Women in Mining

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...

An opportunity for mining businesswomen

Inside Mining is in the process of putting together the second handbook. The focus of the upcoming issue is women on mining. In line with this topic, the Women in Africa (WIA) initiative launched the WIA 54 programme to empower female African...

Chamber of Mines call on women in mining

“Mike Teke, President, Chamber of Mines of South Africa  noted that while the industry acknowledged the significant increase in the number of women in the sector since the laws preventing them from working underground were scrapped, more...

The 6th Annual Women in Mining Conference

Today, miningne.ws is at the 6th Annual Women in Mining conference at Gallagher Estate in  Midrand. Building a career as a woman in the mining industry is difficult but not impossible. While research does shown that South Africa’s mining industry...