Mining Engineer

Last Updated: 22nd August 2018 (over 4 years ago)



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Age Range
25 to 34

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+9 year experienced Mining Engineer in hard rock Mining; currently employed as the Mining Contracts Manager at Zimasco Pvt Ltd in Zimbabwe. Vast knowledge and experience in Mining Projects Management; Operations Scheduling; Mine Design; Mine Planning; Drilling & Blasting; Production Optimization and Project Planning & Scheduling.


University of Zimabwe
BSc Honours Degree in Mining Engineering

   Aug 2005
— Feb 2010

Passed with a 2.1 class and graduated


Zimasco Pvt Ltd
Contracts Mining Manager

   Nov 2017
— Current

Coordination and Management of all Contract Mining Projects; Daily Production Control & Management of Contractor Mines; Mine planning – Short to long Term; Drilling and Blasting Designs at Contractor mines; Reviewing Mine Performances and Costs; Supporting Contractors with Technical Services; Liaising with Sub-contractors and Service Providers as required; Costing and Budgeting; Mining Projects AFEs; Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly Reports to the Head of Mining Operations; Administration of the Safety, Environment and Health Aspects at Contractor Operations; Enforcement of the Laws and Regulations Governing Mining Operations.

RioZim Pvt Ltd
Mine Planning Engineer

   Jun 2016
— Nov 2017

Providing technical support to management and operations staff; Mine Planning (Short to Long Range); Mine Scheduling; Production Scheduling; Operations Tracking & Daily Analysis; Providing Operational Schedules to Mine Captains; Production Optimization Projects; Monthly Operations Reviews; Weekly Performance Reviews with Mine Captains and Geologists; Planning Meetings Coordination and Scheduling; Budgeting and Costing; Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly Reporting to the General Manager; and Coaching/Training of Junior Mining Engineers. I was also exclusively responsible for the Mine Expansion Development Project.

Bindura Nickel Corporation - Trojan Nickel Mine
Project Scheduler (Planning Engineer)

   Jul 2015
— Jun 2016

Project Planning and Scheduling; Resource Planning; Project Evaluation and Reviews (Managing the Project Master Schedule and Gantt Chart); Scheduling and Facilitating Project Planning Meetings; Project Budgeting and Scheduling of Cost Requirements; Contracts Management; Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly Reporting to the Project Manager and the Technical Director; Project Performance Reviews (Review of KPIs); Mine Designs, Budget & Cost Reviews on a Weekly Basis; Safety Management; Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly Reports to the Technical Director.

Bindura Nickel Corporation - Trojan Nickel Mine
Mining Engineer Planning

   Sep 2013
— Jul 2015

Short to Medium Range Planning; Providing operational schedules to Mine Captains; Drill & Blast Patterns; weekly operations reviews; monthly operations reviews; Coaching/Training of Junior Mining Engineers; Planning Meetings Coordination and Scheduling; Budgeting and OPEX Analysis; Assisting in Long Term Planning; Facilitating the MD’s weekly reviews (EXCO reviews); Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly Operations Reports to the Managing Director.

Zimasco Pvt Ltd
Mine Planner

   Jun 2010
— Sep 2013

Providing technical support to management and miners; responsible for short-term planning, preparing operations schedules; formulating drilling and blasting designs; preparing monthly and annual operations budgets (ABPs); preparing operations reports (daily, weekly and monthly); evaluating monthly operating costs; monitoring mine production performance; administering short and medium term mining projects; costing and implementing projects; preparing mining layout plans; designing production drilling patterns; drafting zero-based costing models and budgets for operations and contractors; enforcing the NOSA Safety System and National Regulations.

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