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'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Current Assetsn/a523 558503 856431 318
Non-Current Assetsn/a231 895209 011215 464
Total Assetsn/a755 454712 867646 782
Current Liabilitiesn/a237 523229 275180 818
Non-Current Liabilitiesn/a26 28529 40629 387
Total Liabilitiesn/a263 808258 681210 205
Total Net Assetsn/a491 646454 186436 577
Total Revenuen/a534 423509 481465 360
Revenue from Exchange Transactionsn/a238 897276 916268 589
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactionsn/a295 526232 565196 771
Total Expendituren/a(520 626)(491 871)(452 777)
Employee Costsn/a(312 225)(318 586)(283 789)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Yearn/a13 79717 61012 583
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activitiesn/a45 42681 63090 075
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activitiesn/a(32 478)(108 926)(61 503)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Yearn/a18 5907 65238 578
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a2959 773609
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a---
Posts Approvedn/an/an/an/a
Posts Filledn/an/an/an/a
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Annual Reports

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The University of Johannesburg, Faculty of Law - Department of Continuing Education Programmes
Human Resource Development Council of South Africa
UKZN Extended Learning
South African Property Owners Association
Cranefield College of Project and Programme Management