on request to the wider industry. Planning and design through to implementation is one of our special services including on-site personnel services.

RME Consulting has provided services from British Colombia (BC) in the west of Canada through to New Foundland in the east of Canada including down to the South of America, in Arizona and Nevada. We intend to expand and provide greater services for the entire North American market.


RAWLINS MINING ENGINEERS - Mr Barry Rawlins is the operational and CEO of the South African company together with other personnel in the company. They are all highly educated and  experienced in ventilation and occupational hygiene engineering. There are more than 10 personnel located in the global operations and offices. The South African company is a wholly owned  providing ventilation and consulting services to the mining industry for the past 15 years. As a result of globalisation and international requirements, RME Consulting (Canada) Inc. was established in 2010. This company provides the North American mining and industrial industry with a expert class of professional consulting service for ventilation and refrigeration engineering and design for all types of mining (and mining methods) and mineral operations, i.e. from gold, coal, diamonds, nickel, copper, manganese, nickel, potash, to mention a few.



To contact us:

On-site ventilation project discussions with team members

On-site project discussions

Lecturing studentsText Box: RME—RAWLINS Mining Engineers
RME Consulting

Ventilation and Refrigeration Engineering Specialists



RME Consulting (Canada) Inc

Rawlins Mining Engineers (PTY) Ltd

Tel: +1 905 827 3234

+27 18 788 3207


+27 18 788 3207

Cell: +1 289 242 9686    

+27 83 308 3207