The South African mining industry, a cornerstone of the nation’s economy, is at the precipice of a transformative era. As we look toward a future marked by digital revolutions and shifting workforce dynamics, industry experts will convene to shed light on the path forward in a webinar titled “Navigating the Future: Reshaping Skills and Embracing Tech in South Africa’s Mining Landscape.”

The event is scheduled for 28 September 2023 from 12:00–13:30 and will be hosted online via Microsoft Teams. It will feature a line-up of distinguished speakers and industry experts, including: 

  • Karlien Rust, national marketing manager Corporate, CTU Training Solutions
  • Mark Kensley, Strategic Workforce Planning manager, Exxaro Resources
  • Hugo Coetzee, HR Technology and Reporting manager: Platinum, Anglo American
  • Muhammed Patel, executive HR Operations, Impala Platinum
  • Francois van Loggerenberg, principal: Learning and Development Kumba Iron Ore, Anglo American
  • Raksha Naidoo, CEO, The Particle Group
  • Doctor Motswadire, group CEO, DM Minerals Group
  • Rentia Booysen, National Skills and Business Development manager – Corporate, CTU Training Solutions

These industry stakeholders will share their insights, experiences and strategies in a panel discussion that promises to unlock the knowledge and strategies required to navigate the future of mining in Southern Africa.

Pexels | Anna Tarazevich

Pexels | Anna Tarazevich

The webinar is designed to provide attendees with valuable insights into critical aspects of the mining industry, including:

  • Bridging the looming skills gap and the strategies to counter it.
  • Embracing digital transformations, from AI integrations to complete digitisation in mining.
  • Mastering the challenges of modernisation while putting humanity at its core.
  • Strategies to attract and retain the next generation of mining talent, amidst the ever-evolving workplace dynamics.

The South African mining sector is known for its rich mineral resources, and the industry’s future success hinges on adaptability and innovation. This webinar is a unique opportunity for industry professionals, decision-makers and those interested in the mining sector to gain a competitive edge by understanding the latest trends and challenges in the field.

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