Women in Mining

The advancement of women in mining webinar

The advancement of women in mining webinar

Women’s month ended off on a high note when KBC Health & Safety in partnership with Mining News hosted a webinar focused on ‘The advancement of women in mining’ on Tuesday 31 August 2021. Currently in South Africa, women account for 12% of the...

WATCH: Women take the front seat in excavators

Mining News attended an excavator training programme for six women from mining communities. The training programme was hosted by Sany Southern Africa in partnership with Zijin Mining and Nkwe Platinum. During the week-long programme, the women...
Leading the way for women in mining

Leading the way for women in mining

While it is clear that women in mining are a minority, and that long-term thinking is needed to increase accessibility and development of women in the mining sector, companies such as United Mining Services (UMS) are leading the drive towards...
Breaking barriers while making history

Breaking barriers while making history

When Veronica Moratuwa De Koker applied for a job as a drill rig operator, little did she know that she was making history as part of an all-female drill crew at Anglo American’s Kumba Iron Ore Mine in the Northern Cape. The all-female drill crew...