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Mine manager, underground manager

Location:
Malawi
Salary:
$3000
Posted:
January 25, 2018

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CURRICULUM VITAE

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Surname

Chingapi

First Name

Alick

Date of Birth

19th March, 1959

Nationality

Zimbabwean/ Malawian

Drivers License No:

15949G

Cell

+265*********

+265*********

E-mail

ac36xg@r.postjobfree.com

Marital Status

Married

Primary Citizenship

Malawian

Secondary Citizenship

Zimbabwean

Country of Residence

Malawi

Academic Qualifications

Cambridge School Certificate -1977

8 Passes at GCE ‘O’ Level

CHILDREN

NAMES

AGE

Alick (Junior)

26

Alexander

23

Anthea

22

Allan

15

PROFFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

YEAR ISSUED

QUALIFICATION

1999

Zimbabwe Mining Diploma (Mine Manager ‘s Diploma)

OTHER COURSES

YEAR ISSUED

QUALIFICATIONS

1983

Obtained Elementary Certificate in Mining Environmental Control, issued Chamber of Mines of South Africa

1986

Louise Allen Management Program- Shabani Mine

Certificate in Company Employee Awareness Program – Shabani Mine

1988

Zimbabwe Full Mineral Blasting License –issued by Ministry of Mines Zimbabwe

1989

Certificate in Business Economics – Lonrho Mining Division

1991

Certificate in Air Quality Analysis – Chamber of Mines of South Africa

1992

Certificate in Mine Ventilation and Environment

1994

Certificate in Monitoring Safety for Managers

2000

Higher First Aid Diploma ( Valid) issued – Zimbabwe Red Cross

2000

Certificate (Monitoring for Managers)

2010

Pneumoconiosis Act, Chapter 15:08

Initial certificate No.: 1-130751

Expiring 23/02/2015

ACHIEVEMENTS

General Manager

EBOR 5- MBERENGWA MINE- GOLD 2011

Labour force – 70

a)Maintain a zero fatality situation

b)Institution tight grade control right from stopes(Mining ) through to plant leading to high gold recovery.

c)Instrumental in pushing for 2 men machine operator and 1 assistant development headings in big haulages

d)Raises- Pushed successfully for 1 man machine operator in raise mining

e)Promoted awards for safety awareness programmes.

f)With increase in stope drilled metres resulted in high stope ton basing on burden & spacing

g)Tight control on working costs

h)Constant review of labour, skills visa vie production

i)Shaft sinking hit 35m/month record at the time

ACHIEVEMENTS

Mine Manager

LOCATION: Malawi

MINES: Mchenga Coal Mine

Phoka Coal Mine

Period: 2002- 2008

a)Managed to push daily coal output to 240tones per day. Contributing to 80% of the country’s coal production

b)High production enabled mine to export coal to Tanzania

c)Managed to change mines method from room and pillar which was labour intensive to open cast hence high tonnage realized

d)Maintained high production on low cost

e)Introduced a scrape yard store which worked pararell to normal store as away to cutting cost by setting up reclamation team.

Kaziwizi Coal Mine

Period: 2015 to present

f)Pushed production from 65tones a day to 180tones a day.

g)Managed to screen coal to give three products namely; duff, grains and peas.

h)Managed to intensify waste sorting both underground and on surface.

ACHIEVEMENT

MINE CAPTAIN

MINES: Shangani mine- B.N.C

Mazoe Mine-LONRHO (now Metallon Gold)

The Redwing Mine: LONRHO Mining Division

DETAILS

a)Underground mine development; instrumental in introducing- One man operator in raise mining (reduce cost).

b)Increase breaking efficiencies in flat ends i.e. 2, 1*2,0m from 1,2m to 1,4m per blast.

c)On big ends increased breaking efficiencies with jumbo drill machines to 2,8m per blast on 3,0m rounds.

d) Use of mine ventilation knowledge improved mine ventilation, reducing entry so to enable 2 blasts in 24hrs hence increase metrage and production.

e)Behind implementation of mult-skilling machine operator & production crews & setting bonuses for crews.

f)Boosting of scrapper tonnage linked up 2 scrapper hoes in series & it helped in tonnage recoup.

g)Chairperson of sectional safety environmental & health committees with a zero accident motto.

h)Worked hand in hand with technical dept. on grade control especially on issues of washer placement in various stopes/ boxes as means of grade control.

VENTILATION OFFICER

MINES: Shabani Mines

Mangula Mines

Ministry of Mines (Govt of Zimbabwe)

Lonrho Group of Mines

DETAILS

a)Planning of ventilation system (short & long-term) at Shabani mine- mineral mined was asbestos.

b)Exhaust air capacity through mine workings- was measured at 400/sec with over 200 auxiliary underground mine fans ranging in sizes from 381mmd to 572mmd.

c)At Mangula mines, mineral mined copper, was responsible for reducing re-entry period in production areas after secondary blasting, having found the re-entry period from 4hrs down to 15min, hence a boost in production.

d)At Lonrho Group of Mines mineral mined was gold. There were 9 mines at that time. The daily duties were as at Mangula and shabani respectively, but the difference is that this time I was on advisory capacity.

e)Ministry of Mines Zimbabwe: by this time I was the only ventilation officer in the country and my main role was: 1) to inspect all mines in the country as befits mine ventilation. 2) Assist in ventilation planning, both short/ long-term. 3) Make a follow up.

PERIOD

COMPANY

PERIOD HELD

MINERAL

REASON FOR LEAVING

2015- Present

Kaziwiziwi mine

Mine Manager

Coal

2014

Damo Resources

Mine Captain projects

All

Resigned

2011- 2013

Ebor 5 Mine

Mine Manager

Gold

Resigned

2009-2011

Blanket mine

Mine Captain

Gold

Resigned

30/07/2006-2008

Nkhachira Coal Mine

Mine Manager

Coal

Contract End

02/01/2006-30/07/2006

Phoka Coal Mine

Mine Manager

Coal

Change of Job

01/06/2005-08/10/2005

Mchenga Coal Mine (Malawi)

Acting General Manager

Coal

Promotion

2002- 2005

Mchenga Coal Mine (Malawi)

Underground Manager

Coal

Promotion

2001- 2002

Mazoe Mine-Linrho

Mine Captain (Production)

Gold

Promotion

1998-2001

Athens (Lonrho)

Overseer Mine(Development)

Gold

Redundancy

1997- 1998

Shangani Mine

Senior Mine Captain(production)

Nickel

Promotion

1996- 1997

Redwing Mine

Mine Captain(Development)

Gold

Resigned

1992- 1996

Lonrho Mine Division

Group Mine Ventilation officer

Gold

Promotion

1990- 1992

Mhangula Mine Z.M.D.C

Mine Ventilation officer

Gold

Change Of Occupation

1986- 1990

Ministry of Mines

Inspector Of Mines

Various

Promotion

19981- 1986

Shabani Mine

Mine Ventilation Officer

Asbestos

Promotion

REFEREES:

The Manager

Blanket Mine

Post Office Box 4

Gwanda

Tel:+263*********

The Manager

Kadoma Magnesite

Tel:+263*********

Att: Mr. E Muguti

The Director

EBOR 5 Mine

21 Churchhill rd

BIRTHDAY

Zvishavane

TeL:+263*********

Att: Mr BS Masola



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