Natural resources must be shared

2017-09-24 06:26

Approximately 31 companies, with a combined market capitalisation of R578bn on August 31 last year, control almost 80% of the South African mining market, writes Christopher Rutledge.

Baxter tells world: SA miners have lost all confidence in Zwane

2017-09-08 11:31

SA mining is in a crisis and firms have lost all confidence in Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, Chamber of Mines CEO Roger Baxter has told a conference in Australia.

Chamber: Zwane tries to discredit mining transformation journey

2017-08-19 09:00

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane is trying to undermine the mining sector’s credibility with regard to the progress it has made with transformation, the Chamber of Mines says.

Disused Secunda gold mines become zama zama hot spot

2017-08-13 06:03

Illegal mining continues apace and stakeholders should consider solutions to prevent the negative impacts of this desperate activity.

Zwane used Charter to score political points - Mathunjwa

2017-08-11 15:11

Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane’s mining charter was just an effort to score political points, says AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa.

Zwane calls out Chamber for blocking transformation - affidavit

2017-08-07 18:30

Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has filed a responding affidavit in which he dispels “untruths” laid by the Chamber of Mines in its court application.

Judge tears into Zwane, asks if mines minister thinks he's Trump

2017-08-04 14:09

A highly irritated judge has given Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane a roasting for failing to submit an answering affidavit to an urgent court application by the Chamber of Mines.

Zwane says he has not enforced mining rights freeze

2017-08-03 20:19

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has not enforced a freeze on new mining right or prospecting right applications, the department has explained.

Retrenching 8 500 SA workers will cost AngloGold R625m

2017-08-01 14:52

AngloGold Ashanti expects to make a half-year loss of up to R1.3bn, partly as a result of the R625m once-off non-cash provisions it has set aside for the retrenchment of about 8 500 workers.

Chamber of Mines lodges interdict against Zwane about mining notice

2017-07-25 18:41

The Chamber of Mines has served an urgent application for the review and setting aside of a Government Gazette notice by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.


Mining Charter halted till after December

2017-09-14 12:03

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has backed down for a second time on the Mining Charter, after he undertook to hold off on implementing it for now.

Chamber of Mines sends condolences to families of Kusasalethu miners

2017-08-29 15:42

The Chamber of Mines has sent its condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of the three miners who have died in Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine, near Carletonville.

Zwane defends Mining Charter as cornerstone of radical economic transformation

2017-08-18 10:57

Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has defended the controversial Mining Charter as a deliberate tool by government to improve the lives of the majority of South Africans.

Friends & Friction: To succeed, we must look out for each other

2017-08-13 06:01

Anyone who had to walk to school has a story to tell about that 12-year-long journey.

Zwane blowing smoke - Chamber of Mines

2017-08-08 13:40

The Chamber of Mines has hit back at Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, after he filed a scathing responding affidavit at the North Gauteng High Court.

Net closes in on Zwane as mining job losses mount

2017-08-06 06:00

It appears as if embattled Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane has lost the last bit of support from any quarter in the mining sector as potential new job losses reach a tally of 21 000.

Zwane pulls plan to freeze mining rights

2017-08-04 08:49

The Department of Minerals has withdrawn plans to impose a moratorium on granting and renewing mining rights, and will explore other measures to ensure compliance with the industry charter.

Zwane enforces mining rights freeze ahead of deadline – Chamber of Mines

2017-08-03 08:45

The Department of Mineral Resources has enforced its freeze on new mining right or prospecting right applications before the closing date for comments on the proposal, the Chamber of Mines has been informed.

SA mining industry on its knees as woes grow

2017-07-27 06:00

South African mining companies are struggling to keep head above water amid legal uncertainty and a weak economy.

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.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.