• Metal price slump hurts Zimplats

    Jul 31, 2015 | 14:27 pm

    Zimplats produced lower volumes in a weaker market which resulted in a 41% June quarter profit slide at the Impala Platinum subsidiary.

  • AMSA to ask Kumba to lower iron ore price

    Jul 31, 2015 | 10:26 am

    ArcelorMittal South Africa said it wanted to get Kumba at the negotiating table to discuss a lower price for the 6.5 million tonnes it buys[…]

  • Cutifani lights touch paper on SA failings

    Jul 30, 2015 | 21:36 pm

    Anglo American's Mark Cutifani issued his sternest warning yet that policy uncertainty and labour strife would toll the end of the South African mining sector.



Upcoming events


08.06.2015 7:30 am - 2:00 pm


08.07.2015 7:30 am - 2:00 pm

Latest updates

Annual Banquet - 20 June 2015

All the photographs from the recent Annual Banquet has been added to the Media Gallery. To view, please click here.

Central Districts Meeting - 2 July 2015

The presentations given at the recent Central District Meeting has been uploaded to the website. Please visit the Knowledge Hub to view.

Exam Papers: Examiner's Comments

We have uploaded Examiner's Comments for the May 2015 Geology and Metal Mining II Exams. To view the comments click here.




Technical papers

About us


The Association of Mine Managers provides a platform for mining industry professionals to discuss, evaluate and debate mining and minerals policy, technical innovations, safety and health challenges and advancements in mining in South Africa.


For you, a professional in the mining industry, AMMSA provides access to meetings, events and expert advice from fellow association members.

Safety stats

Anglo American Thembelani Mine - 4 Years Fatality Free
1 April 2015 | General Manager Zweli Ndese

Anglo American Thembelani Mine - 7 Million FOG FFS
10 March 2015 | General Manager Zweli Ndese

Impala Platinum, 20 Shaft - 1 Million FFS
20 January 2015 | General Manager Hans Fourie

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