State capture is a myth - Zwane

2017-04-13 18:47

Liars and those who want to drive a wedge between ANC members are trying to destroy the credibility of President Jacob Zuma and the ANC, says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

Government gives green light for shale gas fracking in Karoo

2017-03-30 16:09

The government has given the go-ahead for shale gas development in the Karoo region, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says.

Mining ministers' taxpayer-funded Merc, Porsche slammed

2017-02-22 21:24

The Mercedes-Benz and Porsche the government bought for Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane and his deputy make a mockery of government's austerity measures, Cosatu has said.

Zwane feels vindicated by bank collusion probe

2017-02-17 12:39

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says the probe into bank collusion “vindicates the call made last year for an investigation into the banks”.

Lily Mine tragedy: Zwane pledges support after plea for help

2017-02-13 18:56

The government is committed to working with Lily Mine to retrieve the container in which Pretty Nkambule, Yvonne Mnisi and Solomon Nyirenda fell to their deaths, says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

How radical will Zuma really be?

2017-02-12 06:00

In his state of the nation address, President Jacob Zuma said government would embark on ‘radical socioeconomic transformation’ to bring fundamental change to patterns of ownership.

Zuma: Gov't to pursue direct involvement in mining

2017-02-09 21:53

Mining has always been the “backbone” of South Africa’s economy and an important foreign exchange earner, says President Jacob Zuma.

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.

Wait almost over for SA's final mining charter

2017-02-06 10:32

The final Mining Charter will be gazetted in March this year and will be reflective of the views of stakeholders, says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

Lily mine accident: Law must take its course, says Zwane

2017-02-05 12:30

The Department of Mineral concluded its investigations into the Lily Mine disaster and the law must now take its course, says Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.


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.

SA's economic future lies in oil and gas - Zwane

2017-03-17 06:02

South Africa’s petroleum sector is relatively new but will be a critical contributor to future GDP growth, says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

Maynier: Zwane’s reprimand a slap on the wrist

2017-02-19 06:00

At last we now know what President Jacob Zuma told renegade Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane when he “reprimanded” him for issuing a statement announcing a commission of inquiry into SA’s major banks last year.

Food parcels and jobs for Barberton community affected by Lily Mine tragedy

2017-02-14 17:03

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza has committed to providing jobs to residents of Barberton following a meeting with the families of the three trapped Lily Mine workers.

Mining will last another 150 years

2017-02-12 06:00

Anglo CEO says more than 45% of SA’s mining assets are owned by black people.

#MiningIndaba: Zwane upbeat over spin-offs for SA

2017-02-10 10:01

Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says he is pleased with mining firms and investors' attendance at the 2017 Mining Indaba, which has yielded positive spin-offs for SA.

SA, Japan ink mining agreement

2017-02-08 14:41

South Africa and Japan have signed a bilateral agreement at the 2017 Mining Indaba that will promote exploration and the development of clean coal technology among other things.

Zwane: Govt won't be bullied by mine sector

2017-02-06 13:16

Government will not allow itself to be threatened by players in the mining industry who run to the courts if they don’t get their way, says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

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.

SA miners will miss commodity upswing

2017-01-29 07:37

South Africa’s squabbling politicians and a badly redrafted mining law which has sparked a flurry of litigation, will consign the mining industry to another mediocre year.

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