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Peter Bourhill - CEO
Ben began training with Union Carbide where he achieved a Higher National Diploma in Mining through the Zimbabwe School of Mines (1989-1990) and has now been involved in the mining industry within Zimbabwe for 23 years. Ben has a broad based knowledge and contacts throughout the industry within the country as well as the region for the Mining industry. Ben worked in Shurugwi as a miner before being transferred as a Shift boss (Mechanization) to Mutorashanga and then was promoted to Mine Captain. Ben later joined Boart Longyear where he worked as a Project Manager and supported BHP (Platinum mine); Dimensional
Martin gained an honours degree in Industrial Geology at the Camborne School of Mines in 1995. Since this time Martin has been involved in exploration for base metals, precious metals and diamonds in Africa and South East Asia. In 1999 Martin helped to establish Rockover Resources which initially focussed on the exploration of a buried greenstone belt in the Matabeleland area of Zimbabwe, which resulted in the discovery of the 1 million oz Au Dokwe Pan deposit. Martin specialises in data management and creates customised systems to streamline management and administration and successfully implemented a software
Peter Bourhill (BSc Hons) Aus IMM.; has been active in exploration and mining since 1969, currently resident in Harare , Zimbabwe. He is one of the directors and consulting geologist in Diorite Consulting. He has exploration experience in Zimbabwe , Namibia , Botswana , Mozambique , DRC and Ghana . The exploration experience is from the field geologist level to MD and has involved exploration for gold, coal, base metals, iron ore and lithium. Most of this work was in Archaean terrain with 5 years in the Karroo .With qualifications to the Zimbabwe Mine Managers Certificate he has been active in mining in hard rock
and coal environments with narrow vein, large lode type orebodies and opencast experience.
Ben Louw
stone quarries; Aggregate quarries (construction); Falgold (Gold mines); Zimasco (Chrome mines); ZMDC (Copper/Gold mines). Ben currently holds the position of Group Production Director for the largest aggregate quarrying operation within Zimbabwe. Ben is a Member of the Chamber of Mines and Chairman of the Bulawayo Mine Districts Association. He is a member of the Construction Industry and also a member of the national business association: CZI and ABUZ.
Martin Rowe
system that provided the backbone of the exploration process and played a vital role in the discovery of a VMS system in Mozambique. Martin is now developing a holistic information management system for a group of gold mines in Zimbabwe and assisting the geology department of the Zimbabwe School of Mines in designing their ore geology course.
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