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Women in Mining

Business women in mining

Running a sustainable and successful business is not easy, even more so when you are a woman operating in a historically male-dominated industry. In two exclusive articles, Lindiwe Nakedi and Lara Smith share their experiences as women with...

Women and mining law

By Ntsiki Adonisi-Kgame In an exclusive article for Inside Mining’s Women in Mining special interest publication (SIP), Ntsiki Adonisi-Kgame writes about women in mining law. Adonisi-Kgame is an executive at ENSafrica’s Natural Resources and...

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...

Mining and economics post COVID-19

By Mametja Moshe Moshe Capital founder and CEO Mametja Moshe, sheds light on the impact of measures taken to stop the spread of Covid-19, on commodity prices and investment in South African mining. Local mining operations have been limited to care...

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...

White Paper for women in mining

The Minerals Council South Africa has released a White Paper on Women in Mining, which aims to streamline the industry’s strategies to advance women in the industry. The focus of the White Paper is on improving the representation of women in the...

Women moving forward in the mining industry

“Women feature predominantly as resource company CEOs, executives and the so-called rain makers and pot stirrers.” That was the future of mining envisaged by Deshnee Naidoo, CEO of Vedanta Zinc International (VZI). She was speaking at the 11th...