Careers in the Mining Industry in South Africa

Careers in the Mining Industry in South Africa: Economic activity in modern-day South Africa has been centred on mining activities, their ancillary services and supplies. The country’s stock exchange in Johannesburg was established in 1887, a decade after the first diamonds were discovered on the banks of the Orange River, and almost simultaneously with the gold rush on the world-famous Witwatersrand, (Minerals Council)

List of Careers in the South African Mining Industry

Careers in the mining industry of South Africa
  • Engineer-in-Training (12 – 36 months)
  • Miner (6 months)
  • Shift Supervisor (2 – 3 years)
  • Overseer (2 – 3 years)
  • Section Manager (2 – 5 years)
  • Production Manager
  • Mine Manager

List of Available Mining Scholarships and Bursaries in South Africa

  • The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • AECI Limited Bursary
  • AFROX Bursary
  • Anglo American Coal Bursary
  • Anglo American Platinum Bursary
  • ArcelorMittal Bursary
  • BHP Billiton Bursary
  • Black Mountain Bursary
  • Cape Winelands District Municipality Mayoral Bursary
  • de Beers Bursary
  • Department of Mineral Resources Bursary
  • Element Six Bursary
  • Eskom Bursaries
  • Exxaro Bursary
  • Gibela Bursary
  • Glencore Bursary
  • Gold Fields Ltd Bursary
  • Hulamin Bursary
  • Impala Platinum/ Implats Bursary
  • Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Bursary
  • ISFAP Bursary
  • Keaton Energy Mining Bursaries
  • Kimberley Ekapa Mining Bursary
  • Kumba Iron Ore Bursary
  • Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism (LEDET) Bursary
  • Lonmin Bursary
  • Mercedes-Benz Bursary
  • merSETA Bursary
  • Mintek Bursary
  • North West Provincial Government Bursary
  • NUMSA Bursary
  • Palabora Mining Bursary
  • Petra Diamonds Bursary
  • PPC Bursary
  • Royal Bafokeng Platinum Bursary
  • Samancor Chrome Bursary
  • SARS Bursary
  • Sasol Bursary
  • SEIFSA Bursary
  • Sibanye-Stillwater Bursary
  • South 32 Bursary
  • Transnet Bursary

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