Nyirenda - Maintenance Fitter - Pretoria, GP, South Africa

Mike Nyirenda

Pretoria, GP, South Africa


Maintenance Fitter


Milling, Turning, Welding, General equipment Maintenance, Surface and Underground mining equipment maintenance.(Locomotives,Loaders, Pumps, Winders, Vent Fans, Conveyor Belts, Chairlifts, Loading boxes, Drill Rigs, LHD's, Crushers, Screens) , Hydraulics, Pneumatics.

Work History

Project Site Manager

PM Connection ( Anglo Platinum - Rustenburg)

From April 2014

Coordination of project activities amongst different stake holders.
Ensuring project is delivered on time and within budget.
Ensuring materials and equipment are ordered and delivered in time.
Overall project oversight.

Site Foreman

Panyaza Earthmoving and Drilling Solutions ( Mogalakwena Platinum Mine)

September 2012 - April 2013

Ensuring availability of spares.
Ensuring optimal equipment availability.
Ensuring high quality maintenance standards are achieved.
Responsible for Pit Viper drill rebuild.
Supervision of artisans which included fitters, diesel mechanics and auto- electricians.
Maintenance of high standards of health and safety in section.
Ensuring personnel are properly trained in respective trades.


CDS ( Anglo Platinum - Thembelani Mine)

September 2010 - January 2012

Maintenance, overhaul and repair of Trident locomotives.
Maintenance, overhaul and repair of Atlas loaders.
Managing and coaching of subordinates.
Ensuring high standards of health and safety are maintained.
Maintenance and repair of vertical spindle pumps.
Maintenance and repair of pumps.
Maintenance and repair of Exdin winches.
Ensuring spares availability.
Maintenance of Conveyor Belts.
Maintenance of Chairlifts.
Maintenance and repair of Tamrock and Tripple M rigs.
Maintenance Of LHDs.

General Foreman


December 2005 - December 2007

Planning, Leading, Organizing and Coordinating the work in my section.
Controlling Budgets.
Maintaining high standards of health and safety.
Training and development of subordinates.
Ensuring spares availability.
Responsible for Winders, Surface Fans, Man cages, Conveyors, Chairlifts, Locomotives, Pumps, Loading Boxes, Crushers and Loaders and ensuring high availabilty of these equipment.

Site Manager

PM Connection

Site Manager



Rebuilding/Overhaul Of a Salzgitter Loader

Complete rebuild of a Salzgitter Loader from the bottom deck to the top deck.

Installation Of A Main Water Column

Installation of 200mm main water column underground from 27 level to 28 level at Thembelani Mine.

Rebuilding Of A Pit Viper Drill Rig

Dismantling and Re-assembly of the machine

Qualifications & Certifications

Supervisory Development

University Of Johannesburg

Mechanical Engineering

Lilongwe Technical College

Malamulo Secondary School

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