Posted on :
21 Oct, 2013
21 Oct, 2013
AEL Mining Services, a member of the JSE-listed AECI Group in South Africa, is a leading developer, producer and supplier of commercial explosives, initiating systems and blasting services for mining, quarrying and construction markets in Africa and Indonesia. AEL is also the largest supplier of explosives technology and initiating systems in Africa
With its head office at Modderfontein in Johannesburg, South Africa, AEL was established in 1896, and has become one of the world’s leading suppliers of explosives and initiating systems. AEL Mining Services comprises 16 businesses complimented by production facilities and offices throughout Southern Africa, Africa, and select international regions in South East Asia, South America and Europe.
Driven by its intent to employ the best, most expertly and efficiently trained staff complement in the world, AEL’s human resources division is tasked with recruiting and developing up-and-coming staff who will ultimately assist the explosives industry stalwart in achieving global growth through ongoing success.
The types of people AEL seeks include mining engineers, mechanical and chemical engineers, electronics and instrumentation experts, explosives and accessories technicians as well as research and logistics students.
AEL is at the global cutting-edge of explosives technology with its extensive range of products, solutions and applications in the mining, quarrying and construction industries. AEL is an organisation that is continually evolving with innovation, growth and development firmly embedded in the company’s culture and its people. Employees and students are involved with day-to-day activities and view AEL as a “University of Doing” – what better place to study, learn and grow?
With a focus on developing employees and building leadership potential among existing and potential staff members, AEL is known for the investment it makes on an ongoing basis. Existing staff members are invited to take advantage of the educational opportunities available to them and promotions are considered internally before positions are made known externally.
Furthermore, the company offers developmental interventions that are presented internally and to students who wish to supplement their studies by joining the team from early on in their educational journeys.