Led by a young and dynamic management team, this is a relatively new open pit mine with an estimated 35-year life cycle. The client is a private company, not a big corporate, that has in the past contracted for the government but now has their own concession.
Greenfields development of the area’s coal mine commenced in 2019 with first coal processing through the crush and wash in 2020. The coal seams comprise of 3 distinct coal types i.e. thermal coal, industry (metallurgical) coal and coking coal. Current installed capacity for phase 1 of the project is set at 350tph crush and screening plant feeding a decoupled 100tph wet jig. A total run of mine tonnage of 120,000t is mined monthly. Phase two of the project aims to increase plant capacity to 250,000t per month by installing a second coal circuit like the phase 1 installation.
This is an expat position requiring a Mine Manager’s and Blasting Certificate. Ideally they are looking for a practical and hands-on person.
Of course, coal experience is a must and a vehicle will be provided. They are looking at a long-term contract and will assist with the necessary work permits, etc.
Package will be paid in US Dollars based on qualifications and experience. Staff compliment would be around 150 and they require the Mine Manager to start as soon as possible.
This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.
Mine Manager, Open Pit Coal Mine – Hwange, Zimbabwe – Ref: 1158234-6
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