Mintek wins Top Performing Public Sector Award

Against 11 finalists, Mintek was announced winner of the Top Performing Public Sector Award category at the 15th National Business Awards ceremony held at Emperors Palace last night.
The award recognises and applauds National, Provincial and Local government departments, parastatals and/or agencies that have achieved outstanding results in the last year.


The Finalists for 2017 were:

• Academy of Science of South Africa
• Cancer Association of South Africa
• Cape Town International Convention Centre
• Coega Development Corporation
• Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
• Gauteng Department of Education
• Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo
• Mintek
• Pink Drive
• Railway Safety Regulators
• South African Civil Aviation Authority
• Ithala Development Finance Corporation

Speaking about the caliber of this years’ finalists, Top Media and Communications CEO Ralf Fletcher, said , “In my 20 years of immersion in the science of best business performance, I have seldom seen such a powerhouse armada of new tech innovators, job creators and economy drivers, all together on the same roster.”
When receiving the award, Nosiphiwo Mzamo, Manager for Mintek’s Mineralogy Division, said, “It’s a great honor to receive this accolade. As Mintek we are an organization that lives and breathes corporate governance hence we are able to win this award.”
About Mintek
Mintek is South Africa’s national mineral research organisation established in 1934. It is one of the world’s leading technology organisations specialising in minerals processing, extractive metallurgy and related areas. Our commitment to innovation and our world-class research and development expertise is supported by a physical infrastructure of modern laboratories, pilot plants and workshops. We believe it is our extensive intellectual capital – engineers, scientists and technologists, all of the highest calibre – that forms the most valuable part of our proposition to our customers. Learn more here: and follow us on twitter: @Mintek_RSA
About National Business Awards
Over the last 15 years, The National Business Awards and the Top Performing publication have together become the definitive destination for South Africa’s fast-growth companies in all sectors. Through rigorous benchmarking and tracking of industry behaviour, Topco Media researches, identifies and accredits the breakthroughs, the disruptors, the innovators and the new economic champions, so that they can showcase their achievements and share best practices, policies and strategies with other ambitious companies.
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Nosiphiwo Mzamo


Nosiphiwo Mzamo, Manager for Mintek’s Mineralogy Division.
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