Unconventional CA stands as a catalyst for change within South Africa’s mining sector, reshaping the landscape with a focus on sustainable growth and community empowerment. As a cornerstone of the nation’s economic vitality, the mining industry plays a pivotal role, contributing significantly to GDP and providing employment for hundreds of thousands of individuals.

African Mining Indaba 2024

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent address at the 2024 African Mining Indaba echoed the sentiment of transformation within the sector, positioning it as a linchpin in global efforts towards a greener, more resilient economy. Under the theme “Embracing the power of positive disruption: A bold new future for African mining,” the Indaba emphasized the urgency for innovation to drive progress forward.

In the heart of this transformative journey lies Unconventional CA, dedicated to fostering collaboration and innovation. With Africa’s rich mineral deposits holding the key to the global energy transition, Unconventional CA recognizes the immense potential for positive change within the mining industry.


The South African Minerals Extraction Research, Development, and Innovation (SAMERDI) strategy epitomizes this collaborative effort, bringing together various stakeholders including, government, mining companies and research communities. At the forefront of this initiative, Unconventional CA actively champions the integration of local enterprises and suppliers into the fabric of the industry.

Unconventional CA’s commitment to community development and sustainability amplifies the impact of mining activities. By addressing the ‘S’ in ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance), Unconventional CA ensures that the benefits of mining extend beyond economic gains, fostering inclusive growth and empowerment.

As stakeholders in the mining space seek to make a meaningful impact, Unconventional CA offers a pathway to genuine change. Through collaboration or exploration of innovative solutions, Unconventional CA invites all stakeholders to join in shaping a future where the mining industry serves as a force for positive transformation.