Hwange Colliery Company Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Ntombizodwa Masuku as a Non-Executive Director of the Company effective 19 May 2016. Ntombizodwa holds a Master of Science Degree in Exploration Geophysics and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology and Physics, both from the University of Zimbabwe. She worked for the Zimbabwe Geological Survey (ZGS) for seventeen years (1990 – 2007), during which period she rose through the ranks to the position of Chief Geophysicist; a position she held until her resignation from Public Service in September 2007. While at ZGS, Ntombizodwa received extensive local, regional and international on-the-job training and best practice.
She worked closely with small-scale miners country-wide, local and international large-scale mineral exploration companies where she was instrumental in the promotion of Geophysics as an exploration tool, the University of Zimbabwe where she did extensive research in deep groundwater aquifers in the north-western parts of Zimbabwe and was also attached to DPhil research fellows and the Zimbabwe School of Mines where she taught part of the Geology Diploma for over five years. Since her resignation from Public Service, Ntombizodwa has been involved in mineral and groundwater exploration as a consultant geophysicist and has done successful contract projects both locally and in the region. Ntombizodwa was appointed to the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation Board for the period December 2012 to December 2013.