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Johannesburg’s mining heritage is undeniable, and it today is the hub to a thriving sector. YMP Johannesburg exists to support the community of young professionals in the city committed to the industry.

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Young Mining Professionals (YMP) is a growing international association of mining professionals based in major mining centres across the world, that share the goal of advancing the global profile and leadership of the mining and exploration industry. YMP was established to assist participants in obtaining the skills, support and knowledge to successfully advance their careers, develop a network of contacts within the industry, and identify career and mining-related investment opportunities.

Meet the Team

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Jamie van Schoor

Dwyka Mining Services

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Phakamani Lisa

Anglo American

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Kopo Mapila

RIo Tinto

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Tiaan Jansen van Vuuren


Nicholas Veltman

Eversheds Sutherland



YMP Hosts several events throughout the year and across the world. Please see below for our list of our upcoming events. If you would like to attend, please do sign up early to avoid disappointment.


Become a Member

Membership of Young Mining Professionals is free. Please join your local chapter to connect with the only global network of young mining professionals and become part of mining’s future.

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