Village Main Reef secures three-year wage deal

2018-10-05 12:29

Miners, artisans and officials will receive a 4.25% increase for the first year of the agreement, and CPI-linked increases for the next two years.

New Mining Charter a consensus document - Gwede Mantashe

2018-09-27 12:14

The minister of mineral resources has described the reviewed Mining Charter as reflecting a 'consensus among stakeholders' in SA's mining sector.

Mantashe: New Mining Charter to drive transformation, reduce risk

2018-06-18 22:12

Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe says the latest version of the Mining Charter will empower mineworkers and mining communities while shielding companies.

Public has 30 days to comment as Mantashe releases long-awaited draft Mining Charter

2018-06-15 18:52

The draft Mining Charter has been gazetted for public comment.

Mantashe determined to end policy uncertainty with June charter deadline

2018-05-23 21:05

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe says his department is on course to meet the June deadline to finalise the Mining Charter, calling it part of the “policy uncertainty” hindering business.

The mining charter: 'Is this proof of trust deficiency?'

2018-04-29 06:00

The majority judgment in the Chamber of Mines’ declaratory application came at a time when the mining industry was starting to engage constructively on the review of the controversial Mining Charter 3.

Mantashe to appeal court ruling on black ownership of mines

2018-04-23 14:14

The mineral resources minister has sought leave to appeal an earlier judgment over a crucial black-ownership principle in the Mining Charter.

Court grants declaratory order on 'once empowered always empowered' BEE transactions

2018-04-04 18:28

A High Court has granted a declaratory order sought by the Chamber of Mines recognising the continuing consequences of previous BEE ownership transactions.

Mining communities on board with hold on charter court bid

2018-02-19 15:27

Mining affected community networks say they are encouraged that they have been recognised as stakeholders who should be consulted on future Mining Charter talks.

DMR working to legalise diamond zama-zamas

2018-02-08 21:06

The only way to combat illegal mining is to legalise it, says the Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources Godfrey Oliphant.


READ: Mantashe's address at announcement of new Mining Charter

2018-09-27 14:15

The minister of mineral resources has described the reviewed Mining Charter as reflecting a "consensus among stakeholders" in SA's mining sector.

Minerals Council is said to plan Mining Charter challenge

2018-06-23 07:00

The country's main mining lobby group told analysts and mining companies it would probably challenge a final draft of the new Mining Charter if two key points of dispute weren't removed.

Mining Charter won’t promote investment and growth, says council

2018-06-18 17:33

The newly released draft Mining Charter will not promote competitiveness, investment, growth and transformation, the Minerals Council of South Africa said.

Mantashe commits to summit before Mining Charter is gazetted

2018-06-01 12:54

Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe has committed to presenting a draft of the reviewed Mining Charter to industry bodies at a summit before it is presented to Cabinet and gazetted.

Gwede jumps in to save charter

2018-04-29 06:01

The department of mineral resources claims meaningful empowerment is impossible if a recent high court declaratory order, which severely reduces the reach of the latest draft of the Mining Charter, is allowed to stand.

DMR appeals ruling on BEE top-up in Mining Charter

2018-04-24 11:03

The Department of Mineral Resources says the judgment on the black ownership top-up in the Mining Charter has dire implications for economic transformation, the mining sector and South Africa at large.

BEE verdict sets tone for collaborative Mining Charter talks - union

2018-04-05 15:11

A declaratory high court order on the “once empowered always empowered” principle will serve as a pointer for Mining Charter negotiations to be collaborative, says union Solidarity.

Chamber of Mines welcomes new minister Mantashe as 'man of integrity'

2018-02-27 10:53

The Chamber of Mines has welcomed the appointment of Gwede Mantashe as the new minister of mineral resources, calling him a man of integrity and dignity.

Mining Charter court bid put on hold as Ramaphosa steps in

2018-02-18 18:01

The Chamber of Mines and the Presidency have both said an upcoming court case to review the controversial Mining Charter will be put on ice in order to give negotiations a chance.

Four possible futures for SA’s coal mines

2018-02-08 15:47

The future of coal mining hangs in the balance amid mounting global pressure to reduce carbon emissions. The Chamber of Mines sets out four scenarios for the sector's future in SA.

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