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Mining Personality

Anton Wheeler

Main Activity of the Company: Designing, manufacturing and supplying of trackless mobile mining machinery to underground mines in Sub Saharan Africa Date and Place of Birth: September 19, 1958, Johannesburg Education: National Higher Diploma in...
31st January 2014
Legislative Environment

PGM failures could impact ANC

South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC) will bear the brunt of a poor-performing platinum-group metals (PGMs) sector, as the country gears up for its fifth democratic elections, pan-African advisory firm Africapractice...
31st January 2014

Phuti Mahanyele

Position: CEO of Shanduka Group since 2010; also deputy chairperson, Pan African Resources plc; nonexecutive director, Lonmin plc Main Activities of Shanduka Group: Mining (coal, platinum, gold, diamonds), energy, financial services,...
13th December 2013
Digging Deep - Jade Davenport

The 1987 mine strike

The Soweto Uprising of June 16, 1976, in which, according to official estimates, 176 people were killed, had a profound impact on the trajectory of South Africa’s political history.
27th September 2013
Mining Personality

Muhammad Saloojee

Full Name: Muhammad Saloojee Position: Director in tax and legal, KPMG Services Main Activity of the Company: Advisory and tax services Date and Place of Birth: August 21, 1970, Johannesburg Education: BCom LLB. LLM. H.Dip International Tax,...
20th September 2013

May Hermanus

Position: Executive director Natural Resources and Environment (NRE), Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Main Activity of Institution: Research Date and Place of Birth: May 28, 1960, Cape Town Education: Rosmead Primary; South...
19th July 2013
Mining Personality

James Motlatsi

Position: Executive chairperson TEBA Limited; nonexecutive director Shanduka; nonexecutive chairperson Platfields, Verimark, and Masana Petroleum Main Activity of the Company: Serving mines and mineworkers Date and Place of Birth: June 5, 1951,...
14th June 2013
Mining Personality

Cheryl Carolus

Position: Nonexecutive chairperson of JSE- and NYSE-listed Gold Fields Limited since February 2013 Main Activity of Company: Gold mining Date and Place of Birth: May 27, 1958, Silvertown, Cape Flats, Cape Town Education: St George’s English...
24th May 2013

AMCU threatens to bring South Africa to 'standstill'

The leader of South Africa's biggest platinum mining union on Friday threatened to bring Africa's top economy "to a standstill" and demanded a meeting with President Jacob Zuma, ramping up the rhetoric in an 18-month labour crisis. The rand, which...
17th May 2013
Mining Personality

Phuti Mahanyele

Position: CEO of Shanduka Group since 2010; also deputy chairperson, Pan African Resources plc; nonexecutive director, Lonmin plc
3rd May 2013
Consulting Engineers

Marikana tragedy has changed industry forever – consultancy

Natural resource and development solutions provider SRK Consulting South Africa chairperson Roger Dixon tells Mining Weekly that the breakdown of the central bargaining system in the South African mining industry has changed the industry and that...
26th April 2013

SA’s giant of geostatistics is no more

Danie Krige – an international household name to anyone who studied or practised the science of evaluating mineral resources for mining purposes – died recently in Johannesburg.
19th April 2013
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