Staff Profile

/Mr Edwin Zororo Mandaza
Mr Edwin Zororo Mandaza

Acting Chairperson


  • MSc Minerals Production Engineering & Management, (UZ)
  • BSc (Hons) Mining, (Camborne School of Mines (Now part of Exeter University))
  • Practical Certificate In Mine Environmental Control (Chamber of Mines of SA)
  • Zimbabwe Government Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency
  • Overseer Miner Hard Rock (National Employment Council for The Mining Industry – Zimbabwe)
  • Full Blasting Licence (Zimbabwe)

Research Interests

  • Productivity improvements in narrow mineral bodies
  • Subterranean built environment
  • Blast damage control
  • Underground environment
  • Geo-thermal energy

Membership to Associations

  • Associate of Camborne School of Mines (A.C.S.M.)
  • Member of World Mining-Tech Society (CENTEK – Luleå University, Sweden)


  • Mamuse, A., Mandaza, Z., Gumbochuma, S., Chinwada, E., and Marazani, T., The role of training institutions in formalizing artisanal and small-scale mining. 11th Zimbabwe International Research Symposium, Research Council of Zimbabwe, Harare (16-17 February 2017).

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