Majwe Mining celebrates women miners

Woman working on a mine.PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Woman working on a mine.PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

JWANENG: Majwe Mining, a contrator at Debswana’s Jwaneng Mine, last week held a dinner to celebrate the contribution of women to the company and industry as a whole.

According to the company’s project director, Rod Fraser, when they celebrated women miners last year it was not the first and last time they did that. Last year, the company hosted high tea session and ran profiles of women miners in the press to highlight their roles. He said they do all these to appreciate the contributions and the value women add to their business as they continue to live up to the company’s values of; delivery, respect, integrity and legacy.

Majwe Mining currently employs 72 women. One such achievement which he said women miners managed well was the recently completed  Cut 8 project. He said the project has achieved national significance and was completed within budget, on time and was allowed to grow and be nurtured.

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