ARTICLES RELATING TO CHAMBER OF MINES

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.

Chamber questions expertise of new mining DG

2017-03-02 21:30

The Chamber of Mines says it is concerned about newly-appointed director general of the mining department Thabo Mokoena's depth of knowledge of the mining industry.

Mechanise or die out, Chamber of Mines warns

2017-02-09 14:45

If the mining industry sticks to its conventional extraction methods the industry could die out almost completely by 2033, warns the Chamber of Mines.

Chamber of Mines slams unrepentant UN over erroneous report

2017-02-08 06:03

A report published by the United Nations about mis-invoicing in South Africa’s gold industry contained serious methodological errors and is now being challenged in a new report.

Use courts if needed, Chamber of Mines urges

2017-02-06 09:46

The mining industry shouldn’t shy away from court processes, says Chamber of Mines CEO Roger Baxter amid ongoing discussions over the mining charter empowerment issue.

Chamber of Mines negotiating in bad faith - union

2017-01-31 17:01

The Chamber of Mines is negotiating in bad faith after it backtracked on a decision about centralised negotiations, says trade union Solidarity.

Mines and state set for battle over charter

2016-11-27 06:04

The Chamber of Mines of SA has fired a warning shot to government that it is ready to fight aspects of the revised mining charter, which it deems unacceptable.

UBank won't need Guptas, has plan to stay afloat - Chamber

2016-06-23 11:20

UBank has submitted its recapitalisation plan to the SA Reserve Bank and will not require help from the Guptas, according to the Chamber of Mines.

SA plan seeks to keep black mine ownership at 26%

2016-04-15 20:00

South Africa has issued a draft plan that intends to compel mines to ensure that black people hold at least 26% of their shares even after those stakes were sold.

 

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.

Mining industry has done more than most to create black owners - Chamber

2017-02-10 20:01

In a reaction to President Jacob Zuma's state of the nation address, the Chamber of Mines says the industry's contribution to black economic empowerment has been significant.

Alternative Mining Indaba hands over memo at Mining Indaba

2017-02-09 13:22

The Alternative Mining Indaba – a grouping of church leaders, non-governmental orgnisations and civil society groupings – handed a memorandum to the Mining Indaba organisers.

Mining sector is not against transformation - chamber

2017-02-06 19:57

The Chamber of Mines says setting unachievable targets in the mining charter will create more contestation and undermine investment.

Mining sector wants less stick, more carrot from Zwane

2017-02-06 06:01

Mining role players in South Africa are seeking a fresh start, away from the current situation where government is taking from but not giving back to the industry.

Gold worth $19.5bn ‘unaccounted for’

2016-12-18 06:03

A veritable mountain of Ghanaian gold is the most likely reason for what looks like $19.5bn in unexplained illicit financial flows out of South Africa.

Chamber of Mines takes aim at government over Mining Charter

2016-11-24 07:30

The Chamber of Mines will explore all options to oppose the Mining Charter if the government implements new levies and black-ownership targets as proposed.

Chamber of Mines 'pleased' at S&P rating

2016-06-03 20:41

Standard & Poor’s decision to maintain South Africa’s debt rating at BBB- investment grade gives the country no room for complacency, warns the Chamber of Mines.

Labour Court dismisses Amcu gold strike appeal

2016-03-24 17:59

The Labour Court has dismissed an appeal by Amcu relating to a dispute during 2013 wage negotiations, according to the Chamber of Mines.

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