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.

Zwane disappointed in people using courts to legislate

2017-06-20 19:45

As the Chamber of Mines plans to go to court over the Mining Charter, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says he disappointed that people use courts in order to legislate.

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.

SA a terrible destination for mining investment - analysts

2017-06-18 18:00

Miners are preparing to fight changes proposed in the mining charter, with the ANC saying it doesn't want legislation that will add to a jobs bloodbath in the industry.

Editorial: A war we can’t afford

2017-06-18 05:53

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has hailed the new Mining Charter as a ­“revolutionary tool” that will transform the economy and boost growth and investment.

New Mining Charter sows more investor uncertainty - law firm

2017-06-16 16:55

The new Mining Charter fails miserably in bringing policy and regulatory certainty in an industry where investor confidence has been rocked, says a law firm.

Govt's 'reform' efforts won't quell ratings fears - analyst

2017-06-16 09:40

Despite government’s efforts, South Africa still lacks needed economic reforms, says an analyst.

New charter could cause foreign capital flight - mines analyst

2017-06-16 05:00

The new Mining Charter could lead to the exit of foreign investors, lower dividend payments and further unemployment, warns a mining analyst.

GAZETTE: Read the full Mining Charter

2017-06-15 14:20

Read the full Mining Charter as gazetted by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

12-month deadline to reach 30% black mine ownership

2017-06-15 12:24

Mining companies will have 12 months to adhere to the 30% black ownership requirement set out in the new Mining Charter that will be gazetted, says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.


Rand jumps as Moody’s warns SA about Mining Charter

2017-06-21 11:24

The rand has lost ground as ratings agency Moody’s released a report criticising the Mining Charter, instantly jumping from R13.03 to R13.13 on the news.

#GuptaLeaks are an attack on me because I am black - Zwane

2017-06-20 18:48

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has spoken out for the first time against the so-called Gupta leaks, saying he is being targeted because he is black.

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 drops a Mining Charter

2017-06-18 06:09

The new document is riddled with controversial clauses, radical changes and claims of near-zero consultation, making legal action inevitable.

Mining Charter reflects what ails SA

2017-06-18 05:53

The latest iteration of the charter intends to explicitly benefit only a small elite, most likely those already connected to patronage networks, writes Christopher Rutledge.

ANC wants urgent meeting with Zwane about Mining Charter

2017-06-16 11:13

The ANC seeks an urgent meeting with Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane following the release of the third and final Mining Charter.

Mining Charter to benefit ANC-cronies - DA

2017-06-16 05:30

The third version of the Mining Charter released on Thursday has opened the doors to even more enrichment of ANC-cronies, says the Democratic Alliance.

New mining charter legally flawed - lawyer

2017-06-15 21:04

The new Mining Charter contains a number of flaws that are not in accordance with legislation, says mining lawyer Peter Leon of Herbert Smith Freehills.

Markets bloodbath as Zwane shocks mining sector

2017-06-15 13:25

The rand dived almost 2% and mining firms saw about R30bn shaved off their combined market capitalisation after Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane announced a new stringent mining law.

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%.

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