Victory for community organisations in Mining Charter battle

2017-11-18 07:09

The Pretoria High Court has ruled that several mining community organisations may intervene in a Chamber of Mines’ application to review the Mining Charter of 2017.

NUM plans to start coal strike end of next week

2017-11-10 18:32

The National Union of Mineworkers could start a strike in the coal industry soon.

Chamber of Mines take another swipe at Zwane in quarterly report

2017-10-18 10:08

The Chamber of Mines says it wants to negotiate with "leaders of integrity" about the contents of a new mining charter.

Chamber of Mines backs Cosatu as 'SA deserves better'

2017-09-27 10:03

The Chamber of Mines has become the second business formation to voice its support for Trade Union Federation Cosatu’s protests against state capture and corruption.

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.

Chamber of Mines sends condolences to families of Kusasalethu miners

2017-08-29 15:42

The Chamber of Mines has sent its condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of the three miners who have died in Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine, near Carletonville.

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.

Friends & Friction: To succeed, we must look out for each other

2017-08-13 06:01

Anyone who had to walk to school has a story to tell about that 12-year-long journey.

Zwane blowing smoke - Chamber of Mines

2017-08-08 13:40

The Chamber of Mines has hit back at Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, after he filed a scathing responding affidavit at the North Gauteng High Court.

Net closes in on Zwane as mining job losses mount

2017-08-06 06:00

It appears as if embattled Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane has lost the last bit of support from any quarter in the mining sector as potential new job losses reach a tally of 21 000.


Eskom tariff hike: Job losses loom large

2017-11-17 16:51

Huge job losses await South Africa if Eskom’s requested tariff hike is granted, energy regulator Nersa has heard at hearings.

Task team to tackle Mining Charter impasse - Gigaba

2017-10-26 06:01

A team from three government departments has been tasked to resolve the deadlock in the mining industry, following the release of the third Mining Charter in June, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

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.

Natural resources must be shared

2017-09-24 06:26

Approximately 31 companies, with a combined market capitalisation of R578bn on August 31 last year, control almost 80% of the South African mining market, writes Christopher Rutledge.

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.

Disused Secunda gold mines become zama zama hot spot

2017-08-13 06:03

Illegal mining continues apace and stakeholders should consider solutions to prevent the negative impacts of this desperate activity.

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.

Zwane calls out Chamber for blocking transformation - affidavit

2017-08-07 18:30

Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has filed a responding affidavit in which he dispels “untruths” laid by the Chamber of Mines in its court application.

Judge tears into Zwane, asks if mines minister thinks he's Trump

2017-08-04 14:09

A highly irritated judge has given Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane a roasting for failing to submit an answering affidavit to an urgent court application by the Chamber of Mines.

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