SA mines fight over proposed community revenue share

2016-08-29 07:05

SA's mining companies are opposed to a government proposal that 1% of their annual revenue be spent on developing communities associated with their operations.

Anthea Jeffery: Time to take Mining Charter from BEE to EED

2016-07-08 06:41

Ever stricter BEE regulation, whether in mining or elsewhere, cannot empower the millions of South Africans who are unemployed, says Anthea Jeffery.

SA Mining Charter: Madness continues, job-killing transformation paramount

2016-06-14 07:33

Solidarity's Gideon du Plessis dispassionately assesses the ANC's proposed new Mining Charter, concluding that transformation has now taken precedence over all else.

Mining empowerment bill shouldn't scare investors

2016-04-22 17:36

Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says investors should not be spooked by a new draft law requiring companies to be at least 26% black-owned at all times.

Mining firms on the carpet for non-compliance

2015-06-04 12:48

Over 300 notices have been sent to companies in the mining sector for not complying with terms dealing with transformation in the mining charter.

Mine charter review may be on cards

2011-11-22 10:28

A parliamentary committee could suggest changes to the mining charter to ensure more money from mineral wealth filters down to workers and communities.

MPs want Mining Charter review - report

2011-08-29 11:51

MPs are looking to amend the Mining Charter as disagreement rages over the level of compliance for black ownership targets.

Black mine ownership target met: chamber

2011-08-24 14:42

The Chamber of Mines says black ownership among its members averages 28% - above the target stipulated by the state.

Mining industry ambushed over tagets

2011-07-10 09:38

The mining industry says it is being ambushed because it is unable to achieve the targets of the new mining charter agreed upon last year.


Avoiding the sunset: Jeffery – ‘Re-imagining the mining industry’ via draft charter

2016-08-16 10:28

The new draft mining charter will only fast track the setting sun over the mining sector which needs a fundamental rethink of flawed policies, says an analyst.

Jeffery: Govt killing the goose that lays the golden eggs. Unshackle mining.

2016-06-24 08:00

The draft revision of mining BEE rules is just another chain on what once was a sector that competed amongst the world’s best, says an analyst.

BBC lauds Mining Charter push to cut garnishee debt

2016-04-25 15:26

The Black Business Council has praised the draft amended Mining Charter's stance on miners' obligation to cut down on employees' garnishee order debt.

Zwane willing to give breather on Mining Charter

2016-04-22 10:39

Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says he is willing to extend the 30-day period of consultation with industry players over a new draft of the controversial Mining Charter.

Expert: Mining needs real BEE

2012-11-14 14:33

Transformation of the mining sector as defined by the mining charter is not confined to ownership of the mines, says an expert.

Kumba staff in line for major payout

2011-09-26 10:23

Miner Kumba Iron Ore plans to pay about R500 000 each to more than 6 000 workers as part of an employee share option scheme, says a newspaper report.

MPs want stricter mine charter - report

2011-08-29 09:43

MPs are seeking amendments to ensure the mining industry is at least 26% black-owned by 2014, according to a media report.

State eyes tougher mining penalties

2011-08-24 11:13

The government is reviewing the law to strengthen punishment for non-compliance with the mining charter.

Beneficiation ‘is not beneficial for SA’

2011-05-29 13:35

The new president of the Chamber of Mines says South Africans need to be more educated about beneficiation.

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