By Business Reporter – Friday 19 June 2020
HARARE (Mining Index) – MINING guru, John Bredenkamp is no more.
Born in South Africa on 11 August 1940, Bredenkamp died yesterday at the age of 79.
He attended Prince Edward School in Harare, then Salisbury.
He was one of the leading minds in the Zimbabwean mining industry.
His business empire included mining, logistics and tobacco trading, grey-market arms dealing and sports.
He was ranked second in the 2020 top ten richest men in Zimbabwe, after Strive Masiiwa who topped the list with a net worth of US$1.4 billion.
Bredenkamp’s net worth was estimated to be around US$793 million. ENDS// www.miningndex.co.zw
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