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The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
 

The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) started as a learned society in 1894 after the invention of the cyanide process that saved the South African gold mining industry of the day. This 125-year-old professional body enjoys both local and international links aimed at disseminating knowledge and assisting our members source information regarding technological developments in the mining, metallurgical and related sectors. The overarching objective is to ensure that our engineers remain relevant and are able to continue developing professionally as they progress in their respective careers.

 

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Father of the Bride = ESG Director?
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By Caroline Carter In the ‘90’s movie, Father of the Bride, George and Nina Banks are Annie’s proud parents. When she returns from studying abroad and announces she’s getting married, their worlds... 


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SAIMM to highlight sustainable extraction of metals through the Hydrometallurgy Conference
10 Jun 2024

The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy(SAIMM) will bring together experts in the minerals sector, at this year’s Hydrometallurgy Conference taking place from 1 – 3 September 2024... 


SAIMM relaunches Namibia Branch and elects new interim Chairperson
06 Jun 2024

Throughout its almost 130-year legacy, the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) has played a pivotal role in the dissemination of knowledge and expertise across Africa’s... 


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From drones to the Cloud to AI, the world is progressing at the speed of light. It’s not always easy staying on top of the latest innovations in your field. But at Electra Mining Africa 2024,...