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IWiM releases inaugural impact report

It highlights IWiM’s progress and achievements across three key pillars: an Industry Change Agent, WIM Champion and Diversity Trend Setter.

IWiM delivers International Women In Resources Mentoring

IWRMP is an annual cross-company programme designed to promote and empower women and enable them to accelerate progress in their careers

Pilanesberg Platinum Mine supports a diverse and inclusive workplace

While there has been much improvement in the inclusion the industry still struggles to attract and retain women in mining.

Generation Equality: Realising Women’s Rights for an Equal Future

“A commitment to furthering the involvement of women should be front and centre for the leadership of all our members."

Fraser Alexander: Championing the cause for gender equality in mining

The organisation continues to identify and empower women-led businesses to participate in its supply chain through ESD initiatives.

Mining must actively attract, nurture female participation

“Even with the best will in the world, the mining sector still projects an image that discourages women.” - Roger Dixon

Canyon Coal’s superwomen shine at the mines  

"Men and women are equally important and valued at Canyon. Being a woman in the mining sector is great." - Weighbridge Operator Gugu Dube
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Women in Mining: the journey so far

Presentation by Dr. Thuthula Balfour, who leads the Minerals Council’s Women in Mining Task Team

Partnership improves menstrual health for girl’s in host communities

“Our partnership ensures that girl children can still attend school during their menstrual cycle and elevates their dignity and self-esteem."
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UMS leads the way forward for women in mining

The company’s two main arms, UMS Shaft Sinkers and UMS METS, have both been headed up by highly regarded women for several years.