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Department of Mining Engineering

Chairman & Lecturer


Mr Kudzai Musiwa

MPhil Environmental (UZ) 2004; PGrad dipMex (ITC-Netherlands) 1996; Post Grad.Cert (Graz, Austria); BSc Geology (Luton, UK) 1993

Tel:+263-4-333517 ext: 17089

Cell: 263 772 948 915




To be (recognised by others as an outstanding department of Mining Engineering in a peaceful and prosperous Zimbabwe and the Southern African Region.


To enable the public and private sector to make meaningful contributions to sustainable development of the mineral industries in Zimbabwe and the Southern African Region. We achieve this through provision and maintenance of high quality education, research and development, and industry needs-oriented advisory services.


The Department of Mining Engineering is one of the six departments in the Faculty of Engineering and is housed in the University of Zimbabwe, Faculty of Engineering Building (B041).


Consultancy Services and Projects

The Department caters for various needs of the Mining Industry through strategy partnership with other consultants to respond to all industry needs big or small. In addition to our own laboratories, the department also has access to other laboratories within the University of Zimbabwe and has special arrangements for laboratory facilities in the Institute of Mining Research (IMR). Some major and most recent consulting work undertaken in Zimbabwe include;

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • Small Scale Mining and Alluvial Gold Mining


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