Minister Mantashe to engage Xolobeni community Mineral Resources

Minister Gwede Mantashe will ‪on Sunday 23 September 2018 visit Xolobeni village in the Mbizana local municipality, Eastern Cape, to engage with communities in the area on community conflicts which occurred as a result of a prospecting right application and the moratorium currently place restricting applications. The Minister will be joined by the Alfred Nzo...

8th Annual ASD Symposium

1146 Registration Packages 8th Analytical Science Symposium

Work Integrated Learning Programme P1 and P2

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SA-China Joint Research Centre on the Development and Utilisation of Mineral Resources

The South African Director-General of Science and Technology, Dr Phil Mjwara, and the Chinese Vice Minister for Science and Technology, Xu Nanping, will launch the Joint Research Centre (JRC) on the Development and Utilisation of Mineral Resources at Mintek in Randburg on 14 September 2018.   The establishment of the JRC between South Africa and the...

Media Statement: Mining Records 4,9% Growth In 2nd Quarter, 2018.

The mining and quarrying sector contributed positively to GDP in the second quarter, data released by Statistics SA has confirmed. This bodes well for the sector, and indicates a commodity boom may be imminent. The sector increased by 4,9% and contributed 0,4 of a percentage point to GDP growth, led by growth in PGMs, copper and nickel, amongst others. It is a...

Mintek hosts Flagship Training Programme for Developing Countries

Mintek is currently hosting a Training Programme on Minerals Processing and Beneficiation for 18 delegates who are from the member states of the Non-Aligned Movement Centre for Science and Technology (NAM/S&T) and other developing countries. The programme which seeks to build beneficiation capacity within the NAM/S&T member states and other developing...