Well rounded and acquainted mineral exploration and open pit mine geologist in base metal commodities from a wide range of geological settings with seven (7) years hands on experience. Competent user of mineral exploration and mining software tools: ArcGIS, MapInfo, ioGAS, VNC modular dispatch system, AcQuire Database, Vulcan and PlantWeb digital plant architecture monitoring system. Registered Engineer (REng) and Professional member of The Engineering Institute of Zambia (PEIZ).
Dealing with all aspects of daily, weekly and monthly ore production geology activities at Barrick Lumwana’s multi stage open cast (pit) mines involving designing of ore blocks to be mined using Vulcan mining software, supervision and verification that ore block mark-ups in the pits are done correctly by the geology technicians. Ground verification and monitoring of ore blocks being mined with use of VNC modular dispatch system, supervision and management of ore dilution through ore spotting. Monitoring and management of the building and rehandling of Run of Mine (ROM) stockpiles as surveyed at Mid of Month (MOM) and End of Month (EOM) by Mine Survey section. Ensuring daily ore blending (crusher feed plan) is done in accordance with the weekly mine plan as planned by the Mine Planning Engineers. Real time ore crushing, milling and copper process grade monitoring from the metallurgical process plant by use of PlantWeb architecture software and advising the process plant section on real time challenges pertaining to copper grade variances in ore blocks being mined in the pit and ROM stockpiles being rehandled from ROM pad. Providing input into the daily, weekly and monthly mine planning, equipment scheduling and ore production meetings with relevant mine stakeholders. Preparation of ore production daily reports as well as participation in the production of the monthly ore reconciliation (mine-mill and resource model-mine) reports.
Weekly planning of the Grade Control (GC) drill patterns, areas and total meterage in line with the budget forecast. Supervision of the GC rig and sampling, Logging of GC Reverse Circulation (RC) chips into the AcQuire database system, QAQC management as well as management of the RC GC contractor(s) on the mine site.
October, 2016-December, 2017
Berkeley Mineral Resources (BMR) Plc-Enviro-Processing Limited (EPL). Kabwe, Zambia. Project Exploration Geologist
Defining a near surface alluvial Zinc (Zn) deposit by use of geochem from surface Leach Plant Tailings (LPT) and Wash Plant Tailings (WPT) canal effluent to high-grade feed the tailings on the acquired Large Prospecting Licence (LPL) of the former Zinc-Lead (Zn-Pb) Mine of Kabwe Town, Zambia.
Sampling of tailing dumps on the LPL for Metallurgical Test Works for the upcoming metallurgical processing plant then that had an objective of recovering Zn, Pb and possibly Vanadium (V) and Silver (Ag) from a suitable metallurgical process route that was to be adopted. QAQC field sampling and laboratory management; and supervision of geology field and laboratory technicians.
Five Wood International Mining Limited (伍木国际矿业有限公司)
Restricted Ndola Rural Emerald (Lufwanyama) Area: Exploration and small scale emerald mining
▪ . Modelling, Planning and target generation of new areas to be mined for gem quality emeralds
Blue Tape Ventures Limited. Mumbwa, Zambia.
▪ Exploration and small scale copper mining-Chisaka Copper Mine.
Business or sector Project Management, Geology and Mining Consultant
2). JKL Associates Limited: Geo-technical and Piling Engineers Limited. Lusaka, Zambia.
▪ Carrying out geo-technical field investigations
▪ Follow up on collected field investigation data, sample preparation and submission to geo-technical laboratory
▪ Interpretation and processing of collected field data into technical information that can be submitted to the technical director for analysis, review and report write up.
Defining a near surface Zinc (Zn) deposit on the acquired Large Prospecting Licence (LPL) from Leach Plant Tailings (LPT) and Wash Plant Tailings (WPT) dumps of the former Zinc-Lead (ZnPb) Mine of Kabwe Town, Zambia.
▪Sampling of slag and tailing dumps on the former ZnPb Mine of Kabwe for Metallurgical Test Works for the upcoming metallurgical processing plant that has an objective of recovering Zn, Pb and possibly Vanadium (V) and Silver (Ag).
▪ Logistical preparation for site mobilization and possession for geological work
▪ Compiling, review and analysis of green field mineral exploration data
▪ Target generation
▪ Technical report write up
▪ Six (6) weeks intensive training in planning and execution of activities on mineral exploration programs
The University of Zambia
2007 - 2012
| Bachelor of Mineral Science
Introduction to Geology (evolution of the universe, components of the earth, natural resources)
Geology of Zambia and Stratigraphy
Ore genesis, Economic Geology of metallic and non-metalliferous ores
Ore genesis, ore and industrial mineral exploration methods and techniques
Mining geology and statistics
Applications of Geology: Geo-technical Engineering and Environmental Geology; Geophysics and Geochemistry, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing
ArcGIS, MapInfo Discover 3D, Coreview, Interdex
Microsoft Windows Suit
Solid Field Geology and Geotechnical skills with Sound Mine Geology knowledge with regards to production and grade control
Professional member of The Engineering Institute Of Zambia (EIZ)
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