Eddie Smith, CEO of Trysome, says the firm’s focus is on product innovations that will help ensure the protection of the mining sector’s greatest resource – its workers.
Pam du Plessis, MD of Invincible Valves, says the time is right for the company to diversify into the broader African market.
In an ever-changing landscape beset by regulatory challenges, companies need to be prepared and able to adapt in order to take full advantage of the sector’s potential, says Warren Beech, head of mining at Hogan Lovells South Africa.
While South Africa’s mining industry has one of the most advanced health and safety programmes in the world, a number of challenges still remain, according to Dr Sophia Kisting, executive director of the National Institute for Occupational Health
Richards Bay Minerals emphasises partnerships with employees and communities to create value and enhance productivity and growth, says its CEO Mpho Mothoa.