• Dismay as Zim indigenisation talks stall

    Jul 2, 2015 | 16:13 pm

    South African platinum firms have been unable to progress indigenisation deals with the Zimbabwean government with both sides stuck over compensation.

  • Good time to shop for SA coal

    Jul 2, 2015 | 10:26 am

    Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita, CEO of IchorCoal, believes now is the time to buy South African coal assets while prices for the fuel languish.

  • Glencore resolves to cut up to 700 at Optimum

    Jul 1, 2015 | 17:25 pm

    Glencore said between 600 to 700 workers would be retrenched at Optimum CoalMines although Eskom's Hendrina power station would still be supplied.



Upcoming events


07.03.2015 7:30 am - 2:00 pm


07.09.2015 7:30 am - 2:00 pm

Latest updates

Central Districts Meeting - 2 July 2015

Details and information with regard to the next Central Districts Meeting, scheduled for 2 July 2015, have been added to the website. For more information click here.

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.

MineSAFE 2015 Conference - Submission of Safety Data

Members are reminded to please submit their safety, health and environmental data to Phillip Coetzer before the deadline in order to be in the running for the MineSAFE Industry Awards. Forms are available for download from the MineSAFE Website.



Technical papers

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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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