Sibanye-Stillwater is a metal mining group producing a mix of metals that includes gold and platinum group metals (PGMs). The company is also the third largest producer of palladium and platinum globally. Gold and PGM operations, as well as projects operated in South Africa and Zimbabwe, are housed in the Southern Africa region. The company’s PGM assets in the Southern Africa region are Kroondal, the Rustenburg Operations and the tailings retreatment entity, Platinum Mile in North West Province in South Africa and Mimosa in Zimbabwe.
Sibanye-Stillwater’s underground and surface gold mining operations in South Africa are the Cooke, Driefontein and Kloof in the West Witwatersrand region of Gauteng and the Beatrix in the southern Free State. Sibanye-Stillwater also owns gold extraction and processing facilities. The company has also several organic projects aimed at sustaining gold mining operations in the long term.
Sibanye-Stillwater awards bursaries every year to selected students to the local community and labor-sending areas for a full-time study and opportunity in line with Sibanye’s business needs in the following disciplines:
NDipl / BSc / BEng / BTech / BComm degrees and higher in Mining Engineering
NDipl / BSc / BEng / BTech / BComm degrees and higher in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
NDipl / BSc / BEng / BTech / BComm degrees and higher in Metallurgy/Chemical Engineering
NDipl / BSc / BEng / BTech / BComm degrees and higher in Geology
NDipl / BSc / BEng / BTech / BComm degrees and higher in Finance & IT
NDipl / BSc / BEng / BTech / BComm degrees and higher in Survey
NDipl / BSc / BEng / BTech / BComm degrees and higher in Rock Engineering
Universities that will be accepted are :
University of Johannesburg
University of Pretoria
University of the Witwatersrand and
Sibanye-Stillwater Bursary Requirements and Eligibility
South African citizens between the age of 21 during their first year of study and the age of 23 during their second year of study
Currently registered University students with proof of registration and latest academic record
Have a Grade 12 Matric Certificate with University Acceptance (Mid-year results will be provisionally considered if currently studying)
Have the minimum university acceptance APS of 23
Achieved a minimum of at least: English 5 (60 %+), Mathematics 5 (60 %+) and Physical Science 5 (60 %+).
Be declared medically fit for the position and environment, as determined by a risk-based medical examination at the relevant Sibanye Stillwater Occupational Health Centre
How to Apply and Application Details
Applications must be done online at:
Attach the following copies of documents together with your application form:
South African ID / passport
Grade 11 and Grade 12 academic results
Proof of University registration
Proof of residence
Applications are currently closed.
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