News – Media Releases

Questions and Answers for Christine Steininger

Christine is a palaeo-anthropologist that specializes in herbivore diets and ecology. She is involved in the excavations of Cooper`s Cave.

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MAROPENG TO SHOW EDUCATORS THE IMPORTANCE OF OUR LOCAL HERITAGE AT AFRICAN EDUCATION WEEK EXHIBITION

The African Education Week Exhibition will be taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre from 2 -4 July 2012. Maropeng, the official visitor’s centre to the Cradle of Humankind, will be one of the exhibitors and has the unique task of showcasing the wealth of local heritage it plays guardian to and the importance of this in understanding the history of humanity.

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MAY 2012 MAROPENG INFORMATION

From the Coopers Cave Picnic to the stargazers, there are various events that will be taking place in May.

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KRUGERSDORP NEWS QUESTIONS ON NEW FOSSIL DISPLAY

COMMENTARY PROVIDED BY LINDSAY MARSHALL, MAROPENG CURATOR.

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MAROPENG COOKS COMPLETE CERTIFICATE IN PROFESSIONAL COOKERY

Three of Maropeng’s kitchen staff recently completed a one-year certificate programme in Professional Cookery through Hospitality Trainers and Associates (HTA) which is the first step towards starting a career as a professional in the food industry.

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5FM RADIO DJ GARETH CLIFF TICKS MAROPENG OFF HIS BUCKET LIST

On 29 March, Maropeng was visited by 5FM Radio DJ Gareth Cliff, 5FM producer Thabo Modisane, and TV presenter Jason Greer as part of low cost airline Mango’s Bucket List Challenge.

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MAROPENG APPOINTS NEW SECURITY MANAGER

Maropeng, the official visitor’s centre for the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, has appointed Lamlela Dube as its new Security Manager with effect from 01 March 2012.

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WATER CONSERVATION TECHNOLOGY AT MAROPENG TO SOFTEN THE BLOW OF POTENTIAL WATER TARIFF HIKE

The hospitality and leisure industry will be among those industries most affected by the potential increase in water tariffs announced by the Department of Water Affairs last week.

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MAROPENG WELCOMES MR GAY WORLD 2012 CONTESTANTS

On 5 April 2012 Maropeng welcomed the 30 contestants participating in the Mr Gay World 2012 competition, as part of their tour of the ‘must-see’ tourist attractions around the city of Johannesburg and selected parts of the country.

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APRIL 2012 MAROPENG INFORMATION

From Bone Detectives to the Stargazing, here are some events that will be taking place in the month of April:

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