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Date: 
02 October 2017

Secunda, Mpumalanga – Sasol Mining is proud to sponsor the 5th annual Joburg Indaba. Taking place on 4 and 5 October 2017 at the Inanda Club, the Joburg Indaba brings together South Africa’s foremost mining industry players to discuss issues impacting the industry.

The main objectives of the event are to encourage strategic, insightful conversations and create networking opportunities for different stakeholders within the industry. The theme for this year’s event is “investing in resources and mining in Africa”.

For the past 67 years Sasol has played an important role in the industrial growth and socio-economic development of South Africa. Through its mining business unit, Sasol continues to create jobs and contribute to social and economic development.

In addition to Sasol’s corporate social responsibility programmes, Sasol Mining promotes social and economic development by implementing Social Labour Plans (SLPs) and Local Economic Development Projects (LEDs). Sasol’s host communities, situated in four municipalities in Mpumalanga and two in the Free State, have benefitted in many ways from a variety of projects such as health clinics, a fire station, roads and foot-bridges as well as housing for Mining employees.

“As a proudly South African company, we embrace transformation. We are committed to contributing meaningfully to sustainable transformation within our organisation and in the communities near our operations,” said Lucky Kgatle, Senior Vice President, Sasol Mining

“As part of Sasol commitment to support, grow, empower and recognise women leaders, Sasol Mining’s Women in Mining Forum was launched in 2015.  The forum addresses matters specific to women such as PPE, underground ablution facilities, career development and wellness.”

Kgatle highlighted that one of the achievements from the forum is the boot camp initiative that physically prepares women candidates for employment at Sasol Mining.

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