Anglo American is Looking For A General Miner To Perform Everyday Mining Duties

Anglo American is Looking For A General Miner To Perform Everyday Mining Duties

  • DEADLINE: 29 May 2024
  • SALARY/STIPEND: Not Specified
  • DURATION: Not Specified
  • LOCATION: Burgersfort, South Africa


The General Miner has a legal accountability for construction blasting in terms of the MHSA and will be required to contribute and assist the mining team with the execution of all tasks relating to the role. The role for a General Miner is varied in the mining structure from moving men, material and ore to construction within the mining domain.

Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Ensure that the working areas are safe through inspections.
  • Ensure that safety and mining standards are adhered to.
  • Ensure that up to date operating standards and procedures are communicated, applied and understood by the team.
  • Manage explosives and prepare blasting area to standard to ensure safe effective blasting.
  • Monitor and correct the process regularly to ensure conformance to and understanding of standards.
  • Continuously liaising with supervisors and team
  • Continues liaison with the Shift Supervisor or Shaft Foreman in relation to operations and maintenance activities
  • Compile an accurate shift report and forms to record operational progress and material orders
  • Ensure that required job instructions and checklists are available to the team members

Requirements for Eligibility

  • Grade 12
  • National Certificate NQF Level 3 Rock Breaker or Valid Blasting Certificate for underground (Hard Rock)


  • 1 to 3 years’ experience as a Miner /Crew Captain
  • Trackless mining experience will be advantageous

Additional requirements

  • If successful, you will be required to undergo a Medical Fitness Test

About Anglo American

Anglo American has a portfolio of world-class mining operations. The company mines, processes, moves and markets the essential ingredients that enable a cleaner, more connected world and that meet fast growing consumer-driven demands for products from smartphones to electric cars. Its basic materials build homes, offices, railways and airports, and our diamonds fulfil people’s dreams.

Anglo American’s Platinum business mines, processes and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium. The company is the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world – from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.

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  • I’m interested to work as a General worker am Anele Gontshi I really need a job I would appreciate a response

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