African Rainbow Minerals: Busisiwe Mashiane

Busi has been with ARM since 2014

Busi Mashiane has been the Executive of Human Resources for African Rainbow Minerals (ARM since December 2011, after being promoted from the position of Human Resources Manager: Corporate. Busi has held a number of Human Resources Generalist positions during her career, growing and developing her skills from operational Human Resources to strategic Human Resources. She holds a Labour Relations Certificate, a B. Administration Degree in Industrial Psychology, an Honours Degree in Industrial Psychology, a Master’s Degree in Business Leadership with Change Management Elective (Cum Laude) and completed her Research Thesis on the topic; “Transformational barriers against women advancement in South African Platinum Mines”


Jul 2014 – Present:                 Group Executive, HR, African Rainbow Minerals

Nov 2011 – Jun 2014:            Executive, HR, African Rainbow Minerals

Jul 2006 – Nov 2011:             HR Manager, Generalist, African Rainbow Minerals

Oct 2005 – Jun 2006:             HR Manager, National, HILTI South Africa                         


2006 – 2009:                            Masters in Business Leadership, Change Management, University of South Africa

1998 – 1999:                            Indusrtial Psychology (Hons), University of South Africa

1993 – 1994:                            Labour Relations Certificate, University of South Africa

1990 – 1993:                            B.Admin, Public Administration/Industrial Psychology, University of Limpopo (formerly the University of The North)

About African Rainbow Minerals

African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) is a leading South African diversified mining and minerals company, with world-class long-life, low unit cost assets. ARM in its current form was created in 2004 to operate, develop, explore and hold significant interests in the South African and African mining industries. ARM continues to pursue an aggressive growth strategy with focus on its growth projects in iron ore, coal, nickel and copper. This aggressive growth strategy is combined with the continuing pursuit of operational efficiencies and growth through quality partnerships and acquisitions.