The SAIMM is a professional institute with local and international links aimed at assisting members source information about technological developments in the mining, metallurgical and related sectors.
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President
A S Macfarlane (President)
President Elect
M I Mthenjane

Office Bearers: 
Z Botha M I Mthenjane
V G Duke Prof S Ndlovu
I J Geldenhuys Prof R T Jones (co-opted)
   
Council: 
C C Holtzhausen N Singh
W C Joughin A G Smith
G R Lane Prof M H Solomon
Dr E Matinde D Tudor
Dr H K Musiyarira A T van Zyl
Dr G Njowa E J Walls
Prof S M Rupprecht  
   
Past Presidents: 
R D Beck Prof J L Porter
J R Dixon S J Ramokgopa
M Dworzanowski M H Rogers
H E James D A J Ross-Watt
Prof R T Jones Prof G L Smith
Dr G V R Landman Dr W H van Niekerk
Prof C Musingwini R P H Willis
   
TPC Mining Chairperson: TPC Metallurgy Chairperson:
G R Lane Z Botha
   
Young Professionals Council: 
K Letsoalo G Dabula
   
South African National Council on Tunelling (SANCOT):
R Tluczek  
   
Branch Chairpersons: 
Vacant (Botswana) Dr L S Bbosa (Western Cape)
S Maleba (DRC) C W Mienie(Zululand)
J A Luckmann (Johannesburg) Prof R J Mostert (Pretoria)
N M Namate (Namibia) C Sadomba (Zimbabwe)
F Nieuwenhuys (Northern Cape) D Muma (Zambia)
   
Observers on Council: 
W Theron AMMSA
W Stemmet AMRE
Prof C Dohm GASA
M P Mullins GSSA
E Ramzan IMSSA
J Baker MMMA
M van der Bank MVSSA
M R Tlala SACMA
P E Mojalefa SACEA
Prof M Dworzanowski SACPS
Dr L van Dyk SAIChE IChemE
W C Joughin SANIRE

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS COUNCIL

A T Chinhava R P Molehe
G Dabula K Mosebi
I J Geldenhuys* A S Nhleko
D E P Klenam G Nxumalo
K M Letsoalo Prof S M Rupprecht*
G C Luzenda N O Segapela
T Mahomedy C Setuke
S F Manjengwa K Shame
G Marape N Tshiongo-Makgwe
T M Mmola  

*SAIMM Council Representative

**Co-opted members

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Brigadier Stokes Memorial Award

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In 1980 the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy instituted a prestigious award to commemorate Brigadier Stokes for his outstanding and unique contribution to the South African Mining Industry over a period of many years. This award consists of a Platinum medal. The award is made to an individual for the very highest achievement in the South African mining and metallurgical industry, and is not necessarily based on technical considerations.

Former Recipients
1980    H F Oppenheimer
1981    Dr W Bleloch
1982    Dr F G Hill
1983    Dr A Whillier (Postumously)
1984    Professor D G Krige
1985    Dr R E Robinson
1986    Professor M D G Salamon
1987    Dr T F Muller
1988    Dr W J (Wim) de Villiers
1989    Dr R A Plumbridge
1990    W G Boustred
1991    P du P Kruger
1992    E Pavitt
1993    Professor D A Pretorius
1994    Dr H Wagner
1995    Dr O K H Steffen
1996    B E Hersov
1997    D W Horsfall (Posthumously)
1998    B P Gilbertson
1999    L Boyd
2000    A H Mokken
2001    T L Gibbs
2002    J Ogilvie Thompson
2003    P V Cox
2004    H J Smith
2005    P Motsepe
2006    Prof G T van Rooyen

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