Mr. Charles Ebenezer Abbey

ACADEMIC DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES EARNED
  1. Master of Philosophy in Mineral Engineering, 2010

  2. Bachelor of Science in Mineral Engineering, 2006

  3. NAM S&T Centre - DST (South Africa) Training Fellowship on Minerals Processing & Beneficiation at MINTEK, Randburg, South Africa (2015)
  4. 21 day Training course for African Engineers on Mineral Processing Technology organised by CMRDI and AFTAAC in Cairo, Egypt (2013)
  5. 5 day Summer School on “Advanced Water and Waste Water Treatment” organised by the Int. Inst. For Water and Environmental Engineering 2ie and the African Renaissance Inst. Of Science and Tech. ARIST, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (2009)

 
INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED
  1. University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana, (2007 - 2010)

  2. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science And Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, (2002 - 2006)

AWARDS

  • NAM S&T Centre - DST (South Africa) Training Fellowship on Minerals Processing & Beneficiation (12/01/2015-1/04/2015) at MINTEK, Randburg, South Africa
PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP
  1. National Society of Black Engineers [NSBE] [Membership No: 85761], (2010 - Date)

  2. Ghana Institute of Engineers (GhIE) [Membership No: 085], (2006 - Date)

  3. Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AUSIMM), (2004 - Date)

  4. Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration [SME] (Mem. Soc. of AIME), (2003 - Date)

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE/CONSULTANCIES

  • Sole Proprietor of ACE Mineral Resources Consults, Ghana, West Africa. Some consultancies conducted include:
  1. Solidaridad West Africa (two batches of 1000 questionnaires administration, Occupational Health and Safety Training for 5 small scale mines)
  2. Acelormittal, Liberia (Iron content analysis for 100 samples)
  3. Union Mining, Ghana

      •    Lead Consultant at Process Innovations Ghana.

 

ACADEMIC RANKS HELD
  1. Lecturer (2013 - Date)

  2. Assistant Lecturer (2010 - 2013)

  3. Teaching Demonstrator (2007-2010)

  4. Teaching Assistant (2006 - 2007)

 
SUBJECTS TAUGHT
  1. Undergraduate: Principles of Metallurgical Engineering, "? Process Control, "? Process Instrumentation, "? Computer Applications In Mineral Engineering, "? Introduction to Material Science, "? Undergraduate Fieldtrip and Technical Report Writing I, "? Undergraduate Fieldtrip and Technical Report Writing II.

  2. Postgraduate: Fieldtrip and Technical Report Writing.

 
SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS PROJECT WORK/THESIS/RESEARCH
  1. 17 Undergraduate Project Works, (BSc)

 
 
RESEARCH CONDUCTED
  1. Goldfields Ghana Limited CIL Plant Audit (August, 2014) (Field Researcher/ Supervisor) (2014 - 2014)

  2. Shell Ghana Research Award: Improving the hardness of grinding discs used in small scale mining operations using manganese (June 2013 till date) (Lead Field Researcher) (2013 - Date)

  3. Goldfields Ghana Limited CIL Plant Audit (August, 2011) (Field Researcher/ Supervisor) (2011 - 2011)

  4. Artisanal Small-scale Mining and Small Holder Farming Livelihood Alternatives for Selected Communities in Ghana. (2011-2013) British Council Sponsored Development Partners in Higher Education (DePHE) Project. (Field Researcher) (2011 - 2013)

  5. Goldfields Ghana Limited, High Pressure Grinding Rolls (HPGR) Optimization Testworks, (2010) (Field Researcher/Supervisor) (2010 - 2010)

  6. Ghana Mining Sector Support Program Mercury Abatement in Small Scale Sector Project (2008-2010) (Field Technician) (2008 - 2010)

  7. Characterization of Demonitized Ghanaian Currency, (2008) Bank of Ghana. (Lab Assistant) (2008 - 2008)

 
JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
  1. Abbey, C E, Al-Hassan, S, Nartey, R S and Amankwah, R K, (2014), ""Direct smelting of gold concentrates, a safer alternative to mercury amalgamation in small-scale gold mining operations"?", American International Journal of Research in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (AIJRSTEM), Issue 5, 2, pp. 174-179,

  2. G. Ofori-Sarpong, C. E. Abbey, R. K. Asamoah, and R. K. Amankwah, (2014), "Bauxite enrichment by microwave-magnetising roasting using saw dust as reducing agent.", American Journal of chemical Engineering, 2, 5, 59-64

  3. Abbey, C. E., Bansah, K. J., Galecki, G. and Boateng, K. A. (2015), “Rock Characteristics and Ball Mill Energy Requirements in a Ghanaian Mine”, Ghana Mining Journal, Vol., 15, No 1, June 2015 http://gmj.umat.edu.gh/ojs/index.php/gmj/article/view/46/15 (Online)

 
CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
  1. Boateng, K. A., and Abbey, C. E., (2014), "Comminution 2014", Comminution 2014, Cape Town, South Africa, organised by Mineral Engineering International (MEI)., 19

  2. Osei, H., and Abbey, C. E., (2014), "3rd UMaT Biennial Mining and Minerals Conference. UMaT, Tarkwa.", 3rd UMaT Biennial Mining and Minerals Conference. UMaT, Tarkwa. 30th July-2nd August, 2014, 19

  3. Ansah, O. E and Abbey, C. E., (2014), "3rd UMaT Biennial Mining and Minerals Conference. UMaT, Tarkwa.", 3rd UMaT Biennial Mining and Minerals Conference. UMaT, Tarkwa. 30th July-2nd August, 2014, 62

  4. Abaka-Wood, G. B., Asamoah, R. K., and Abbey, C. E., (2014), "3rd UMaT Biennial Mining and Minerals Conference. UMaT, Tarkwa.", 3rd UMaT Biennial Mining and Minerals Conference. UMaT, Tarkwa. 30th July-2nd August, 2014, 32

  5. Abbey, C. E., and Nartey, R. S., (2010), "1st UMaT Biennial Mining and Minerals Conference. UMaT, Tarkwa.", 1st UMaT Biennial Mining and Minerals Conference. UMaT, Tarkwa., 21

  6. Nartey, R. S. and Abbey, C. E., (2010), "1st UMaT Biennial Mining and Minerals Conference. UMaT, Tarkwa.", 1st UMaT Biennial Mining and Minerals Conference. UMaT, Tarkwa., 31

 
 
 
RECORD OF SERVICE
  1. National Secretary, University Teachers Association of Ghana, UTAG. (Nov. 2012 - Nov. 2013)

  2. Secretary, University Teachers Association of Ghana, UMaT Local, UMaT, UTAG. (Nov. 2012 - Date)

  3. Graduate Intern, Goldfields Ghana Limited, Tarkwa Gold Mines, Ghana (June 2004 - Aug. 2004)

  4. Ghanaian Representative on the International Advisory Committee, International Mineral Processing Council (IMPC) (Jan. 2012 - Date)

  5. Departmental Examinations Officer, Department of Mineral Engineering, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana. (August 2013 - Date)

  6. Departmental Training Officer, Department of Mineral Engineering, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana (Aug. 2011 - Jul. 2013)

  7. Faculty Board Member, Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana (Aug. 2011 - Date)

  8. Departmental Board Member, Department of Mineral Engineering, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana (Aug. 2010 - Date)

  9. January, 2012 – Till date: Ghanaian Representative on the International Advisory Committee, International Mineral Processing Council (IMPC)