“Mining is not just taking from the earth, it’s also about giving back to the world” – Unknown
The changing landscape of South Africa’s mining industry has given rise to the opportunity for companies with the desire to develop, empower and contribute to the growth of the country.
2010, one of the most iconic years in South Africa’s history, welcomed the birth of Mwelase Group of Companies. A 100% black owned and controlled company, contributing meaningful economic participation and growth, to the mining industry, employees and surrounding communities.
Meet the team, behind the scenes
Our core team consists of dynamic and driven individuals with a wealth of experience in the mining industry and qualifications.
Themba is the founding member and Managing Director of Mwelase Mining Pty Ltd. Themba holds a BSc (Mining) Engineering degree and Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency (Coal). As a graduate of ...Read more
Dutch [HP] Botes is a qualified mining, electrical and mechanical engineer who has over 39 years’ experience in the mining sector. Dutch was the Chief Executive Officer of Wescoal Mining for several years ...Read more
Mack is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA, UK) with extensive experience and expertise in mining finance environment. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting degree from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). ...Read more
Sibusiso is an admitted attorney of the high court. He obtained his LLB degree from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). He also holds postgraduate certificates in Company Laws 1 and 2, Prospecting and Mining Law and Mining Tax Law from the Mandela Institute (Wits). Furthermore, he holds a postgraduate certificate from Wits Business School in Finance for Non-Financial Managers....Read more
Michael is a General Manager at Mwelase and is responsible for Coal Operations at its Mzimkhulu Colliery. Michael is in possession of a Mine Overseer’s Certificate of Competency (Coal)...Read more
Ettienne holds a B.Com in Financial Management and completed his studies in Strategic Financial Analysis at Harvard ...Read more