Minerals Council South Africa

Leadership profile: Nolitha Fakude

"In an industry where women are still under-represented there are few that reach the outstanding heights achieved by Nolitha." - Tom Quinn

Leadership profile: Dr Thuthula Balfour

“Thuthula has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in her role of leading the industry’s response to COVID 19.” - Marcus Courage

Mines Rescue Services tests world-first technology at South Deep twin shaft

“This is a world-first technology, developed in South Africa, by South Africans, for the South African mining industry.” - Mannas Fourie.
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Mining industry committed to support national COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

“Government has only secured the Covax allocation (5.9 million), and 1.5 million Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines for healthcare workers."
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The new normal: Mining amid the COVID-19 pandemic

How do companies in South Arica ensure that their workers are safe yet still ensure a profitable operation?

Where is the reference point for modernisation in the mining industry?

Where does the mining industry stand at present in terms of technology adoption and how this is predicted to increase in the coming years?
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Dr Thuthula Balfour: Fighting the unrecognised pandemic

As a collective, we can organise reprioritise other medical conditions in the era of COVID-19.” - Dr Thuthula Balfour

Minerals Council celebrates women in mining COVID-19 heroes

"While we celebrate events like these, we need to keep our Women in Mining strategy at the forefront of our minds and our work every day.”
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No Violence against Women and Children Campaign begins

"We support President Ramaphosa’s call to the nation to declare gender-based violence as the second pandemic we are facing in South Africa."
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Minerals Council concerned with sovereign ratings downgrades

The ratings downgrades reinforce the fact that South Africa faces a deep economic crisis that needs to urgently addressed.

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