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Wickus Botha
Wickus Botha

Access to water, electricity key risk for local mining and metals companies

EY Africa mining and metals sector leader Wickus Botha Although productivity has been identified as the top business risk facing mining and metals companies globally in advisory firm EY’s ‘Business risks facing mining and metals 2014/15’ report, access to water and electricity – a new entrant,...
1st August 2014
Mining Lekgotla

Major challenges to be discussed at the Mining Lekgotla

Global assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services company Ernst & Young mining and metals sector leader for Africa Wickus Botha will discuss the major challenges of the mining industry and the need to reposition South Africa’s business...
16th August 2013
Mining in Africa

Auditing house lists top mining business risks

Capital allocation and access to capital have rocketed from number eight in 2012 to the top of the business-risk list for mining and metals companies worldwide, global auditing house Ernst & Young states in its yearly 'Business Risks Facing Mining...
12th July 2013

SA mining skills dearth may be a myth as skills plans show paltry 1.6% shortage

While the mining industry often cites a skills shortage as one of the challenges it is confronting, workplace skills plans submitted to the Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) do not indicate a skills dearth in the South African mining...
2nd November 2012

Oft-cited SA mining skills dearth may be a myth as workplace skills plans show a paltry 1.6% shortage Video Available

Professor Fred Cawood discusses the availability of skills in the mining industry The mining industry often speaks about a skills shortage; however, according to the workplace skills plans submitted to the Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA), an existing skills shortage is not indicated, says Chamber of Mines (CoM) head of...
2nd November 2012
Corporate Social Responsibility

African mining industry demands unconventional thinking – think-tank

The future of Africa’s mining industry demands unconventional thinking, global business and technology think tank FutureWorld South Africa joint CEO Neil Jacobsohn said at bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems and services supplier...
6th July 2012
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