WITS mining engineering students have raised concerns about the alarming rate of decreasing employment within the mining sector. (INFOGRAPHIC ASSIGNMENT)
Stats SA released their quarterly employment statistics this month which show that employment in mining and quarrying has decreased by 0,7%. These statistics also show that there has been a -4 000 annual change in the number of employees in mining and quarrying.
The following infographic below shows how these statistics affects the Wits school of mining engineering.