Zimbabwe National Institute of Rock Engineering (ZINIRE) is an institute affiliated to the Iisrmnternational Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) as a National Group and to the Chamber of Mines Zimbabwe. The institute seeks through its members to initiate and give effect to the means by which the requirements of technological advancement and scientific knowledge in the rock engineering sector of  Zimbabwe’s mining and civil engineering industries are satisfied.

Benefits accruing to members are derived from the following activities of the Institute.

a. Development of the strata control and rock engineering profession through seminars, conferences and other training opportunities;

b. Dissemination of rock engineering related information through publications, conference proceedings and the Institute’s web site;

c. Furthering research in the field of rock engineering through the identification of suitable topics and questions found to be in need of investigation.

(click here to download ZINIRE’s constitution and learn more about the benefits)


For any sponsorship and donations please contact us on admin@zinire.co.zw or click on the button below

We still appeal to our local suppliers, students and geotechnical practitioners to consider being part of the National Rock Engineering Institute as it shapes and defines the route research and development in all geotechnical related aspects will take in future.

To advertise on this website please get in touch with us on admin@zinire.co.zw

2018 OCTOBER COMSCC Practical Examination

2018 October COMSCC Practical will be held at How Mine in Bulawayo on 19 October 2018. Please click on the link below to complete the online registration .

Complete Online Registration Form



Young Rock Engineers Foundation (YREF) members from  Zimbabwe School of Mines are visiting Unki Mine today 10 October 2018 on a profession familiarisation tour.

Congratulations to the YREF new council for this achievement!

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