Wijesinghe - Engineer - Katugastota, Central Province, Sri Lanka

Mangala Wijesinghe

Katugastota, Central Province, Sri Lanka



  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


Mining engineer in 18 years’ experience in opencast mining (Quarrying), blast design, drilling, charging, blasting,
Handling explosives, Environmental issues, and safety matters in blasting,
Installation of Crushing Plants, production and maintenance activities of plants,
Preparation of costing reports, EIA reports, viability reports etc,
GPS studies and crack survey details,
Quality assurance works of crushing plants.

Work History

Senior Mining Engineer

Handling Quarries

October 2011 - October 2011

and crushing plants around the country
Duration Company / Project / Relevant technical and management experience
Oct 2011 Up to date

V. V. Karunaratne & Company
Oversee the operations and performance of metal quarries (6 Nos) around the county through mining engineers at Oddusuddan, Kebitigollawa, Madawachchiya, Mawathagama, Karadiyanaru and Panamuree
• Monitoring the performance and giving technical guidance to the mining engineers,
• Preparation of IEE Reports and various other mandatory documents for obtaining permits and licence for operating quarries and crushers.
• Obtaining approvals and permits from state agencies for various excavation works.
• Handing road side blasting works,

Senior Mining Engineer Experience in road blasting
Duration Company / Project / Relevant technical and management experience

Southern Transport Development Project Package

Taisei Corporation

October 2007 - October 2011

II Dodangoda - Kurundugahahatakma.

(handling about 20 mining engineers in crack survey, blast-monitoring and production in the project)

• Conducting crack surveys 500 m around the blasting locations, test blasts, obtaining mining licence, environmental clearance and explosive permits.
• Handling social matters arises at blasting period and post blast period.

• Blasting and removing of hard rocks at road including development of rock slope of the road.
• Handing several blasting locations at the road under the strict social and environmental constrains.
• Handling explosives and blasting related materials under the government regulations.
• Scheduling of Blasting activities and monitoring the progress.
• Taking measures to maintain the progress to end the work at schedule date.
• Design blasting parameters and explosive quantities for maximum progress of the blasting works

Duration Company / Project / Relevant technical and management experience

Mining Engineer

Daya Construction (pvt

March 2004 - October 2007

Ltd) Katugastota-Kurunegala, Katugastota-Wattegama Road improvement Project.
Mining Engineer
• Blasting and removing of hard rocks at road-side.
• Handling Crusher and quarry site at Pillassa Belongs to road project.
• Handling crushing plants and asphalt plant at Haragama.
• Obtaining blasting and crushing plant related licences and permits.
• Installation of crusher plants.

Mining Engineer

GSMB Technical Services (pvt) Ltd

November 2003 - February 2004

Inspection of mines/quarries for issuing licenses. Carry out test blasts and implementation of quarry parameters.

Plant Engineer - Officer in charge

Crusher & Cold Mix Plant - Bingiriya

November 1998 - October 2003

Road Construction & Development Co (pvt) Ltd Plant Engineer - Officer in charge
• Carry out feasibility for availability of rubble to purchase and crushing.
• Installation and operations of crusher and asphalt plant.
• Setting mix design for asphalt mixtures as per the required specification.
• Purchase and crushing aggregate for road construction works as per requirements.
• Involve in CPD programmers as resource personnel.

Mining/Plant Engineer - Officer in charge

Nagoda, Laxmiwattha Metal Quarry - Kalutara

June 1996 - October 1998

Managing Production process of crusher and asphalt plant.
• Handling work force of more than 100 people of various treads.
• Deploy machinery fleet in production process in effectively and efficiently.
• Design and implementation of cement adding device to cold mix plant.
• Testing and arranging crushing plant parameters for DBST aggregates and other road construction aggregates as per the specifications
• Quality assurance of aggregate products.

Mining Engineer - Officer in charge

IML A Category

June 1995 - December 1995

Kalutara Road Construction & Development Co (pvt) Ltd.
Mining Engineer - Officer in charge.
• Design and implementation of drilling parameters of quarry.
• Planning and implementation of work schedules at quarry site.

Mining Engineer

Quarry, Crusher and Asphalt Plant - Pugoda

October 1994 - December 1994

Rock drilling and blasting for crushing plants.
• Crushing granite aggregate for road construction works.
• Production of asphalt premix

Special Remarks • Research and development works.

Qualifications & Certifications

University of Moratuwa

Business & Financial Administration

Institute of Charted Accountants of Sri Lanka

Mining & Minerals Engineering

University of Moratuwa Sri Lanka

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