Zwane fires next salvo with mining restriction proposal

2017-07-19 15:09

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has applied more pressure on the mining industry by gazetting a proposal to restrict new mining prospecting and mining rights and the renewal of such rights.

Zwane on Mining Charter: Business should stay out of governing

2017-07-03 20:17

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says business should do business and leave governing and legislative decision-making to government.

Chamber of Mines lodges urgent interdict against Charter

2017-06-26 17:31

SA’s mining minister usurped Parliament’s powers by publishing the much contested new Mining Charter, the Chamber of Mines argues in court papers.

Mining a 'sunrise industry' with many opportunities - Zwane

2017-06-21 19:43

SA’s mining sector is a sunrise industry presenting many opportunities, says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane a week after announcing a new Mining Charter.

Mining Charter sees bloodbath resume on JSE

2017-06-19 10:48

The bloodbath on the JSE has resumed following Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane's announcement of new stringent laws in the mining sector.

Zwane reveals final Mining Charter, despite mining boycott

2017-06-15 11:08

The new and final Mining Charter revealed by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane increases the level of black ownership at mining companies from 26% to 30%.

Mining sector needs stable, predictable regulations - chamber

2017-06-07 17:06

The mining sector needs stable, predictable and competitive regulations to secure investment for growth, says Chamber of Mines chief executive Roger Baxter.

Now Zwane wants 30% minimum black mine ownership - sources

2017-05-26 07:16

Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has proposed raising the mandatory black ownership of mining assets to 30% from 26%, drawing opposition from some ruling party officials.

Chamber in the dark over delay in Mining Charter

2017-04-05 19:24

The Chamber of Mines has no insight into what is causing the delay in the publication of a revised Mining Charter, which was due at the end of March 2017.

Light at the end of mining tunnel with increased profits

2017-03-30 18:14

South Africa’s mining sector’s profits improved by R72.2bn in the period between 2015 and 2016, although the increase is off a very low base, says the Chamber of Mines.


Zwane under fire for bowing to firms on Mining Charter

2017-07-14 22:30

The National Union of Mineworkers aims to challenge the suspension of the Mining Charter, adding that the government must stop tip toeing around transformation.

Zwane accuses Chamber of Mines of opposing transformation

2017-06-27 12:33

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says the Chamber of Mines is opposing the Mining Charter, which was launched despite huge opposition, because it is against transformation.

Banks balk at risk of funding Mining Charter deals

2017-06-26 07:59

SA’s plan to force mining companies to give the black majority a bigger stake in the mineral wealth faces a major obstacle: convincing banks to back billions of dollars of fresh deals in an industry in decline.

ANC to meet Chamber of Mines, as Fitch slams Mining Charter

2017-06-20 07:47

The ANC is expected to meet the Chamber of Mines concerning the Mining Charter, as Fitch Ratings said the new laws will deter investment.

Chamber to challenge new mining charter in court

2017-06-15 16:35

The Chamber of Mines intends to fight South Africa’s controversial new mining charter tooth and nail.

NUM issues warning as unions and coal miners agree to collective wage talks

2017-06-08 13:55

The NUM has warned against mining companies bargaining individually, as the Chamber of Mines announced an agreement between unions and miners to continue collective wage talks.

Mining Charter to be gazetted next week – Zwane

2017-06-06 14:19

The Mining Charter will be legally gazetted next week, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has announced.

Zwane vows new Mining Charter will be most revolutionary

2017-05-17 05:00

A new revolutionary Mining Charter that will satisfy all stakeholders will be gazetted in the coming weeks, says Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

Zuma's 'damaging' Cabinet move to blame for downgrade - mines body

2017-04-04 09:47

President Jacob Zuma's disastrous Cabinet reshuffle is to blame for South Africa's downgrade to junk status and he should be held to account, says the Chamber of Mines.

Misinvoicing has devastating effect on African economies - academic

2017-03-07 19:51

African countries lose significant amounts of lost revenue and foreign exchange earnings due to trade misinvoicing, which have devastating implications for their economies.

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