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Manager Engineer

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
January 28, 2017

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Mr Kokomana Victor Modibedi

ID: 810**********


Skype: vmodibedi

Drivers License: Code C1

Race: Black, South African

Mobile number RSA: +27-82-759-****

Mobile number DRC: +243-**-***-****


My greatest strengths are hardworking, perseverance, dedication and discipline. I am a very honest professional person and I always try to fair to both myself and my colleagues. I am goal orientated and interested in achieving practical results as well as ensuring the quality of those results. I also enjoy working in an environment that is governed by factual, logical, rational and critical thinking. I am comfortable with analytical problem solving, data analysis and financial analysis. I am a highly analytical and I allow little scope for feelings and emotions. I prefer a structural, tidy and well- organised environment. I am always looking at a bigger picture and try to integrate new ideas with the existing frame of reference. I have a preference for processes such as attention to detail, organization and procedural approach. Lastly, I am very comfortable with change and innovation. EDUCATIONAL BACKROUND

Senior Certificate

Kgamanyane High School

National Diploma

Mining Engineering

Technikon Witwatersrand

Blasting Certificate for Scheduled Mines

Department of Minerals and Energy

Mine Overseers Certificate

Department of Minerals and Energy

Complats Certificate

Chamber of Mines of South Africa

Mine Safety Training

Mineral Resource Management

University of Witwatersrand



Mine Managers Certificate

Department of Minerals and Energy


Postnet Suite 596

Private Bag X3



677 Stamford Close

Constantia Street

North Riding




Company: Anglo-Platinum

Occupation: Mining Learner Official and Production Miner Duration: Jan 1999-to Dec 2002

Duties: Production

o Practically being involved in all production department o Making a work place safe prior to commencing the work i.e. adhering to Health and Safety act.

o Leading and controlling the shift crew.

o Practically learning the human behavioural issues by managing the mining crew.

o Learning to communicate with different people from different cultures. o Practically learning all the associated the production departmental issues i.e. rock engineering, survey, engineering, environmental and safety control and ventilation to understand the whole mine value chain. o Learning to meet production targets under pressure. o Making the crew adhere to SHEQ procedures and standard. o Practically exposed to underground trackless and conventional equipment and learning all the associated equipment parameters.

o Being able to practically understand to whole underground value chain i.e. production drilling and blasting to fixed plant systems and their associated parameters and characteristics.


Company: Impala Platinum Mines Ltd

Occupation: Mining Learner Official and Production Miner and Shift Supervisor Duration: Jan2003 to March 2007

Duties: Production

o In charge of production section

o Meeting production target

o Production planning

o Responsible for the Health and Safety of the employees o Control the budget for the section.

Company: Anglo-Platinum

Occupation: Section Planner

Duration: April 2007 to Oct 2007

Duties: Planning

o Preparing presentations

o Mine design layout, scheduling, summarising and reporting o Supervise the operation of relevant mine design software (e.g. Micro-station V8, Mine 2-4D, EPS)

o Mine planning technical systems and integration and administration o Create short and medium term plans, (monthly, annually, 5 Year) o Maintain technical operating standards

o Conduct benchmarking studies

o Short and medium term reconciliation exercise

Company: Nkomati Joint Venture

Occupation: Mine Planning Engineer

Duration: Nov 2007 to July 2010

Duties: Planning

1. Mine designs and schedules for all open pits activities. 2. Drilling designs and dig plans.

3. Evaluation of mining areas.

4. Ensure that our business plan is adhered to, in terms of tonnage, grade and set destinations. 5. Produce and update LOM production schedules

6. Analysis on Plan vs. Actual and the initiate appropriate actions. 7. Reconciliation on a monthly to LOM plans.

8. Ensure that mine standards are adhered to in all planning and layouts. 9. Perform ad hoc mining engineering.

Company: African Barrick Gold

Occupation: Corporate Underground Mine Planner

Duration: Aug 2010 to May 2013

Duties: Planning

1. Provide professional technical support to ensure layouts and plans are delivered in a timely manner.

2. Develop and implement medium to long term plans and ensuring that budgeted targets are met. 3. Calculation and presentation of mid-year and annual ore reserves to standard as per legal requirements.

4. Ensure that short-term objectives are aligned with medium/long term strategies to meet company objectives.

5. Provide supervision & training to other Mining Engineers in medium/long term planning. 6. Identifying areas for continuous improvement initiatives. 4

Company: AB Global Mining Consultants

Occupation: Mine Planning Engineer (Contract)

Duration: June 2013 to Nov 2013

Duties: Planning

1. Underground and surface mine design and optimisation. 2. Life of mine planning and scheduling.

3. Perform ad hoc mining engineering.

4. Mineral resource management.

5. Mining trade-off studies.

6. Pre-feasibility and feasibility studies.

7. Reconciliation on mine plans.

Company: Shaft Sinkers BVBA

Occupation: Project Planner (Kibali, DRC)

Duration: May 2015 to current

Duties: Project Planning

1. Underground Major Development Planning.

2. Sinking, Construction and Equipping Operations Planning. 3. Project Planning and Reporting.

4. Project Management.


1. Nkomati Ventilation Optimization Project

2. Nkomati Underground Mining Methods Comparison

3. Underground Bench Mining Project

4. Underground Optimal Production Strategy Project 5. Tulawaka Underground Extension

6. Bulyanhulu Upper East Feasibility Study

7. North Mara Underground Feasibility Study

8. Nyanzanga Greenfield project

9. Xstrata (LOM for Horizon, Kroondal and Waterval) 10. Foskor (Pit designs, dump designs and schedules) 11. Kangra (LOM for the underground section)

12. Mupane (Tau life of mine)

13. Kalgold (Pit designs and schedules)

14. Kibali Gold Project (Project Planning)


Studio 5D Planner (Proficient)

Mine 2-4D (Proficient)

Data-mine (Proficient)


Enhanced Production Scheduler (Proficient)

Xeras Financial Modelling

Mineable Shape Optimiser (Proficient)



Company: Nkomati Joint Venture

Contact Person: Marlon van Heerden

Position: Manager Mine Planning

Contact Numbers: +27 (0-13-712-****

Company: Nkomati Joint Venture

Contact Person: Robert Moseme Pr. Eng.

Position: Mining Engineer Projects

Contact Numbers: 072-***-**** / 079-***-****

Company: African Barrick Gold

Contact Person: Tisa Chama

Position: Manager: Manger Mine Planning

Contact Numbers: 011-***-****/ +277********

Company: AB Global Mining Consultants

Contact Person: Ettienne Oosthuisen

Position: Manager: Senior Mining Consultant/Co-Owner Contact Numbers: 012-***-**** / +278********

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