Minister Susan Shabangu to launch Wits Mining Research Institute
27 Sep 2012Mineral Resources Minister, Ms Susan Shabangu (MP) will deliver the keynote address at the launch of the University of the Witwatersrand Mining Research Institute (WMRI) today, September 27, 2012 at the Wits Club, West Campus in Johannesburg, Gauteng.
The WMRI will serve as Africa’s leading multidisciplinary research centre and will particularly focus on opening new mining areas, a national mine closure strategy, the development of a minerals beneficiation economy, and the nurturing of skills. The institute will also provide independent evidence-based advice to the mining industry and government.
Media are invited to attend the launch and may RSVP with:
Cell: 072 616 0076
The launch will take place as follows:
Date: Thursday, 27 September 2012
Venue: Wits Club, West Campus, entrance from Empire Road
Time: 17h00 for 17h30
Cell: 082 766 3940
Issued by: Department of Mineral Resources
27 Sep 2012
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