Contact Details

Physical: 200 Malibongwe Drive, Randburg, Johannesburg
Postal: Private Bag X3015, Randburg, 2125
Tel: 011 709 4111


The mandate of Mintek is to serve the national interest through research and development, technology transfer, promote mineral technology, and encourage the establishment and expansion of industries in the field of minerals and products derived therefrom.

Mintek's offerings include a full range of process development services, from preliminary bench-scale investigations to large-scale piloting and integrated flowsheet development, in support of bankable feasibility studies. Its activities include: providing essential services (information, consulting and experimental); increasing the competitiveness of the industry by developing effective technology (to cut costs and improve recoveries); developing ‘breakthrough' process technologies and novel uses for metals and their products; marketing its commercial products and technologies to the industry; establishing strategic partnerships and joint ventures; participating in regional development initiatives and Southern African Development Community activities and projects; maintaining and expanding international scientific links; and developing the human resources potential of the region through educational and training activities.

Office Bearers/Management

Chief Executive Officer
Mr A Mngomezulu

Deputy Chairperson:
Board Members:
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr Abiel Mngomezulu
Chief Financial Officer:
Senior Management:
Dr Makhapa Makhafola (General Manager: Research and Development)
Mr Alan McKenzie (General Manager: Technology)
Ms Gugulethu Nyanda (General Manager: Corporate Services)
Dr David Powell (General Manager: Business Development)
Mr Sakhi Simelane (General Manager: Finance)
Communications Officers:
Mr Haveline Michau (Manager: Information and Communications)
Mr Elvis Tshweneyame

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedClean Audit
Current Assets523 558503 856431 318319 840
Non-Current Assets231 895209 011215 464248 400
Total Assets755 454712 867646 782568 240
Current Liabilities237 523229 275180 818114 846
Non-Current Liabilities26 28529 40629 38729 400
Total Liabilities263 808258 681210 205144 246
Total Net Assets491 646454 186436 577423 994
Total Revenue534 423509 481465 360478 535
Revenue from Exchange Transactions238 897276 916268 589286 024
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions295 526232 565196 771192 511
Total Expenditure(520 626)(491 871)(452 777)462 461
Employee Costs(312 225)(318 586)(283 789)(245 812)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year13 79717 61012 58316 074
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities45 42681 63090 075(35 503)
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(32 478)(108 926)(61 503)18 943
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year18 5907 65238 57813 072
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure2959 773609-
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure----
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