Pilanesberg Platinum Mine supports a diverse and inclusive workplace
(Mining Review Africa)
In celebrating Women’s Month, the Pilanesberg Platinum Mine (PPM) Women in Mining (WIM) Committee said looking at the figures, the future is indeed brighter for women in mining. PPM has worked tirelessly towards filling in the gap between the number of men and women representation at its operations. To this end, the mine currently employs 33% of women, and 20% of the senior management team are women.
Blazing a trail for Women in Mining
Elmarie Maritz, Sedibelo Platinum Mines CFO, knows that you can’t create gender equity simply by hiring more women; you have to create a safe space for them to work as well. This is why she has prioritised hiring, supporting and mentoring women in an industry that doesn’t usually accommodate them. And Sedibelo Platinum Mines is reaping the rewards.
CFO Elmarie Maritz on nurturing women in mining
(CFO South Africa)
Sedibelo Platinum Mines CFO Elmarie Maritz sees the mining industry as an opportunity for women.
It’s a challenge for women to get into and be promoted in the mining industry, says Sedibelo Platinum Mines CFO Elmarie Maritz. But she also sees this landscape as an opportunity for women to get into leadership roles and support each other to become successful.
Lend A Caring Hand To Those In Need
Pilanesberg Platinum Mines has responded to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s call for assistance in looking after vulnerable people affected by the nationwide lockdown in our communities through the establishment of its PPM Covid-19 Community Relief Programme.
South African Business: Creating Lasting Legacies
(Global Africa Network)
Despite facing a tough economic period, the mining sector continues to play an important role in our economy and still has the potential to make a significant impact in the socio-economic development of our country.
Gauteng Lifestyle Magazine: Pilanesberg Platinum Mines Provides Relief For 450 Families Across Nine BBK Villages
(Gauteng Lifestyle Magazine)
PPM’s newly established Community Relief Programme will continue with the second phase of the Programme, which includes distributing family sized food packages to 450 vulnerable families across nine Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafeia villages.
Mining Weekly: Agreement Reached With Lesetlheng Community
Pilanesberg Platinum Mines, on Wednesday, 17 June 2020, announced reaching an agreement with the Lesetlheng community that will enable mining to commence on the farm Wilgespruit in a matter of months.
Mining Weekly: PPM Joins Movement For The Payment Of Small Suppliers Within 30 Days
PPM will be joining 50 other large companies who have formally committed to paying their small, medium-sized and microenterprise (SMME) suppliers within 30 days to ensure they survive this economic crisis.
Miningmx Higher Grade: Pilanesberg Platinum Mines Ends Six-year Legal Tussle With North West Community
Pilanesberg Platinum Mines, the operation in which the UK’s Gemfields has a minority stake, today announced agreement with the Lesetlheng community that will enable mining to start on the firm’s Wilgespruit farm “in a matter of months.”
Mining Weekly: 60Moz Sedibelo Platinum Expansion, Construction Of Kell Beneficiation Plant
Sedibelo Platinum Mines Limited has announced the expansion of operations at Pilanesberg Platinum Mines into contiguous deposits of Sedibelo Central, Magazynskraal and Kruidfontein – known as the Triple Crown properties – with an estimated resource base in excess of 60-million four-element (4E) PGM ounces, considered one of the world’s largest undeveloped PGM deposits.