Africa Awards 2021 Nominees – Perenti

By AAMEG | 27 August 2021

Image: Nearly two-thirds of Perenti’s workforce are based in Africa, representing a sustainable investment in the continent’s future.

Best Workforce and Industry Development Initiative 

Creating Value and Certainty For The Communities of Botswana

  • Over 30 years experience in Africa working across surface and underground mining; the Perenti Group operates 21 projects across eight countries employing more than 5000 people with 63% in Africa
  • Perenti subsidiary Barminco established the Maun Training Centre to educate local workers in the practices, processes and methodologies of underground mining
  • Invested more than USD 1million to build a training centre equipped with a workshop, underground training environment, conference room, lecture rooms and an underground machine operator training simulator
  • Committed to investing in long-term, sustainable training and development for lasting employment opportunities and economic development – been granted Training Visa (407 Class) Sponsorship status entitling Barminco to sponsor graduates to enter Australia for training purposes


View all the 2021 Nominees