KEY PERSONNEL

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GOLDEN MANGANYI

Hydrogeologist

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Golden is a Hydrogeologist with Masana Waste and Environmental Management Pty Limited (MWEM) and is responsible for MWEM’s groundwater and surface water services. Golden has over 7 years working experience within the field of mining hydrogeology, Groundwater supply projects, Geochemistry and Geophysics.

His career began in 2008 after completing his Diploma in Geology, as a graduate geologist at GCS (PTY) LTD. This is where he gained extensive experience in the field of hydrogeology and Geology. He was largely involved with conducting field work such as core logging, managing drilling and testing contractors. He conducted a lot of successfully geophysical investigation with a special focus on Electromagnetic, Magnetic, Resistivity and Gravity methods for groundwater exploration purposes

Prior to starting MWEM PTY LIMITED in August 2015, Golden was employed by Golder Associates Africa as a hydrogeologist for four years and was involved in several mining hydrogeology and ground water resource project

Key areas of Golden’s expertise are summarised below.

Mining hydrogeology
Hydrogeological assessments of as part of the EIA requirements

Geophysical investigation
Ground geophysical investigation study (Mag, EM, Res and Gravity)

Groundwater quality assessments
Classification and characterisation of groundwater and surface water

Drilling supervision
Managing all groundwater drilling contracts and borehole logging

Aquifer classification
Assessment and classification of groundwater aquifers and their related sustainable yield calculations

Groundwater reserve determination and Monitoring
Determination of available groundwater resources and quantification

MSc (Hydrogeology)
2018 – To date

BSc (Hons) Geohydrology
2013

B-Tech (Geology)
2010

N-Diploma (Geology)
2008

Key aspects of Golden’s recent project experience are summarised below.

PROJECT: Valgamagara groundwater supply, Northern Cape, South Africa, 2012 GOLDEN’S ROLE: Geophysical investigation, Drilling and aquifer testing supervision, sampling and interpretation and data interpretation

PROJECT: Ivanplant Hydrogeological study, Kipushi, DRC, 2014 GOLDEN’S ROLE: Responsible for managing drilling of environmental monitoring boreholes. Compilation of daily drilling stats and weekly progress reports

PROJECT: Barrick Hydrogeological study, Zambia, 2013 GOLDEN’S ROLE: Characterize the hydrogeological regime and groundwater flow network in a desktop study. Geophysical investigation and drilling supervision

ROTANZWIWA
MATSHONA

Engineering Geologist

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Rotanzwiwa is a Geologist with Masana Waste and Environmental Management Pty Limited (MWEM) and is responsible for MWEM’s groundwater, surface water and Geotechnical investigation for foundation purposes. Rotanzwiwa has 2 years working experience within the field of hydrogeology, Groundwater supply projects, Geotechnical investigation and Geophysics.

His career began in 2016 after completing his Btech in Geology, as a graduate geologist. This is where he gained extensive experience in the field of hydrogeology and Geology. He was largely involved with conducting field work such as managing drilling and testing contractors. He conducted a lot of successfully geophysical investigation with a special focus on Electromagnetic and Magnetic methods for groundwater exploration purposes.

Key areas of Rotanzwiwa’s expertise are summarised below.

Geophysical investigation
Ground geophysical investigation (Mag and Em).

Drilling Supervision
Managing all groundwater drilling contracts and Borehole logging.

Aquifer Classification
Assessment and classification of groundwater aquifer and their related sustainable yield calculations.

Groundwater quality assessment
Classification and characterisation of groundwater and surface water.

Geotechnical investigation
Dolomitic stability, slope stability, foundation investigation and inspections.

B-Tech (Geology)
2018

N-Diploma (Geology)
2014

Rotanzwiwa has carried out and been responsible for:

  • Geotechnical investigations
  • Client liaison and project planning;
  • Project scoping and site supervision;
  • Desk studies, site inspections, field mapping, soil profiling: chip, auger and core logging;
  • Groundwater monitoring and testing;
  • Facilitating drilling operations and geophysical surveys;
  • Field and laboratory data analysis;
  • Foundation recommendations and recommendation of appropriate sinkhole mitigation methods;
  • Compliance with standard specifications for exploration and geotechnical projects;
  • Construction supervision of major soil and rock slopes and retaining structures.

NDUNA MABASA

Hydrogeologist

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Nduna is a Hydrogeologist with Masana Waste and Environmental Management Pty Limited (MWEM) and is responsible for MWEM’s groundwater and surface water services, he has been involved in many diferrent projects i.e managing all groundwater drilling contracts and borehole logging, chip and core loggin, ground geophysical investigation, Assessment and classification of groundwater aquifers and their related sustainable yield estimations Determination of available groundwater resources and quantification.

His career began in 2017 after completing his BSc Hons Degree in Hydrogeology, as a graduate geologist. This is where he gained extensive experience in the field of hydrogeology and Geology. He was largely involved with conducting field work such as managing drilling and testing contractors. He conducted a lot of successfully geophysical investigation with a special focus on Electromagnetic and Magnetic methods for groundwater exploration purposes.

Key areas of Nduna’s expertise are summarised below.

Geophysical investigation
Ground geophysical investigation study (Mag, EM.)

Groundwater quality assessments
Classification and characterisation of groundwater and surface water

Drilling supervision
Managing all groundwater drilling contracts and borehole logging

Aquifer classification
Assessment and classification of groundwater aquifers and their related sustainable yield calculations

Groundwater reserve determination and Monitoring
Determination of available groundwater resources and quantification

BSc (Hons) Hydrogeology
2017

BSc Geology
2016

Nduna has carried out and been responsible for:

  • Desk studies, chip and core logging;
  • Geophysical investigation, Drilling and aquifer testing supervision, sampling and interpretation and data interpretatio
  • Classification and characterisation of groundwater and surface water;
  • managing drilling of environmental monitoring boreholes. Compilation of daily drilling stats and weekly progress reports
  • Assessment and classification of groundwater aquifers and their related sustainable yield calculations; Field and laboratory data analysis;

 

DINEO RAMAKATSA

Hydrogeologist

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Dineo is a Hydrogeologist with Masana Waste and Environmental Management Pty Limited (MWEM) and is responsible for MWEM’s Hydrogeological services. Upon completing her MSc in Hydrogeology, focusing on Groundwater modelling, she joined MWEM and has then acquired exposure in the field of Mining geology, Exploration geology, Groundwater supply projects, Geotechnical investigation and Geophysical investigation.

Her career began in 2019 after completing her MSc degree in Hydrogeology, as a graduate Hydrogeologist at Masana Waste and Environmental Management (MWEM). This is where She gained extensive experience in the field of Hydrogeology. She is largely involved in conducting field work such as core logging, managing drilling contractors and pump testing contractors as well as report writing.

Key areas of Dineo’s expertise are summarised below.

Drilling supervision
Managing all groundwater drilling contracts and borehole logging

Aquifer classification
Assessment and classification of groundwater aquifers and their related sustainable yield calculations

Geophysical Investigation
Ground geophysical investigation study (Mag,&EM)

Geotechnical Investigation
Foundation investigation, stability study and reporting

MSc (Hydrogeology)
2019

BSc (Hons) Geology
2018

BSc (Geology)
2017

Dineo is responsible for:

  • Desk studies, soil profiling, chip and core logging.
  • Hydrogeological Investigation report writing
  • Geotechnical Investigationreport writing.
  • Field and laboratory data analyses.
  • Project Management.
  • Facilitating drilling operations.

MAHLATSE MOGASHOA

Geologist

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Mahlatse is a Geologist with Masana Waste and Environmental Management Pty Limited (MWEM) and is responsible for MWEM’s Geotechnical services. Upon completing her B-tech in Geology, she worked for the Council for Geoscience, assisting with geotechnical field work that included near surface investigations and Dolomite stability projects. Assisting with laboratory testing in engineering geology and environmental geology. Monitoring and collecting air, water and dust samples for environmental research projects.

Her career began in 2016, as a Geophysics trainee for Open ground resources. She then worked with the Council for Geoscience where she gained extensive experience in the Geological, Geotechnical and Geohydrological disciplines. Upon joining MWEM, she has been largely involved in conducting field work such as core logging, managing drilling contractors and pump testing contractors as well as report writing.

Key areas of Mahlatse’s expertise are summarised below.

Drilling supervision
Managing all groundwater drilling contracts and borehole logging

Aquifer classification
Assessment and classification of groundwater aquifers and their related sustainable yield calculations

Geophysical Investigation
Ground geophysical investigation study (Mag,&EM)

Geotechnical Investigation
Foundation investigation, stability study and reporting

B-Tech (Geology)
2018

N-Diploma (Geology)
2016

Mahlatse is responsible for:

  • Desk studies, soil profiling, chip and core logging.
  • Hydrogeological Investigation report writing
  • Geotechnical Investigationreport writing.
  • Field and laboratory data analyses.
  • Project Management.
  • Facilitating drilling operations.