Empowering women is ‘critical’ in the mining industry – Teke

Originally published by Mining Review Africa – September 2016. Southern Africa Chamber of Mines president Mike Teke says the empowerment of women is critical to help the mining industry deliver on its transformation objectives. Speaking at the “Innovation in Mining Workshop” hosted by Women in Mining South Africa (WiMSA) on the sidelines of the Electra Mining […]

Skills development initiatives for women in mining in South Africa

Posted by Newton Mthethwa, Date: March 14, 2016 1)      What is your general assessment of skills development initiatives targeted at women who are   in   the mining sector – poor, average or good?Many of the mining companies have embraced skills development initiatives for everyone in their employ. From a WiMSA perspective, our members have participated in […]

Henley MBA Research Project – Carol Taylor

We are forwarding this to you on behalf of one of Women in Mining South Africa’s members, Carol Taylor, as part of her MBA. The results from this survey will be incorporated into WiMSA’s research for 2016. Although the questions are similar to the 2015 WiMSA survey, your input will be greatly appreciated. The difference […]

WiMSA 2015 South African Industry Survey

It is WiMSA’s (Women in Mining South Africa) aim to provide an on-going and constructive platform to its members so that they may advance and succeed in the mining industry. One of the ways we do this is through our research projects. Our research from 2014 has been invaluable in the growth of WiMSA in […]

More woman and better technical skills are vital for mining future

I reproduce below an article published end of last month which mentions and quotes Claire McMaster, Chair of WIMSA (Women in Mining South Africa), a WIM group that has grown and developed very rapidly since inception in 2010. WIMSA organised a panel discussion during the conference mentioned in the article. Johannesburg 24 October 2013 According […]