Rio Tinto/ Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021
ABOUT THE COMPANY – RIO TINTO
Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) was founded in 1976 and is a subsidiary company of Rio Tinto Group in South Africa. The company is owned by the Rio Tinto Group who have a 74% in the company, followed by Blue Horizon Investments who own a 24% share and RBM permanent employees who own the remaining 2%.
The mining company are situated in the Kwa-Zulu Natal province of South Africa, near Richards Bay, where they produce titanium dioxide from mineral sand deposits of the mineral-rich sand dunes.
Main shareholder, the Rio Tinto Group are one of the global leaders in the production of zircon, high purity pig iron and titanium minerals. They are also world renowned for their sand mining and mineral processing operations.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) will be awarding bursaries within the following fields of study:
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mining Engineering
- Electronics Technologist
- Land Surveying
- Town Planning
- Chemist (Pharmacy)
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- South African citizen
- Completed Matric
- Achieved a minimum of Level 5 for English in Matric
- Achieved a minimum of Level 6 for Core Mathematics in Matric
- Achieved a minimum of Level 6 for Science in Matric
- Studying or intend on studying full-time in one of the aforementioned fields of study
- Studying or have applied to study at a University in South Africa
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Applications must be done online at: https://riotinto.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=24158
You will be required to create an account before you can login and apply.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full academic record
- Proof of acceptance to study at a recognised university
- Curriculum Vitae
16 February 2020.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Rio Tinto directly:
Rio Tinto (Gauteng branch)
Tel: 011 911 9700
Fax: 086 579 7635