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Engineer Mine

Location:
Baguio, Benguet, Philippines
Posted:
March 19, 2020

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PERSONAL DETAILS

Name: BELARDO FRANCISCO MAGPILI, JR.

Civil Status: Married

Height: 165.10 cm.

Weight: 55 kg.

Nationality: Filipino

Home Address: #** ****** ****, ****** *******

Baguio City, Philippines

Telephone #: 063-**-***-****

Cell phone #: 092********

E-Mail Address: adcc2a@r.postjobfree.com

Work Profile:

Work experience for about 30 years in the mining industry here in our country and abroad. With vast experience in mining acting in various positions from Junior Mine Engineer, Mine Shift Boss, Mine Foreman, Mine Planning Engineer, Senior Mine Engineer, Mine Engineering Superintendent, Quarries’ Engineer & Project Engineer in both Open Pit and Underground Mine Operations, I can contribute to the success of your present mining undertakings. I am also knowledgeable in computer operations using Microsoft office – word & excel and some mining soft ware's like Minemap, Datamine, Gemcom Surpac and MineSight.

Employment History:

Dec 2011 – March 2013 Senior Mine Engineer Oceana Gold (PH) Ltd.

Duties:

Supervises the Mine Planning, Mine Survey, and Statistics Section and other activities that provide engineering and other technical requirements to the Mine Division.

Coordinates with the Mine Superintendent for the proper implementation of the mining plans.

Tours the mine to observe implementation, modifies or improves plans, if necessary.

Coordinates with geology, exploration and grade control groups to gain information on ore sources, location, type, tonnage & grade, and other geological information necessary for planning and designing.

Reviews statistical reports, production and equipment performances and other studies made by Mine Planning Engineers and Mine Statistician.

Projects/Works Undertaken with the Company:

OceanaGold Philippines is a subsidiary company of OceanaGold. A newly opened mine engaged both open cut and underground operations.

Aug 2008 – Nov 2011 Production Engineer – U/G Operations Oceana Gold (NZ) Ltd.

Duties:

Do Mine Planning for Frazers U/G Mine in Macraes Operations.

Do drill and blast designs for Retreat Long Hole Open Stoping (RLHOS) method.

Do designs on Rock Bolting - U/G Support system.

Coordinates with geology and exploration to gain information particularly the HW & FW of the orebody for stope planning.

Prepares daily & weekly production reports.

Tours the mine to observe implementation, modifies or improves plans, if necessary.

Projects/Works Undertaken with the Company:

We are engaged in underground mining in Frazers U/G Mine in Macraes Operations of OceanaGold.

Feb 2008 – June 2008 Asst. Manager – Pit Operations MG Mining and Energy Corporation

Duties:

In charge of the Over All Management of surface mining operations.

Directly responsible to all Mine Superintendents for the proper implementation of the mining plans and the attainment of all production objectives both “over-burden” & coal stripping.

Coordinates with geology and exploration to gain information for all open pit-able coal resources.

Tours the mine to observe implementation, modifies or improves plans, if necessary.

Projects/Works Undertaken with the Company:

We are engaged in Coal Mining Operations and “washing” (in CPP – Coal Processing Plant) Coal for export or local usage

June 2007 – Dec. 2007 Senior Mine Engineer TVI Resources Dev’t. Phils. Inc.

Duties:

Supervises the Mine Planning, Mine Survey, and Statistics Section and other activities that provide engineering and other technical requirements to the Mine Division.

Coordinates with the Mine Superintendent for the proper implementation of the mining plans.

Tours the mine to observe implementation, modifies or improves plans, if necessary.

Coordinates with geology, exploration and grade control groups to gain information on ore sources, location, type, tonnage & grade, and other geological information necessary for planning and designing.

Reviews statistical reports, production and equipment performances and other studies made by Mine Planning Engineers and Mine Statistician.

Prepares the Operational Budget and responsible for short and long range mining program, equipment deployment, equipment requirements and cash flow estimates.

Conducts pit optimization and break even studies and coordinates with Geology & Exploration department for computerization of mining plans and its optimization process.

Projects/Works Undertaken with the Company:

We are engaged in Open Pit Mining Operations and processing mineral ore that includes gold & silver.

Oct. 2002 – Nov. 2006 Quarry Engineer Tanhat Mining Company Ltd., KSA

Duties:

Responsible for the attainment and implementation of all quarry objectives as discussed with the Quarries Manager.

Prepares semi-annual and annual budget for all quarries under supervision.

Responsible for the safety of men and equipment under control.

Do delineation of rock slices for drilling and subsequently block drilling & re-trimming for export quality dimensions usually specified by clients and other blocks for in-house factory consumptions.

Keep records of all blocks for export quality and factory class both monthly production and the successive inventory every end of the month.

Responsible for cost control and to operate within the budget.

Do all the planning in quarry works for smooth operations.

We engaged in quarrying granite for immediate exporting to different countries usually to Italy, China & India and to the in-house factory for further processing, use either for domestic consumption or again for export.

Oct. 2001 – Aug. 2002 Project Engineer MINRO Resources Corporation, Phil.

Duties:

Responsible for the project management in the mine tunnels with 3.50m x 3.30m and 3.50m x 3.50m sizes of “engineered” openings.

Responsible to all mine activities such as drilling, blasting, rock bolting & shotcreting and hauling using mechanized equipment such as LHD, Jumbo Drill, Shotcrete Machine, LPT, Battery Locomotive, etc.

Responsible for the safety and Welfare of all men working under my supervision.

We are one of the development contractors in driving horizontal openings for Lepanto Mines in Mankayan, Benguet.

Aug.1999 – Sept. 2001 Mine Eng’g Superintendent/Sr. Mine Eng’r. Manila Mining Corp., Phil.

Duties:

Handles the Mine Engineering Department.

Supervises the Mine Planning, Mine Survey, and Statistics Section and other activities that provide engineering and other technical requirements to the Mine Division.

Review plans emanating from the department and presents to the Mine Group Manager.

Coordinates with the Mine Superintendent for the proper implementation of the mining plans.

Tours the mine to observe implementation, modifies or improves plans, if necessary.

Coordinates with geology, exploration and grade control groups to gain information on ore sources, location, type, tonnage & grade, and other geological information necessary for planning and designing.

Reviews statistical reports, production and equipment performances and other studies made by Mine Planning Engineers and Mine Statistician.

Prepares the Operational Budget and responsible for short and long range mining program, equipment deployment, equipment requirements and cash flow estimates.

Conducts pit optimization and break even studies and coordinates with Geology & Exploration department for computerization of mining plans and its optimization process.

We are employed in Gold & Copper Mine producing Company. An Open Pit Mining operations moving around 20,000 to 30,000 MT materials per day or with 5,000 to 8,000 MT ore and 15,000 to 22,000 MT waste having a strip ratio @ 3. The ore grading 1.5 to 2 gm Au / MT and 0.20% to 0.50% Cu

May 1998 – Jun. 1999 Mine Planning Engineer Golden Pride Project Nzega, Tanzania

Duties:

Do short term (monthly) mine scheduling.

Prepares the weekly & monthly reports tracking the actual mine production vs. the mine plan.

Do open pit designs in day to day works in consonance with the optimized pit design using MineMap Software.

Prepares the drill and blast patterns/designs as required for the mine operations.

Do long term mine schedule/material inventory for budget preparation.

We are engaged in an Open Pit Gold Mine producing about 1M MT to 1.5M MT materials per month, of which 150,000 MT ore grading 2.50 – 3.00 Au gm/MT.

Dec. 1997 – May 1998 Senior Mine Planning Engineer Abra Mining & Industrial Corp., Phil.

Duties:

Prepares the MPSA (Mineral Production Sharing Agreement) government requirements of the company’s new projects such as the alluvial gold mining along the Abra River and the cement plant.

Prepares mine plans for the rehabilitation works to be undertaken in re-opening of the Patok Underground Gold Mine in Licuan, Abra.

Assist in the procurement of mine and mill equipment including its assaying facilities in preparation for the opening of Patok Gold Mine and exploration & development of the company’s new projects such as the Placer Gold, the Cement Plant and the Capcapo Porphyry Gold-Copper Project, that are all located in Abra Province.

Prepares exploration & development schedules for the above stated new projects.

We are engaged in Prospecting, Exploration, Research and Development, Mining and Beneficiating of mineral ore, including cement and silica sand.

Jan.1991 – Nov.1997 Mine Planning Engineer Benguet Corporation, Central Head Quarters, Phil.

Duties:

Prepares preliminary feasibility studies for Open Pit and Underground Mine projects.

Do orebody modeling thru the use of Datamine Software. Creating an estimated ore resource based on drilling raw data. And subsequently mineable reserve that can be readily determine based on metal price/metal recovery/cost assumptions and mining technical data inputted, using the built-in "Lerchs-Grossman" method for Open Pit optimization, and the "Floating Stope" program for Underground mineable reserve estimation.

Carry out mine planning & scheduling on both Open Pit and Underground operations.

I was transferred to central office (CHQ) of Benguet Corp. engaged in prospecting, exploration, development, mining & processing mineral ore which includes gold, silver, copper and chromite. We act as technical team serving several mines of Benguet Corp. such as in Baguio District, Zambales and Davao.

Jul.1990 – Jan.1991 Mine & Mill Research/Grade Control Eng’r Benguet Corporation, Baguio Gold Operations (BGO)

Duties:

Do research work in finding the causes of mine grade variances against the mill tipple grades (ROM). And establishing/formulating possible measures to correct the wide margin of grade variances into more realistic figures.

Do routine check on assay of samples coming from the different mines of Baguio Gold Operations.

Do research works in improving Underground Mine Supports eliminating unnecessary timbers and work on more efficient blasting techniques.

I was transferred to the Mine & Mill Site BGO Central Office, serving three Mines namely Acupan, Antamok & Baco-Kelly Gold Operations.

Apr.1984 – Jul.1990 Unit Production Manager (Mine Foreman) Acupan, Itogon, Benguet(BGO)

Duties:

Responsible for the safety of 150 men under my direct supervision both production and development.

Responsible in attaining the daily tonnage quota of mine production and the required ore grade to be sent to the mill. Design implementation of strategies for mine development & production.

Daily visit in all Underground workings that include mine development advances both vertical and horizontal headings, production stopes and frequent visit to mine support plants/facilities such as pump rooms, major vent raises, hoist room & loading pockets. To ensure that all standard operating procedures are religiously carried out.

Do budget preparation for mine production & development to be submitted quarterly to the Mine Group Manager.

Formulate possible innovations on blasting & underground support techniques to reduce cost. And consciously work on maintaining or increasing the profitability of unit assignment.

Worked in Underground Mine producing gold/silver ore at 2,000 MTPD. Operating in 0.91m to 15m Stopping width usually following a gold/quartz vein system.

Mar.1983 – Apr.1984 Assistant Unit Prod. Mgr. (Mine Shift Boss) Acupan, Itogon, Benguet(BGO)

Duties:

Responsible for the safety of 75 to 100 men under my direct supervision underground.

Report to the Unit Manager all daily activities and to implement all the agreed working plans.

Have direct supervision usually in critical working areas that involve drilling, blasting, timbering, loading and hauling operations.

To implement strictly all standard operating procedures for stoping and development advances. And to enforce proper care and maintenance of all mine equipment.

May 1980 – Mar.1983 Junior Mining Engineer Acupan, Itogon, Benguet(BGO)

Undergone almost all the Departments of Mine Operations, rising to Mine Supervisor.

*Mine Safety / Ventillation Department

-Familiarization to all underground workings and to know the standard in all phases of mining activities. Known the ventilation routes especially the fresh air bases underground to take refuge in case of fire breaking out.

-Undergone First Aid Training & Mine Rescue Operations Courses.

-Go with ventilation engineers/crews in daily inspection of airflow in stopes and development drives, check the amount of noxious gases and instigate immediate corrective measures.

-Acclimated with ventilation maps and checking the major vent fans and blowers of the mine.

**Mine Geology & Engineering Department

-Do geological mapping of mine workings & subsequently goes with the mine surveying.

-Do sampling in stopes and development advances.

-Do manual ore reserve calculation and plotting mine plans.

***Underground Mine Production & Development

-Worked as a "Mucker" the second man to the Miner in stoping & development drives. Do the rigorous job that includes drilling, blasting, timbering/rock bolting. Mucking and tramming activities.

-Experienced working in different kinds of conventional stoping and trackless mining methods.

-After 6 months of "Muckership", I acted as the Miner – responsible of producing the ore tonnage and development meterage following religiously the Standard Operating Procedures. After a year, I was promoted to the first line supervisor "Capataz" responsible around 30 men working in a shift.

EDUCATION

Elementary: Asan Sur Elem. School 1965 – 1971

Sison, Pangasinan

High School: Saint Louis High School 1971 – 1975

Antamok, Itogon, Benguet

College: B.S. Mining Engineering 1975 – 1980

Saint Louis University

Baguio City

License: Mining Engineer's License # 1624 1980

Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)

Philippine Government

Manila, Philippines

Special Skill: Literate in Computer Operations using

Microsoft Office – Excel, Word and

familiar with some mining softwares such as

Minemap, Datamine, Surpac & Gemcom

HONORS & AWARDS

1. Medal of Heroism & Humanitarian Award

- From the President of the Republic of the Philippines, received due to urgent

rescue to save and retrieve the victims of the disastrous earthquake that struck

Baguio City on July 16, 1990. ***Leading a group of 20 men in rescue

Operations.

2. Mine Best Foreman Award

- Fiscal Year 1985 – 1986, Baguio Gold Operations, Benguet Corporation.

3. Valedictorian

- High School Graduation, Saint Louis High School – 1975

4. Salutatorian

- Elementary School Graduation, Asan Sur Elem. School – 1971



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