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Our Achievements

Number of Supporters
Funded Institutions
Disbursed to departments
Years of supporting

Since inception of the Fund in 1999 to end December 2023, The Fund has disbursed some R668 million to seventeen university departments providing mining and minerals education and in so doing,

has been a key factor in the continued provision of high quality undergraduate tertiary minerals education in South Africa

ensured a continued pipeline of high quality graduates to the industry

contributed to the ongoing sustainability of the SouthAfrican mining and minerals industry.

In the 2023 academic year, the Fund has disbursed some R49 million to seventeen university departments and is so doing has:-

258 key undergraduate
teaching staff teaching
4580 students
capital equipment grants
for key
teaching equipment