Don't destroy, build

2017-06-25 07:20

The revised Mining Charter will make it harder for companies to ensure progress in transformation, but they need to persevere and do the right thing, write Bonang Mohale and Jabu Mabuza.

Zwane booed as locals disrupt Mining Charter meeting

2017-06-23 16:17

The first imbizo on the Mining Charter in Mpumalanga has been postponed after it was disrupted by disgruntled community members, who insisted that premier David Mabuza be present.

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.

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.

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.


‘Charter can’t stem the tide’

2017-06-25 06:02

ANC economic heavyweight Enoch Godongwana warns that the new Mining Charter could add to the increasing tally of job losses in the sector.

New charter won't bring down mining sector - Zuma

2017-06-22 18:06

President Jacob Zuma has given the controversial new Mining Charter a ringing endorsement, and denies it will be “an action that brings down the mining sector”.

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.

Ramaphosa: Govt, mines must go back to the drawing board

2017-06-20 19:39

The government should negotiate with mining companies about the new Mining Charter, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Why it’s not for Public Protector to make economic policy

2017-06-19 20:11

The Public Protector is certainly not an economic policy-making institution or a body writing the Constitution, an economist tells Fin24.

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.

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.

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.

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