Isaac Dzakpata is a Work Area Leader – Mechanical Cutting and Mine Planning at Mining3 with exposure to both open pit and underground operations.

Skills and experience:

Isaac has over 14 years experience in open pit and underground mining across three major continents. He has extensive knowledge in mine design and scheduling, capital and operating cost budgeting, mine operational optimisation, and improvement implementation. Isaac has expert knowledge of mining equipment application with a recent focus on continuous mining systems and high capacity hard rock cutting in both surface and underground environments.


Isaac is currently completing his doctorate at The University of Queensland, titled “Determining the Impact of Mine Design Parameters on the Effective Utilisation of Fully Mobile In-Pit Crushing and Conveying Systems.”

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