Invitation to attend the 2017 Annual Consultative Conference

The Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) will be hosting its Annual Consultative Conference (ACC) during the month of November 2017. 

The purpose of this event is to formally table the MQA’s 2016-2017 annual report, and to examine pertinent issues concerning skills development training within the mining and minerals sector. 

Furthermore, the event discussions will also focus on the MQA’s current achievements; the MQA skills development projects; the various challenges facing the mining and minerals sector, with a view towards increased engagements; as well as health and safety issues. 

The MQA is inviting all its stakeholders to participate in this important event to discuss strategies for improved skills development within the sector. 

The theme for the 2017 conference is “Turning the tide towards superior skills in mining”. The details of the conference are as follows:

Date: Friday, 03 November 2017

Time: 08H30 - 14H00

Venue: Protea Hotel Parktonian, 120 De Korte Street, Wanderers View Estate, Braamfontein

Admission details

Admission is free to all mining and mineral sector stakeholders and is subject to delegates confirming. Due to limited seats stakeholders are advised to book early.

Registration details

To register to attend the event, please send an e-mail to

Please note: Stakeholders are advised that the MQA will not take responsibility for transport and accommodation arrangements to the event.

For more information please contact Ms Baitse Mokiti on 011 547 2617, e-mail; or Ms Lee-Anne Jacobs on 011 547 2618, e-mail 

Thursday, August 31, 2017