Bonani Siko is a qualified Mining Engineer with National Diploma – Coal Mining, National Higher Diploma – Coal Mining, B-Tech in Mining Engineering and an Executive Development Program with UCT. He further has a Mine Manager’s certificate of competency with the DMR.
He is currently the Owner/Director at Siko Mining Services (Pty) Ltd and has been General Manager at Wescoal Holdings (Pty) Ltd heading their Mining Operations (appointed under section 4.1 of the Mine Health and Safety Act) for almost 4 years. Additional to the GM role at Wescoal, Bonani also served as a director at Wescoal Mining (Pty) Ltd and Aztolinx (Pty) Ltd.
Bonani has an accumulation of experience in the Coal Mining space and Mining in general. He further had an opportunity to complete the total Coal Mining value chain through Eskom’s Primary Energy Division, a role he served as their Senior Manager – Coal Operations, in support of Coal Supply agreements between Eskom’s coal fired power stations and the Mining houses.
Bonani Acted as Divisional Executive at Eskom’s Primary Energy Division and CEO at Wescoal Mining. Bonani is an active member of the South African Colliery Manager’s Association (SACMA) and the Institute of Directors Southern Africa (IoDSA). He has more than 18 years’ experience in the mining industry.