By on August 7, 2013

Nonkqubela Noloyiso Mazwai founded Motjoli Resources which, under her leadership acquired the targeted assets the company holds today.


Nonkqubela Noloyiso Mazwai was previously Deputy Managing Director of Coal of Africa Limited where she established the Coal business. Nonkqubela has consulted the Richard’s Bay Coal Terminal on coal export allocation matters. She has also advised blue ASX, AIM and JSE listed chip mining companies (including Anglo American and De Beers) on mining compliance matters. She designed business processes for the implementation of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, and developed strategies for implementing the Mining Charter for the Department of Minerals and Energy. Nonkqubela previously served on the New Africa Mining Fund Investment Committee.  She also served on the boards of the Central Energy Fund (CEF), Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) and South African Mining Development Association (SAMDA). She was a Mining Analyst at Mazwai Securities servicing Asset Management Firms. Her career began with Accenture, consulting in strategy, business processes and change management for Spoornet, Eskom etc.   Nonkqubela continues to provide strategic leadership on various boards and communities, including state organs.


Nonkqubela Noloyiso Mazwai is the founding member and CEO of Motjoli Resources (Pty) Ltd, and has an MBA degree from George Washington University and a BSoc Sci & Humanities degree from the University of Cape Town.

She currently holds the following directorships:

• Director – Motjoli Resources

• Chairman – Lafarge Mining and Industries South Africa

• Trustee – Lafarge Education Trust

• Director – CIDA Empowerment Trust

– CIDA City Campus

– CIDA UK Foundation

• Director – African Leadership Academy (ALA)



A world leader in building materials, Lafarge employs 65 000 people in 64 countries, and posted sales of €15.8 billion in 2012. As a top-ranking player in its Cement, Aggregates and Concrete businesses, it contributes to the construction of cities around the world, through its innovative solutions providing them with more housing and making them more compact, more durable, more beautiful, and better connected. With the world’s leading building materials research facility, Lafarge places innovation at the heart of its priorities in order to contribute to more sustainable construction and to better serve architectural creativity. Since 2010, the Lafarge Group has been part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, the first global sustainability benchmark in recognition of its sustainable development actions.

More information is available on Lafarge’s website:

About Lafarge South Africa: In South Africa, the company manufactures and supplies cement, aggregates, readymixed concrete, gypsum plasterboard and interior building fittings. With the world’s leading building materials research facility, Lafarge places innovation at the heart of its priorities, working for sustainable construction and architectural creativity.

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