New GM at Finsch Mine appointed

Mynbou & Nywerheid / Mining & Industry

Petra Diamonds Finsch Mine is pleased to welcome Ntokozo Ngema to the team.  He has been appointed as General Mana-ger as of 16 April 2018
Mr Ngema started his mining ca-reer with Goldfields as a learner of-ficial back in 1995. He went up the ranks until he was appointed Shaft Manager at Driefontein 4 Shaft.  
In 2005 he moved to Lonmin as Section Manager where he was later promoted to various roles, including Safety Manager, Mine Manager and acting Senior Manager Mining.
During his time at Lonmin, he was also involved in many business im-provement projects, such as hybrid mining and optimisation of Lonmin open cast business unit.
Mr Ngema joined Kumba in 2008 to head up the business improve-ment (BI) portfolio for the entire group This included aligning Kumba
BI strategy to that of Anglo Ameri-can, as well as developing BI policy, BI Reference Book, BI Functional Structure, Mine to Market Optimisa-tion and Delivery of R2-billion BI val-ue for Kumba as a group.
In 2011, after three years with Kumba, Mr Ngema accepted an in-ternal transfer to Anglo American Rustenburg Platinum Mines, now Si-banye Platinum. He joined Platinum Division as a Senior Principal Mining Engineer and later Mine Manager and Production Manager.
He has also been involved in va-rious independent mining consult-ing roles, focusing on business opti-misation and mining technical sup-port.
He is married to Yandiswa and they have two children.
Finsch mine wishes him well in his appointment.