2020 – Mining Elites in Africa

Environment de beers

Runner-up: Excellence in Environmental Sustainability – De Beers Group

Towards the middle of 2019 De Beers Group had relocated 100 elephants from its Venetia Nature Reserve in South Africa to a national park in Mozambique.
Forgotten Parks

Winner: Excellence in Environmental Sustainability – Forgotten Parks

The Congolese Wildlife Authority says that the country is in need of support to return some of the world’s most beautiful parks to their original states.

Runner-up: Excellence in Diamonds – Debswana

The Debswana Diamond Company, a 50/50 JV between the government of Botswana and De Beers, announced a new life extension project for Jwaneng, in Botswana.
Lucapa Diamond Company

Winner: Excellence in Diamonds – Lucapa Diamond Company

Lucapa Diamond Company had an incredible 2019 year on the back of its new high-value Mothae kimberlite mine in Lesotho coming into production.
Alistair Macfarlane

Thought Leader of the Year: Alastair Macfarlane – Mandela Mining Precinct

Alistair MacFarlane has been instrumental in reinvigorating research and development and innovation in South Africa’s mining industry.
Roger Baxter Minerals Council South Africa

Thought Leader of the Year: Roger Baxter, CEO of MCSA

Roger Baxter is fully committed to the mining industry and a person who pulls no punches when it comes to addressing pertinent matters.
seriti resources

Runner-up: Excellence in coal – Seriti Resources

Seriti Resources is the new name in coal mining in South Africa – taking up the position as the lead bidder for the South32 coal assets.

Winner: Excellence in coal – Exxaro Resources

South Africa’s abundant coal reserves make coal power generation a cost effective means to generate electricity and ensure economic development.

Runner-up: Excellence in battery metals – Alphamin Resources

Alphamin Resources should have a bumper 2020 year on the back of successful commissioning at its Bisie tin mine in the DRC in 2019.
bushveld minerals

Winner: Excellence in battery metals – Bushveld Minerals

The Bushveld Energy business model is anchored in Bushveld Minerals’ low-cost production platform and smart partnerships along the VRFB value chain.

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