Bernie SaalWhat industry do you work in?

I work in the ORE PROCESSING / MINING Industry.

What are your strengths?

My 2 main strengths are that I am a FAST LEARNER and have EXCELLENT SUPERVISOR SKILLS.


What inspired you to get into this sort of industry?

The goal to learn and gain more knowledge and experience is what inspired me to get into this industry.

What is the most challenging aspect within your field of work?

The most challenging aspect is the human aspect.

How do you manage and overcome these challenges?

As a means to overcome such challenges I always take part in open communication and ensure follow ups.

What has been the highlight of your career?

The highlight of my career thus far has been the quick promotions on different mines I have been fortunate to achieve, as well as achieving set targets.

If somebody starts as a trainee / beginner within your line of work, what could they earn in salary?

Approximately US$ 6000.

What can this person expect to earn after 10 years of experience?

Approximately US$10 000.

What advice can you offer people who are in the same industry as you?

My advice would be to work hard , be dedicated and have integrity.

If you had to describe yourself in FIVE WORDS, what would they be?


Where in Africa have you worked before?

SIERRA LEONE is where I worked in Africa.

As you know, numerous African countries are being invested in due to their rich minerals. Which country within Africa do you think will be the next hot spot and why?

First quantum Zambia; they are building a new plant and phase 2 of existing plant.

CA Global is a big believer in Africa, why do YOU believe in Africa?

Africa has got the potential to be strong, providing all his own needs in different industries.

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