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Full Name: Vision MUSAPINGURA
Position: Metallurgical Engineering Graduate Trainee at Riozim Cam & Motor Mine

What contribution do you see yourself making to the Young Professionals Council and the SAIMM?:
I will deliver to both YPC and SAIMM, some new technological methods towards processing of the abundant refractory gold ores we have in Africa as whole. I also will help to reach out to remote area students and help them with carrier guidance as well as imparting innovation and entrepreneurship skills to them as I will be acquiring them from SAIMM as a whole. Also I will hand in a publishing effort to YPC in SAIMM by grabbing with two hands and opportunity that come my way to advertise and publish new findings and research methods.

Interaction/activities that you currently participate in within the SAIMM (if applicable):

  • I attend to SAIMM conferences and also participate in the SAIMM-University of Zimbabwe) competitions which are usually scheduled for 4th year students only (so I will take my chance this year, 2019)
  • Participated in the 16th SAIMM Student Colloqium Competion as I stood in for Zimbabwe (awarded the best futuristic project award from MINTEK.

Qualifications:

  • Feb 2016–Dec 2019: Bachelor of Science honours Degree In Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Zimbabwe

Brief career history:

Metallurgical Engineering Graduate Trainee at RioZim CAM & MOTOR Mine
Due to lack of attachment in my programme study years, I managed to have a total of 14 up to date serving as a vacational attaché at RIO ZIM
CAM & MOTOR Mine in Kadoma, Zimbabwe
Managed to undertake a project at CAM and MOTOR Mine on refractory gold ores and it was a success
Also I am a holder of the 2019 African Student Association RESEARCh IMPACT AWARD
holder of the BEST FUTURISTIC 2019 PROjECT Award from MINTEK at the 16th SAIMM Student colloqium
I am also a holder of the 2013 Mt Selinda high School OVERAL BEST FORM 4 STUDENT AWARD.

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