Mintek has scooped second place in the category: Best Exhibition, Organisation at the Sasol Techno X 2018, a career guidance exhibition on mathematics, science and technology, held in Sasolburg from 13 – 17 August.
The Sasol Techno X is a platform for Grade 7 to Grade 12 learners to engage with real world application of these subjects in a way that creates interest and captivates the imagination.
The award- winning exhibition by Mintek showcased a small–scale demonstration of a DC arc furnace used for smelting in pyrometallurgy and a poster exhibition of pyrometallurgy processes at Mintek.
Dominic Monama, Human Capital Development Officer said, “The award is an affirmation of Mintek’s commitment to its mandate. It is made possible by Mintek’s scientists and engineers who delivered interactive presentation to learners at the exhibition.”
Mintek is committed in fostering careers in science, engineering and technology through participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics promotion activities (STEM) activities countrywide.