Themba Mkhwanazi

Themba Mkhwanazi

CEO Kumba Iron Ore, Anglo American

B.Eng.Hons, CEO of Kumba Iron Ore, 50.
 
Themba is the CEO of Kumba Iron Ore and a member of the Group Management Committee (GMC). Prior to joining Kumba, he held the position of CEO of Anglo American’s coal business in South Africa from May 2014 to1 September 2016. He previously held the position of Rio Tinto’s regional general manager for America, responsible for delivering technical and operational improvements across Rio Tinto’s businesses in the region.
 
Themba has held a number of senior roles within the resources industry, including COO of Richards Bay Minerals, during which he was responsible for mining, smelting and processing operations. Before that, he was a managing director with the Huntsman Corporation in South Africa.
 
His full list of positions have included process engineer at Sasol; shift plant manager, business improvement senior coach, plant manager, area manager and MD of Huntsman Tioxide; COO Richards Bay Minerals; and GM expansion support and regional GM technology and innovation at Rio Tinto.
 
Themba holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Chemical Engineering

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Thursday 06/02/2020

From 09:45 To 10:15

02/06/2020 09:45 02/06/2020 10:15 This is Your Life – Learning From the Best – How Did They Do It? An onstage interview with a mining leader will focus on how they kick started their careers, when their opportunities came and how they got to be leading figures in Africa’s mining sector.

 
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"This is Your Life – Learning From the Best – How Did They Do It?"

Mpumi Zikalala Themba Mkhwanazi

Tuesday 04/02/2020

From 16:00 To 17:00

02/04/2020 16:00 02/04/2020 17:00 Panel: Achieving a ‘Zero Harm’ approach - Changing the fundamentals to put People and Health & Safety first
  • Introduction: ILO Safety and Health in Mining Convention No. 176 – Defining roles and responsibilities and examining outcomes achieved to date
  • Discussing the alarming rate of incidents in the global mining context and the need to fundamentally change our approach to mine leadership and put people first
  • Redefining mine site culture: What should be done to ensure maximum compliance, enhance disclosure and improve transparency around H&S reporting?
  • Health and Safety beyond the mine: How do we evaluate impacts on livelihoods and extend ‘Zero Harm’ approach to communities?
  • Forecasting & Risk Prevention in the context of the 4th Industrial Revolution: How can technologies help us to identify critical controls of the fatal risks and accidents?
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"Panel: Achieving a ‘Zero Harm’ approach - Changing the fundamentals to put People and Health & Safety first "

Clyde Malinson Joseph Montisetse Joseph Montisetse Peneyambeko Munkawa Themba Mkhwanazi
Time and date

Thursday 06/02/2020

From 09:45 To 10:15

02/06/2020 09:45 02/06/2020 10:15 This is Your Life – Learning From the Best – How Did They Do It? An onstage interview with a mining leader will focus on how they kick started their careers, when their opportunities came and how they got to be leading figures in Africa’s mining sector.

 
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Tuesday 04/02/2020

From 16:00 To 17:00

02/04/2020 16:00 02/04/2020 17:00 Panel: Achieving a ‘Zero Harm’ approach - Changing the fundamentals to put People and Health & Safety first
  • Introduction: ILO Safety and Health in Mining Convention No. 176 – Defining roles and responsibilities and examining outcomes achieved to date
  • Discussing the alarming rate of incidents in the global mining context and the need to fundamentally change our approach to mine leadership and put people first
  • Redefining mine site culture: What should be done to ensure maximum compliance, enhance disclosure and improve transparency around H&S reporting?
  • Health and Safety beyond the mine: How do we evaluate impacts on livelihoods and extend ‘Zero Harm’ approach to communities?
  • Forecasting & Risk Prevention in the context of the 4th Industrial Revolution: How can technologies help us to identify critical controls of the fatal risks and accidents?
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