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SAIMM Johannesburg Branch Event

Event Start Date February 15, 2018, 5:00 pm
Location WorleyParsons, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg

Johannesburg Branch Event 15 feb 2018



IS THE SOUTH AFRICAN COAL MINING INDUSTRY READY FOR WOMEN?

PRESENTER: MOSES RAMOKHOTHOANE

Women employment in the mining industry dates back to the 19th century. Various parts of the world, for example, India, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America had women employed in large numbers. The women’s jobs were primarily manual in nature. Women were used to carry coal in buckets from the coal face and out the mine, and those who worked on the surface plants were used to sort waste rock from the coal product.

About the presenter

Moses has 31 years Coal mining experience at both Sasol Mining and Anglo American Coal. He currently holds a General Manager position at New Denmark Colliery. Moses holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mining from UJ and he is a Professional Certificated Engineer and a member of SACMA.

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