Department of Mining Engineering
Assistant Dean Postgraduates
Biography

Academic Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy – University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
  • Master of Engineering in Mining Engineering, University of Zambia
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Mining Engineering (with honours), Camborne School of Mines, England, UK.
  • Diploma in Education, University of Zambia 
  • G.C.E. Secondary School O-Level (Division Two), Isoka Secondary School, Zambia

 

Research Interests

Has vast hard and soft experience in both mining industry and training institutions.  The 12 years industrial experience was gained at Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (ZCCM), Mufulira Division, while 22 years teaching experience was gained at Zambia Institute of Technology, Camborne School of Mines in the UK, Copperbelt University and University of Zambia.

Publications

 

  1. Kangwa, S and V Mutambo (2018). PESTLE analysis of Zambia’s potential of mining low grade copper ore deposit, Southern Africa Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMN), Society of Mining Professors 6th Regional Conference, Birchwood Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa, 12 – 13 March 2018
  2. Kangwa, S and V Mutambo (2018). Determination of Inter-Dependencies of PESTLE Factors Affecting the Potential of Mining Zambia’s Low Grade Copper Ore Deposits. Engineering Institution of Zambia International Symposium, Avani Victoria falls, Livingstone, Zambia (13th April, 2018).
  3. Kangwa, S and V Mutambo (2018). Analysis of approaches for selecting and optimum extraction method for underground metallic ore deposits. First Zambian National Conference on Geology, Mining, Metallurgy and Ground Water Resources, 22 – 23 November, 2018, Mulungulushi International Conference Centre, Lusaka, Zambia
  4. Mutambo, V and S. Kangwa (2018). Electronic waste mining: An alternative mining practice for production and extraction of metals in Zambia. First Zambian National Conference on Geology, Mining, Metallurgy and Ground Water Resources, 22 – 23 November, 2018, Mulungulushi International Conference Centre, Lusaka, Zambia
  5. Kangwa S. and Sinkala T. (2003). “Hole Deviation in Mining Operations: types, sources and effects”. The Journal of Explosives Engineering. May/June. Pp 6 – 14
  6. Kangwa S. and Sinkala T. 2003. “The Actual Cost of Hole Deviation to Mining Industry”. The Journal of Explosives Engineering. May/June. Pp 34 – 39.

 

Conference Papers

  1. Kangwa S. (2000). Report on Privatisation of Zambia Consolidated Copper, The Mining, Mineral and Sustainable Development Project, International Institute for Environment and Development Conference, Johannesburg, SA
  2. Kangwa S. (1999). Economic Consequences of Hole Deviations in Mining Operations. Paper presentation at Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines, Nkana Division, Kitwe, September, 1999.
  3. Kangwa S. (1998). Analysis of Small Scale Mining Operational Problems: Ndola Protected Rural area of Emerald Mineralisation Case Study. UNU/INRA – MRU International Conference on ‘Constraints faced by Women in Mining Industry’ Lusaka, Zambia. October, 1998.
  4. Kangwa S. (1998). The Effects of Inaccurate Long Stope Drilling on Ore Extraction: A Luanshya Case Study. Silver Jubilee International Conference, School of Mines, UNZA, Lusaka, Zambia. June, 1998.
  5. Kangwa S. (1999). Mining in Zambia: Major Bottlenecks. ICARES Conference on Setting Research Priorities for Zambia, Kitwe, May 1995.
  6. Kangwa S. (1996).Mechanical Rock Penetration: A Case Study of the Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines; ICARES Forum, February 1995 and submitted for the Conference on “Mining and Metallurgy in  Changing Environment”, University of Zimbabwe. April, 1996.
  7. Kangwa S. (1995). Fundamental Research on Mechanical Rock Penetration; Eds. ICARES, Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia, August 1995.
  8. Kangwa S. (1991). Alternative to Electric Sequential firing System (Delay Detonation) of the Blast Holes; Camborne School of Mines, England, UK. March, 1991.

 

Seminars and Workshops

  1. Mining National Occupational Standards Development Team (NOSDT Workshop, Zambia Qualifications Authority, Kitwe, Zambia. 25th March, 2021.
  2. Mining National Occupational Standards Development Team (NOSDT Workshop, Zambia Qualifications Authority, Kitwe, Zambia. 14th to 18th December, 2020.
  3. Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM), Society of Mining Professors 6th Regional Conference, Birchwood Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa, 12 – 13 March, 2018.
  4. Engineering Institution of Zambia International Symposium, Avani Victoria falls, Livingstone, Zambia (13th April, 2018).
  5. First Zambian National Conference on Geology, Mining, Metallurgy and Ground Water Resources, 22 – 23 November, 2018, Mulungulushi International Conference Centre, Lusaka, Zambia
  6. Workshop of the DAAD supported Practice Partnership Programme “Towards Demand Driven Teaching in Uganda and Zambia, Lusaka 16th February, 2016
  7. International Workshop on Mining, Mineral sector and Sustainable social development in Southern region, Johannesburg, South Africa; 17 – 19 April 2001.
  8. International Workshop on Materials Development for Science Laboratory Technician Training by Distance Education, 16 August to 21 August 1999, Arusha, Tanzania.

Chaired the committee of experts to finalise the Management and Safety Syllabus

  1. United Nations University, INRA/MRU International Workshop on ‘Constraints faced by Women in Mining Industry’ Lusaka, Zambia. October, 1998.
  2. The University of Zambia, School of Mines Silver Jubilee International Conference; Lusaka, Zambia. June, 1998.
  3. International Workshop on Materials Development for Science Laboratory Technician Training by Distance Education, 20 April to 2 May 1997, Nyeri, Kenya.

Chaired the committee of experts in Science laboratory for Secondary Schools and Colleges.

  1. Workshop on Copperbelt Water Development, 16 September, 1997, Kitwe City Council, Kitwe, Zambia.
  2. Workshop on Preventative Maintenance and Public Property Awareness, 24 - 28 September, 1996, Lusaka, Zambia.
  3. Workshop on Materials Development for Science Laboratory Technician Training by Distance Education, 4 - 8 November, 1996, Luanshya, Zambia
  4. Workshop of Experts on Modules Development for Small to Medium Scale Mining, SADC, Mining Sector, April 1996, Lusaka, Zambia.
  5. The EIZ Symposium on Research, Innovation and Manufacturing in Southern Africa, 25 - 26 August 1995, Ndola, Zambia.
  6. Conference on Information Technology : Its Relevance to Zambian Industry, 22 June 1995, Kitwe, Zambia.
  7. Seminar on Geo-Science, Civil Engineering and Process, 6 November 1995, Kitwe, Zambia.
  8. The Engineering Institution of Zambia Symposium on Science and Technology, 9 - 10 November, 1990, Chingola, Zambia.