BOLARINWA, RIDWAN OLALEKAN ( MMNGS, COMEG)
Disability: No Gender: Male Marital Status: Married State of Origin: Osun State. Local Govt. Area: Osogbo. Date of Birth: 19 th
Versatile and accomplished Geologist experienced in the areas of running effective and productive sites in terms of Geographic Information System (GIS), Exploration and Mining. Highly skilled in planning, designs and time management. Bachelor degree in Geology, Certified Safety officer and registered with professional bodies both home and abroad. Competent professional and extremely task oriented to contribute in the Mining & exploration. Devoted to ensuring the proper practice of solving critical problems. Proved to be energetic & a quick learner.
Skilled in Project Transformations & utilizing project engineering knowledge possessing keen strategic insight
& sharp planning skills with an ability to manage project operations, mining team and meet top line and bottom line objectives.
INSTITUTIONS WITH DEGREES AWARDED
Alex-Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike.Ebonyi State. M.Sc. in Mineral Exploration
(www.funai.edu.ng) Final Thesis submitted in view
Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. Nigeria. B.Sc. in Geology with second class Hons. (Upper division)
Fakunle Comprehensive High School, Osogbo. West African Senior School Examination 2001-2007 ST. Methodist primary school, Osogbo. First Leaving School Certificate. 1996-2001 CORE COMPETENCIES
Ore reconciliation and Grade control Database management and modellings
Exploration and Production of site map Planning, Pit development and Management
Applicable legal knowledge and understanding Land Survey and provision of Geospatial information
Technical knowledge of surface mining operations
Monitoring mine production to assess the effectiveness of operation. KEY DELIVERABLES ACROSS CAREER SPAN
Successful exploration across the Benue troughs of Nigeria.
I was actively involved in the diamond drill of over 3000 meters of Exploratory and Geotechnical drill at Patigi Gold exploration project Kwara State.
Non-stop production of Pb-Zn ore with zero accident through qualitative planning and management “from mining section at First Patriot Limited to meet daily or monthly targets.
Successfully developed/rolled out a green field to production of lead & zinc from mining pit with benches, haulage roads, perimeter drainage, waste dump in Nigeria.
Supervised the building/construction of tailing dam phases 1,2,3 & development of 115 acres of land for reservoir
/dam projects” major sources of water supply for processing plant”, other settling points created at first patriot ltd at Eyimgba/Eyimagalagu axis of Abakaliki Ebonyi state. Nigeria.
Successfully conducted various blasting of shale, lead and zinc deposits. SOFTWARE SKILLS
GIS Software: Microsoft office suites, Global mapper, Map source
Database & Mine Planning Software: Surpac 6.5.1,
Processing software: DIPRO
FIRST PATRIOT LTD (Exploration, Mining and Processing Division) Abakaliki Ebonyi State. 2016 till date
Duties and Responsibilities:
Liaise with the mine operation and project teams to ensure quality targets are met
Provide support on grade control ‘best practices’
Work to standardize the reconciliation processes and reporting practices at each site
Participate in special projects in exploration and production, providing general support and service to the chief geologists;
Review and compile geological data to create, update and validate geological models
Understand the relationship between mine planning and mineral resource estimation and evaluation.
Assist in receiving and analyzing files that may be used for project participation or acquisition;
Participate in the development of courses or technical assistance to be given in our mines on protocols associated with resource estimates.
Acquires, converts (if necessary) and validates the databases received;
Reviews geostatistics data and assesses the adequacy of quality control protocols for sampling and analysis
Collects data during prospective mine site visits as part of a due diligence review;
Assists in the preparation of training courses or technical support given to the mines on the correct protocols to be used to lead to a reserve calculation meeting internal and public standards.
Planned, designed drill/blast pattern and supervised blasting operations.
carried out blasting operations to remove overburden (shale) and for ore excavation without deteriorating the wall stability by determining the proper explosive charge and blasting parameters with reference to powder factor
Reasoned out technical approach to ore recovery “from mining pit” to avoid dilution or mixture of high and low grade in the pit before/after blasting and during loading to avoid losing ore to waste dump ALPHATECH SOLUTIONS, EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI 2012 – 2015 Position: Field Assistant/ Graphics Designer
Duties and Responsibilities:
Providing field assistance to Geologists during exploration.
Assisting professionals during Geological mappings.
Assisting Geologists in the field for sample collections and sample preparation.
Assisting professionals during geophysical data acquisition.
Microsoft Power point preparation
Online registrations, Typing and Printings including graphic designs CONVERSANT WITH THE FOLLOWING GEOLOGIC, MINING AND LABORATORY EQUIPMENTS USAGE AND APPLICATIONS
Atlas Copco core drilling rigs, Optical survey equipment (Total Station), ABEM LS2 Terameter, Bruton Compass with clinometer, Garmin Etrex 10 handheld GPS, walkie-talkie, OLYMPUS 6000 XRF and VANTA 300 analyzer, Wagon drilling rigs (Atlas Copco, Elgi and KT10), Jackhammer, Grab, Excavators (Ex330, Ex374 and Ex349), Bulldozer with Rippers, Grader, Pay-Loader, Dumper, Forklift, Crane, Rock breaker, Water Pumps, Dynamo Exploder, Blasting Ohmmeter and Mine Radio & Safety Alarm CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
Fire safety, Risk Assessment issued by Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) License No: DPR00495529/04/14. Permit No: 17155/17425/011/14
HSE level 3: Award in Environmental Awareness issued by the United Kingdom SHE Organisation
HSE level 2: Award in Risk Assessment Practical Application by the United Kingdom SHE Organisation
HSE level 1: Award in Health and Safety at Work issued by the United Kingdom SHE Organisation
Basic first aid/CPR issued by Novelle Center, Nigeria.
Certificate Of Discharge, National Youth Service Corps
Environmental Protection and Sanitation issued by Community Development Service, National Youth Service Corps
Proficiency in MS Office Suites (MS Word, Excel, Power Point) issued by Trustco Resources Ltd. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP/GROUP
Nigerian Mining and Geosciences society
NMGS number: C-18-6412) 2018 till date
Council of Nigerian Mining Engineers and Geoscientists ( COMEG) COMEG Number: GEM0002832 2020 till date
American Association of Petroleum Geologist
AAPG ID: 100*****-**** till date
Available on request