Godfrey Dzinomwa

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
New Engineering Building, E3/3/165
Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2463
Email Address: 

 

Professional Registration/Membership

  • ECZ 0397
  • SAIMM
  • SOMP

Qualifications

  • PhD. Minerals Process, University of Queensland, Australia (1996)
  • BSc. Engineering (Hons) Metallurgy, University of Zimbabwe (1988)
  • PG.Cert. National Development Economics, University of Renmin, Beijing, China (2015)

Research Focus Areas

  • Sustainable Beneficiation & Value Addition of Diamonds, Base metals, Coal, Ferrous metals, Gold, Uranium, etc
  • Dewatering of fine minerals & tailings management
  • Dense medium separation
  • Minerals education

 

Courses Currently Teaching

  • MIP710S/720S – Mineral Processing
  • MIP710S/720S – Metallurgical Plant Design
  • MPM810S – Mine and Plant Management
  • MEP820S - Metallurgical Engineering Project
  • PNM710S – Pyrometallurgy of Non-Ferrous Metals

 

Brief Career Summary

  • 2018+ Professor/Director of Extractive Metallurgy, Dept. of Mining & Process Engineering, NUST, Namibia
  • 2011 - 2018  Managing Consultant/Director, Paasol Resources (Pvt) Limited, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1999 – 2003/2012+ Lecturer/Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering, Univ.  of Zimbabwe
  • 2012 -  2018 Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Mining & Process Engineering, PON/NUST, Namibia
  • 2009-2011 Professor/Director of Extractive Metallurgy/Minerals Process & HOD, Dept. of Mining Engineering, PON, Namibia
  • 2006-2009  Divisional Manager-Metals Production, BCL Nickel & Copper Mining and Smelting, Selebi Phikwe, Botswana
  • 2004 – 2006  CEO/Managing Director, Hwange Colliery Company Ltd, Zimbabwe
  • 2000 – 2003  General Manager/ Managing Director, Zimchem Refiners, Zimbabwe
  • 1997 – 2000  Opencast Mine Superintendent/Manager, BHP Minerals Zimbabwe
  • 1989 – 1992 & 1996 - 1997  Plant Metalllurgist/Manager, Hwange Colliery Company Ltd, Zimbabwe

 

Selected Publications

  1. Dzinomwa, G., Musiyarira, H., Nyirenda, K. and Suglo, (2018) Capacity Building Initiatives in Mineral Education in Southern Africa: Opportunities for Collaboration, Intern. Journal of Georesources and Environment 4 (3) pp 180 – 186
  2. Dzinomwa, G. and Wood, R. (2018), Innovations in the Optimisation of Dense Medium Separation Performance, Proc. SAIMM International Conference, Harare, Zimbabwe
  3. Musiyarira, H.K., Tesh, D., and Dzinomwa, G. (2017) Water Management Practices and Developments in Namibian Uranium Mines, Int. Journal of Georesources and Environment 3 (4) pp103-104
  4. Dzinomwa, G. (2016), Coal, Petroleum and Gas Sector, SADC Energy Monitor 2016, Baseline Study of SADC Energy Sector, Chapter 5: ISBN 978-0-7974-7158-0, pp74-78, ©SARDC 2016, www.sadc.int
  5. Musiyarira, H., Tesh, D., and Dzinomwa, G., (2015) Mining in Sensitive Areas: A Case Study of Namibia’s Minerals Industry, Latest Innovations in Mining Education and Research, TU Bergakademie Freiberg and SOMP, ISBN: 978-3-86012-505-2, editors H. Mischo and C. Drebenstech, pp 193-198
  6. Dzinomwa, G., and Katiyo, B., (2014) The Status of extraction of platinum group minerals and the case for value addition in the Great Dyke of Zimbabwe, J. of Strategic Studies Vol. 4, No. 1, pp 61 - 73,
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