RESUME

SURNAME: Abatan

OTHER NAMES: Kayode Michael

SEX: Male

DATE OF BIRTH: 9th September, 1966

CITIZENSHIP: Nigerian, Israeli


CONTACT DETAILS

E-mail: mka52346@hotmail.com

TELEPHONE: 972-52-484-1877

FAX: 077-40-60-175


SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED AND DATE

PRIMARY SCHOOL: St. Paul's Demonstration School, Sodubi, Abeokuta; 1973-1979;

SECONDARY SCHOOLS: College of Commerce, Ibara, Abeokuta; 1979-1980; Rev. Kuti Memorial Grammar School, Isabo, Abeokuta; 1980-1985

TERTIARY: Ogun State Polytechnic, Abeokuta; 1986-1987 (A'level course);

Moscow Institute of Chemical Technology, Russia; 1987-1988 (language studies);

Krivoy Rog Ore-mining Institute, Krivoy Rog, Ukraine; 1988-1993 (M.sc. with Honours in Geology and Prospecting for mineral deposits).


PROJECTS AND PUBLICATIONS

1- ) Abatan K.M., Suleiman Sangare, Troshenko V.N. Typomorphic peculiarities of arsenopyrite and pyrite of Kalana gold deposit in South Mali, West Africa.

2- ) Abatan K.M., Suleiman Sangare, Troshenko V.N. Typomorphism of gold of Kalana Gold deposit in south Mali, West Africa.

3- Exploitation prospecting of central part of Kalana gold deposit in Mali (West Africa) ; project for M.sc. degree;

4- ) Abatan K.M., Suleiman Sangare, Troshenko V.N. The problems of granitoids of Krivoy Rog region as decorative stones. Chronicles of Ukrainian Academy of Mining Sciences, No. 4, 1997;

5- ) Abatan K.M., Suleiman Sangare, Troshenko V.N. Evolution of rock-forming minerals and its effect on decorativity of granites. Bulletin of First International Conference "Precious and decorative stones" Kiev, 1999;

6- ) Abatan K.M., Suleiman Sangare, Troshenko V.N. Evolution of feldspat and its effect on decorativity of granitoids. Geology and Mineralogy reports, Krivoy Rog, 1999

7- Engineering studies of soil along route 90, Israel.

8- Exploration of phosphate coprolites in Lucunga, Angola, South West Africa


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

EMPLOYER: 1997-2001, mining Geologist Kirova Ore-mining Corporation (Kirova Ore-management Company), Krivoy Rog, Ukraine.

2005-2011- Certified System administrator

2011-2012, Deputy Chief Geologist, Ofek Investment ltd., Angola, West Africa

2012- Engineering geologist, Azit Engineering ltd., Israel


RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS

During the course of my career, I was a mining geologist in Ukraine, underground mine for iron ore. I later joined Ofek, Angola Ltd, in exploration for phosphates- I am currently with the company, I worked with Azit Engineering, Israe ltd. These paths had led me to managing and logging drillings of different types, including spiral drilling, bucket drilling, core drilling etc, under different climatic conditions, and for various minerials- iron ore, coprolite, gold.


ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Computer literacy- knowledge of MICROSOFT: WIN 98, XP, VISTA, SERVER 2003, MICROSOFT OFFICE and NETWORK ADMINISTRATION AND WEB-DESIGNING. 2D AND 3D GRAPHICAL PRESENTATION- SURFER SOFTWARE.

LANGUAGES

: English- mother tongue level, Russian- mother tongue level, Yoruba- mother tongue level, Hebrew- spoken, writing, reading, Ukrainian- spoken.


SUMMARY

I graduated in geology and prospecting for mineral deposits from Krivoy Rog Ore-mining Institute, currently Krivoy Rog Technical University- Masters degree with honors. Between 1996 and 2001, I registered for part-time Postgraduate studies course on the Granitoids of Krivoy Rog region, partial result of which is reflected in the numerous published articles, some of which are mentioned in this paper and some that were written earlier on Gold of Kalana deposit together with Professor Troshenko and Dr. Suleiman Sangare. It was at this time, in 1997, that I started to work with Kirova Ore Management Company, in the same town as a mining geologist in their underground mine. Here in the mine, I was part of a group of geologists whose responsibility included the determination of optimal method of extraction of ore (iron ore) in the underground mine, mapping and categorization (grading) of the ore across the ore-field, estimation of resources. I was involved in sampling the ore across the mine to give basis for formation of production categories. In the period between 2001 and 2011, we, I and my wife, relocated to Israel and during this period I got trained in Information Technology and became a Computer technician and later a Certified System Administration with full knowledge of most Microsoft Programs- WINDOWS, OFFICE AND SERVERS and interest in WEB DESIGNING (HTML, CSS, JAVA SCRIPT) and had a private practice. I was employed in 2011 by Ofek Investments Angola Limited for Exploration of coprolitic Phosphate in one of their acquired fields in Angola, as Deputy Chief Geologist. This assignment was contract basis, hence in between, I was lucky enough to get a post of Engineering Geologist with Azit Engineering, Israel limited. While the post of Engineering Geologist in Azit involved managing of different methods of drilling (spiral, core drilling etc) under many climatic conditions and geological conditions and the performance of engineering geological studies of soil in civil construction, exploration of Phosphates in Angola comprised of drilling in sedimentary rocks across savannah and jungle, sampling, grading of the coprolitic ore based on the matrix type and coprolite-matrix ratio and consequent quantitative and qualitative mapping of the field. These career path exposed me to various geological software and methods of presentation of geological data and modeling (both 2D and 3D). The years spent working with Kirova Ore-management Company gave me experience in dealing with people of different works of life and nationalities. A quality I am confident will be of great value in carrying out my duty as an earth scientist, mining geologist or as an expert in geology. Moreover, other abilities which I posses, knowledge of languages, ability to contact and get acquainted with people easily and computer literacy, will be great advantage. Ability to organize as well will be of help.

HOBBIES

Mathematics, writing, reading, chess, football, basketball, music and traveling.

REFFERENCES

Dr. Evtehov V.D. Department of mineralogy and petrography, Krivoy Rog Technical University; Telephone (home) :380-564-442790;

Horenko V.N. Chairman of labour union, Kirova Ore-management Company. 14a, Meleshkina street, Krivoy Rog, Ukraine;

Honorable Kola Shobiye P.O.Box 1399, Sapon, Abeokuta, Nigeria.



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