Thomas Hollenberg

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Staff Details

Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207
Qualification: 
1996 Institute of Construction Industry Degree in Legislation of construction contracts and public procurement 1992 – 1994 University of Aachen Doctoral degree (Dr.-Ing.) 1983 – 1990 University of Aachen Diplom Degree in Mining Engineering
Biography: 

Career Summary

Since 2016  Professor (Director) Mining, Faculty f Engineering, Dept. of Mining and Process Engineering, NUST, Namibia

2013-2016  Partner of Fichtner Mining & Environment, Germany.
Senior Mining Engineer specialized in technical consultancy, mine and construction management, technical and economic restructuring of mining enterprises, investment decisions for mining / energy projects- worldwide.

Since 2010      Guest Lecturer at the University of Clausthal, Department of Underground Mining Methods and Machinery

Since 2009   Owner and Managing Director of Dr. Hollenberg Consultancy, Germany.
Senior Mining Engineer for technical consultancy, mine and construction management, interim management, claim and contract management, technical planning in potash, salt, copper, ore, gypsum, hard coal, lignite, rare earth mining

2007-2009  MEC Mining, Engineering & Construction GmbH, Germany.  Managing Director. International consulting and construction in the mining industry of potash, salt, copper, ore, gypsum, hard coal, lignite, rare earth

2003-2007  Wiemer & Trachte AG, Germany, Head of Mining Division, Contracting, Special mining projects in potash, salt, copper, ore, gypsum, hard coal, lignite, rare earth

1990-2003  E.Heitkamp GmbH / Deilmann-Haniel GmbH, Germany, Head of International Mining Division, Special mining projects in potash, salt, copper, ore, gypsum, hard coal, lignite, rare earth

 

Teaching Areas

•Development of mining concepts for production

•Mine planning and optimization of operations;

•Mine and construction management

•Procurement and claim management

•Evaluation of mine infrastructure transportation and community development

•Investment strategies for mining and energy     projects; cash-flow calculations

•Optimization of environmental aspects in mining

•Workers health and safety, training of health and safety experts

•Mine Economy, Due Diligence and Feasibility Studies for international mining related projects

•Development of a corporate business concepts for mining projects

•Capacity Building for Ministries and Mine Management

 

Research Interests

Mine Planning and Optimization

Mine Closure & Rehabilitation

Mine Water Management

Mine Economy

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