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/Mr Ereck Mponya
Mr Ereck Mponya
Mr Ereck Mponya

Position: Lecturer

Department: Mining Engineering
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  • Master of Science in Mining Engineering Degree (Rock Engineering) – (University of the Witwatersrand 2014 – 2016)
  • Postgraduate Diploma – Mining Engineering (University of the Witwatersrand 2012 – 2013)
  • Rock Engineering Professional Certificates (Chamber of Mines, South Africa 2012 – 2014)
  • Bachelor of Science Honors Degree –  Mining Engineering (University of the Witwatersrand 2008 – 2011)

Research interests: 

  • Minerals
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Rock Engineering
  • Small scale mining
  • Numerical Modelling in Rock Engineering
  • Mine Design

Community Engagement: Member of :

  • South African National Institute of Rock Engineering (SANIRE). 
  • Wits University Mining Engineers Association (WUMEA). 
  • Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society (GKIHS): The University of the Witwatersrand Chapter 
  • Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM). 
  • Engineering Council Of South Africa (ECSA) 

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