Mandela Mining Precinct to Bolster Mining Sector

Mandela Mining Precinct to Bolster Mining Sector

Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane on Friday 14 September 2018 stressed the need for the mining industry to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Speaking to Mining Weekly Online on the sidelines of the launch of the Mandela Mining Precinct,...
Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2019

Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2019

A showcase of South Africa’s manufacturing capabilities. There is enormous potential for Southern African manufacturers to increase their market share both locally and internationally. The driving force behind capturing this growth opportunity is the South...
MEMSA Members at Mining Indaba 2018

MEMSA Members at Mining Indaba 2018

The Dti and DMR sponsored two of our members’ to attend the Mining Indaba 2018, held in Cape Town. The Indaba took place on the 5-8 February 2018. Mncedisi Makhamba from Drill Rod Specialist had the following feedback on his experience representing an SMME at...

Gold Ideation Session- Hosted by RIIS

Riis hosted a Au ideation session in Orkney, North West. The aim of the session was to encourage ideas and collaboration in the gold mining industry. A keynote address was given by Terrence Goodleigh, where he highlighted that it is crucial for the industry to change....
Fermel in the Precinct

Fermel in the Precinct

Today the Mining Precinct welcomed the first product display board by a MEMSA member in the Precinct. Fermel’s impressive image of an LHD is prominently displayed in the entrance area. The Mining Precinct has invited MEMSA member to contribute visual displays...

MEMSA Chair visits Members

MEMSA’s new Chair, Mr Freddy Mugeri, is visiting MEMSA member companies over the months of January and February in order to better understand how MEMSA can support them in reaching their potential.

RDI Incentives Workshop

The objective of this Session is for dti, DST and TIA representatives who manage or actively work with R&D incentives to briefly present what the incentive offers, which enterprises/projects qualify, and give guidelines on effective application and claims....

PGM Mining Innovation W/Shop

The workshop focuses on designing for current and future needs (PGM mining 5 years from now), with special sections on crew moving and cleaning. MEMSA members may bring equipment to display. “To build equipment and technology that helps miners do their jobs, it...

New Chair for MEMSA Board

MEMSA is delighted to announce that Freddy Mugeri accepted nomination as the new Chairman of the MEMSA Board of Directors. Anton Wheeler, MEMSA’s first Chair, stepped down at the end of his term on the 10th of November. Read more about his contribution to MEMSA’s...

Anton Wheeler, MEMSA’s first Chair

MEMSA’s roots go back to 2015 when it became clear that SA mining manufacturers had much to gain from putting their voices and efforts together in support of the industry. The mining industry as a whole was facing tough conditions, yet mechanisation on mines, and the...

MEMSA Systems Set Up

MEMSA needs a well-functioning office to do its work sustainably, and the Board, Project Manager and Admin Assistant have been working hard in the past months at setting such systems in place. This website, an ICT-equipped office, and Pastel accounting system are some...
MEMSA New Board Members

MEMSA New Board Members

During the early meetings in which MEMSA took form, Anton Wheeler (Aard) and Ulrich Kienle (HPE) were elected as Chair and Deputy Chair of the Board. Dr Paul Jourdan was asked to step in as Project Manager, and accordingly appointed as ex officio director. In the...