Vanessa Torres – “Our job is to resource the world out of poverty”

“Our job is to resource the world out of poverty,” says Vanessa Torres, Head of Investments and Value Management at BHP Billiton. A Brazilian with Australian citizenship, she believes that mining is in her blood.

Anne Oxley: From being lead to metallurgy to leading in metallurgy

Anne Oxley was encouraged to head towards metallurgy by an inspirational chemistry teacher, Mr David Miller, who changed her views on what might be possible as a career. She was always very good at sciences but until then had been directed as are many girls in that situation towards medicine.

AngloGold Ashanti’s Women in Mining Brazilian Experience

05/28/2008 By AngloGold Ashanti Report to Society 2007 Case Studies Employment In Brazil, unlike in South Africa there have never been any legal barriers to the employment of women in underground mining positions. There has, however, historically been a high level of resistance to this in mining communities, where, in the past, a superstitious belief held […]