One of the key sectors for South Africa’s economy is mining. It’s a sector that employs 500,000 people and represents about 7% of GDP. However over the last decade mining has been underperforming as a sector despite a global commodity boom. The focus of this roundtable discussion is to identify problem areas within mining and look at ways to take the industry forward.
The Mineral Wealth panel includes:
Godfrey Oliphant, SA Deputy Minister for Mineral Resources
Xolani Mkhwanazi – President of the SA Chamber of Mines
Peter Teman, Chairman of SAMDA
Bheki Sibiya, President of SAMDA