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A female first for Exxaro

After a long and storied history in stereotyping, it seems that the mining industry is actively working to turn itself around, as a rise of influential female leaders can be seen. Case in point is Exxaro Resources, with the appointment of their...

Operations resume at DRDGOLD

DRDGOLD announced that work has resumed at its Ergo and Far West Gold Recoveries (FWGR) operations at reduced levels. According to CEO Niël Pretorius, 34% of Ergo staff is back at work and reclaiming material from four high-volume sites. The staff...

Success in equipment manufacturing: Part 2

In part 2 of our feature Success in equipment manufacturing, Mining News speaks to Vuyiseka Mkele , CEO of VR Squared Engineering. What is your job title and what does your job entail? As a CEO, my job entails providing and executing strategic...

Success in equipment manufacturing: Part 1

In this exclusive two-part feature, Mining News speaks to two women who are involved in the business of manufacturing equipment for the mining industry. They are also members of Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa (MEMSA). They share...

Sibanye execs contribute to Solidarity Fund

Sibanye-Stillwater’s board and executive management have unanimously decided to contribute a third of their salaries for the next three months to the national Solidarity Fund. This following calls by President Cyril Ramaphosa for additional support...

Update on DMRE lockdown interventions

Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) Minister Gwede Mantashe provided an updated on the interventions taken by the Department since the nationwide 21-day lock-down came into effect. According to Mantashe, the Department has been...

New GM for Fluor SA

Fluor Corporation recently announced the appointment of Bill Langenbach as the company’s new general manager for South Africa. Langenbach has been working for Fluor for the past 30 years and has held various positions within the company having...