Is SA’s mining industry too deep in the COVID-19 crisis? How can it become the sunrise industry it wants to be?
For more than a century mining was the backbone of South Africa’s economy in recent years, it fell on hard times. Despite this, it still managed to contribute close to R361bn or 8.1% to SA’s GDP and over R91bn to fixed investment in 2019. It employed 454,861 people and paid R24.3 billion in taxes. What was the impact of COVID-19 and lockdowns on the industry? Did it put mining too deep in the COVID-19 crisis? How can it once again become the sunrise industry it wants to be? Register today for this virtual panel discussion to find out…
Fortune Mojapelo, CEO, Bushveld Minerals
Deshnee Naidoo, former CEO, Vedanta Zinc International and board member, Minerals Council South Africa
Peter Steenkamp, CEO, Harmony
Roger Baxter, CEO, Minerals Council South Africa
- What measures are in place to help South Africa’s mining sector bounce back from the COVID-19 headwinds and lockdown?
- Is it enough?
- Rebuilding the mining industry for tomorrow