A company that is passionate about people development
SHEQ Manager (Former Employee) – Rustenburg, North West – 10 November 2017
A highly qualified Management teams with a lot of foresight/vision. All the working areas are such a pleasure to work at. Can be very stressful at times especially during the silly season when the DMR inspectors frequently visit the Mines.
Time Administrator (Former Employee) – Thabazimbi, Limpopo – 3 November 2017
A typical day for me at work was going to work at 7:30. Having a nice cup off coffee with my friends. I had a good relationship with everyone, people new when there time sheets was with me they would get paid even at the last minute i would help people because i knew how important there money were 2 them.
In all my years working in Anglo American i have learned to really listen and help people.
I had 2 manage all my different types of work load and 2 do it accordingly i always had a system 2 make my job easy so i dint make mistakes....check, check and double check because after all this was people money i was working with.
The culture in my workplace was what made going 2 work nice every day. Everybody had respect for each other and when there was a problem among us it would be talked out in a respective manner.
The hardest part of my job i would say was the impatient employees. And yes i would also calm them down and try 2 explain the situation 2 them. whatever it was that was bothering them.
The part that i enjoyed the mos was when everyone would get there payslips at the end of the month. And then everything was 100% . There were never any pay queries and this made me happy because we worked together as a team...
PRINCIPAL ROCK ENGINEER (Former Employee) – Johannesburg, Gauteng – 24 October 2017
Anglo American is a top tier company that wants to make money yet research possibilities and also care for its employees.
Meet to get daily feedback from previous shifts and prioritise tasks if necessary. Attend management or safety meeting and do planned underground visits when required.
Challenges included monitoring working places for high risks and mentoring and coaching teams to understand the risks involved in specific tasks that may be hazardous if not correctly identified ahead of the task.
Project Engineering Consultant (Former Employee) – Mines located around Rustenburg and Polokwane – 18 October 2017
A greaat platform for professional career development using world class standards and methodologies. Motivated multi disciplinary teams would work on between 2 to 3 projects simultaneously, each with a defined budget and timeline. Emphasis on autonomous responsibility however with essential upward communication with the Project Director. The challenging part of the job was to try and ascertain early enough any potential risks the project might face and take timeous action to avert or ameliorate such risk. The most enjoyable aspect is the realization of a concept into a fully operational plant and the start of production.
Project Geologist (Former Employee) – South Africa – 15 October 2017
In the morning i first check emails for important message and notices. Then go to site to check on drilling crew and have weekly safety meeting. Checking core recovery using geophysics or determining structural orientation from diamond core. Checking if the other Geologist logged correctly form the chip cutting. Using aeromagnetic data, soil samples for planing new target sites for drilling. Working out a drilling program for different rigs such as RC, Diamond, Air flush core so that cost can be minimize.
Developing geological data base and design 3D paper model of deposit then do a soft copy model. Training young Geologist in the field. Submission to government of Green House Gaseous (GHG) to prevent any potential fatalities.
Always inspiring and developing others to unexpected heights
I joined Anglo Research laboratory in 26 June 2000 and I was fresh from varsity with no experience and had to learn to apply all that I had learned from theory to practical and that was the hardest, but met and worked with professional people and taught me very well and now I can work anywhere with the experience that I have.
Blasting assistance (Former Employee) – limpopo – 29 August 2017
Improve material that makes the work place safe especially for the material that is Woking underground for workers to achieve zero harm and accident free mine because that millistone is achiveble if we have a good quality material to do the work acodinly
Manager (Former Employee) – Rustenburg/Polokwane – 26 July 2017
Excellent Company - Management generally very supportive when required - internal politics often unbearable - causing Brain drain to other companies - Worker Organizations often getting the bigger bone in the argument -resulting in losses to the Company and Share-holders -also contributing to difficulty in managing business units. Job security really down a lot during last 5-6 years.due to lapse in economy and selling of some assets.