Parliament frets over impasse between Zwane and Chamber of Mines

2017-10-13 12:59

Parliament’s mining oversight committee is concerned about the breakdown in the relationship between the Department of Mineral Resources and the Chamber of Mines, it says in a report.

Go back to 'parents' of Mining Charter to avert destruction - analyst

2017-10-07 08:00

An analyst warns that changes introduced to the Mining Charter simply to be radical will be destructive.

Chamber of Mines opens up about Zwane misgivings

2017-10-04 19:53

“We do not want to engage with a stakeholder who has negotiated in bad faith,” said the chamber's CEO Roger Baxter about skipping a mining event where Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane was the guest speaker.

Is SA mining ‘uninvestable’?

2017-09-21 11:01

With insufficient capital reserves, SA needs to attract foreign capital to develop mining projects. But policy ambiguity is increasingly impacting on the investment case for this sector.

Chamber of Mines withdraws mining charter interdict

2017-09-13 21:15

The Chamber of Mines has withdrawn an urgent application to interdict Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane from implementing the reviewed Mining Charter.

Zwane: Mining law is constitutional

2017-09-08 20:46

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane is confident that the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Bill will be law by the end of 2017.

What the mines told Zwane...

2017-08-20 06:01

Chamber and minister at loggerheads over principle that could skew BEE ownership.

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.

Gold Fields wants win-win outcome with Mining Charter

2017-08-17 10:25

Gold Fields, which announced a decline in earnings for the six months ended 30 June, said it wanted a win-win outcome for all regarding the Mining Charter.

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.


Caught between a rock and Zwane

2017-10-08 06:00

Facing insolvency, the Central Energy Fund is being dogged by a dodgy fuel deal and uncertainty over the role of the resources minister.

Zwane's 'door remains open' after chamber boycotts speech

2017-10-05 15:28

Both the Department of Mineral Resources and the Chamber of Mines have now said it's a "pity" the other side isn't engaging with them, as their dispute over the Mining Charter heads to court.

Mining Charter: Govt 'very mindful' of investors, says Zwane

2017-10-04 10:58

The government is open to talks over the country’s much-criticised Mining Charter but the industry must do more to benefit the black majority, says 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.

New empowerment policy needed for mining in SA - IRR

2017-09-10 16:40

An entire new approach to empowerment in mining is needed, that will focus on economic empowerment for the disadvantaged, the Institute of Race Relations has argued in a new report.

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.

Under-pressure Zwane to preach on radical economic transformation

2017-08-17 14:30

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane will deliver a speech to the Black Business Council on the topic of radical economic transformation on Friday.

How Rob Davies helped Zwane craft Mining Charter

2017-08-14 16:03

The transformation requirements set out in the revised Mining Charter - among which requires mines to up their black ownership levels to 30% - was done in consultation with Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

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.

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