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Company profile

Anglo American is a globally diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class competitive mining operations and undeveloped resources provides the raw materials to meet the growing consumer-driven demands of the world’s developed and maturing economies. Our people are at the heart of our business. It is our people who use the latest technologies to find new resources, plan and build our mines and who mine, process and move and market our products to our customers around the world.

As a responsible miner – of diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore, coal and nickel – we are the custodians of what are precious natural resources. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the long-term value that those resources represent for our shareholders and for the communities and countries in which we operate – creating sustainable value and making a real difference


What are we looking for?

BLAST (Building Leaders and Shaping Talent) is Anglo American’s flagship graduate programme. It aims to attract the brightest and best talent exiting university. The BLAST programme offers unique opportunities which are tailored to both the business requirements and to the individual’s career aspirations.


Anglo American’s Building Leaders and Shaping Talent (BLAST) programme offers the experience of 3 meaningful roles across 2 different continents in 4 years. The roles are carefully selected to ensure that each BLASTer is given opportunities to develop their skills, knowledge and experience, equipping them to become part of the Emerging Talent population of Anglo American. Every BLASTer has a customized development plan ensuring that they are well positioned within the company for a successful career.


How to apply

Complete and submit you application online via our website


Apply online

Closing date : 2018-07-29

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Bursary details

We are offering bursary opportunities to top-performing learners with an interest in disciplines or fields of study that are relevant to the mining industry such Mining, Engineering, Process, Geosciences and Finance.
Whether you are a Grade 12 learner or currently studying towards a South African degree or Bachelor of Engineering Technology qualification, we provide bursaries to individuals in need of financial assistance and to those who require practical experience, so that they are able to meet the requirements of their mining-related subjects.
Individuals with a passion for their area of study and who have a clear view of what their future career path looks like, are viewed favourably by Anglo American, as these are qualities that are aligned with our core values.

Bursary closing date : 2018-02-28

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Work experience details

Applicants must:

  • Have a 4 year degree or post graduate degree in disciplines that are relevant to a mining business in particular Mining Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Business Science/Finance.
  • Have excellent academics.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership.
  • Possess drive, ambition and a passion for new challenges.
  • Actively participate in campus and community life.

Work experience closing date : 2018-07-29

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