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Neal Froneman

By: Martin Creamer Position: President and CEO of Gold One Limited Date and place of birth: September 17, 1959, Johannesburg Education: Pr. Eng; B.Sc. Mech Eng (Wits); B.Compt (UNISA), Mine Managers and Engineers Government Certificate of Competency First job: Junior engineer, Libanon Gold Mine  

Niel Pretorius

By: Martin Creamer Full name: Daniel Johannes Pretorius Position: Chief executive of DRDGold Main activity of the company: Gold mining Date and place of birth: March 25, 1967, in Bloemfontein 

Sipho Nkosi

By: Martin Creamer Position: President of the Chamber of Mines of South Africa since November 2007 and CEO of Exxaro Resources Main activity of organisation: Diversified mining Date and place of birth: April 29, 1954, Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal 

Ian Cockerill

By: Martin Creamer Position: Executive chairperson designate Petmin Main activity of the company: Producing and processing bulk commodities Date and place of birth: August 4, 1954, London, UK Education: Wirral Grammar, UK, 1972; BSc Hons Geology, London University, 1975; Unisa, MDP, 1980; Royal School of Mines,... 

Mick Davis

By: Martin Creamer Mick Davies, the first to feature Mining Weekly’s new Mining Leader Series, has grown Xstrata from a $500-million minnow to a $50-billion mining major in eight years 

Leon Uys

Full Name: Leon Johan Uys Position: MD Main Activity of the Company: Project management and minerals processing plant design engineering company 

Eliphus takes a leap up the career ladder

By: abdul cook 'If ther's an issue, make sure you don't knockoff until you've provided answer' 

Former electricity regulator going all out to take aluminium to new heights

By: abdul cook Of the 90-billion tons of bauxite deposits globally, the best 40-billion are in Africa, says Mkhwanazi 

Ingwe will be world's best, Seedat promises

By: abdul cook The benchmark coal-mining company of the world is the ambition that BHP Billiton president energy coal Mahomed Seedat has for Ingwe Colliery, BHP Billiton’s largest energy-coal asset. 

Bobby Godsell, AngloGold

By: Martin Creamer Full name: Bobby Godsell Position: CEO AngloGold since 1998 Main activity of the company: Gold mining and marketing Date and place of birth: September 14, 1952 Education: Grosvernor Boys’ High School, Durban, matric, 1969; BA, Natal University, 1974; MA, University of Cape Town, 1986 First... 

Sam Jonah, Ashanti

By: Martin Creamer Name: Samuel Kwesi Esson Jonah Position: CEO Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited and president-designate AngloGold Ashanti Main activity of company: Gold mining Date and place of birth: November 19, 1949, Kibi, Ghana Education: Adisadel College, Ghana; Camborne School of Mines, England; MSc Mine... 


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