Mining Charter, BEE a failure - report

2017-04-25 21:10

Much of the wealth of the country's mining industry is still in the hands of a few when it should be benefiting a larger majority, according to a report.

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.

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.

Chamber of Mines takes aim at government over Mining Charter

2016-11-24 07:30

The Chamber of Mines will explore all options to oppose the Mining Charter if the government implements new levies and black-ownership targets as proposed.

SA mine firms may revive black ownership lawsuit

2016-11-17 12:45

Local mining companies may revive a court case against the government after being frozen out of talks over the revised Mining Charter, which could require some firms to give more equity to black investors.

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.


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.

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.

Use courts if needed, Chamber of Mines urges

2017-02-06 09:46

The mining industry shouldn’t shy away from court processes, says Chamber of Mines CEO Roger Baxter amid ongoing discussions over the mining charter empowerment issue.

Mines and state set for battle over charter

2016-11-27 06:04

The Chamber of Mines of SA has fired a warning shot to government that it is ready to fight aspects of the revised mining charter, which it deems unacceptable.

Miners’ spat with SA govt deepens over charter

2016-11-18 08:14

Mining companies have warned of “dire consequences” for the industry if a revised Mining Charter is implemented next month as planned.

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.

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