ARTICLES RELATING TO MINERALS COUNCIL OF SOUTH AFRICA

Platinum miners brace for labour clash in early Ramaphosa test

2019-05-14 07:54

When the world’s biggest platinum miners sit down with labour unions this month to negotiate a three-year wage deal, it could prove an early test of Cyril Ramaphosa’s new presidency.

Mining body says 90 000 jobs at risk from electricity price hikes

2019-03-26 08:56

The Minerals Council South Africa has said that as many as 90 000 jobs in the country's mining sector could be at risk "solely as a result" of recent electricity tariff increases.

Minerals Council welcomes Ramaphosa's assurances that Eskom will not fail

2019-02-06 10:35

The Minerals Council has welcomed assurances by President Cyril Ramaphosa that the state will not allow Eskom to fail.

Sibanye shares tank as core profit tumbles

2018-11-01 14:53

Sibanye's SA gold mines produced 24% less year-on-year and its core profit fell 40%.

Jury still out on Mining Charter's ability to lure investment, says former Exxaro boss

2018-10-04 06:15

The Mining Charter may help bring policy certainty to the mining sector, but questions remain around whether this can translate into investor confidence and improved competitiveness.

Minerals Council to engage with Mantashe over 'unresolved issues' in new Mining Charter

2018-10-03 13:17

The Minerals Council of South Africa has raised concerns over key issues in the new Mining Charter.

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.

Gold mining sector starts wage negotiations

2018-07-11 21:10

Gold mining sector starts wage bargaining talks with labour unions, with the Minerals Council of South Africa urging all parties to act in the interest of the industry

Mantashe to discuss Mining Charter with industry, unions in weekend summit

2018-07-06 16:51

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe will meet with key roleplayers at the Mining Summit this weekend, ahead of the adoption of the Mining Charter.

Without competitiveness and growth in mining, transformation cannot be achieved

2018-06-20 06:30

CEO of the Minerals Council of South Africa Roger Baxter shares his views on the draft Mining Charter.

 

Mining opponents harassed, killed in South Africa, HRW says

2019-04-16 11:02

Community activists who oppose mining projects in South Africa are often harassed, threatened and sometimes killed, according to a report by advocacy groups including Human Rights Watch.

'Unfathomable' that AMCU wants sympathy strikes - Minerals Council CEO

2019-02-22 12:20

Fifteen mining companies have received notices of secondary strike action from trade union AMCU, the Minerals Council said in a statement on Friday, adding the companies would do 'everything in their power' to avert the sympathy strikes.

What to expect at Mining Indaba 2019

2019-02-04 07:55

The real change from previous years will be the effort to transform the indaba into a 'deal-making and investment-focused event' according to its Managing Director Alex Grose.

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.

Minerals Council announces Harmony Gold wage deal

2018-10-03 18:01

The Minerals Council has announced the conclusion of a wage agreement between Harmony Gold [JSE:HAR] and unions representing an estimated 69% of the miner workforce.

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.

Mining industry to tackle 'unacceptable' rise in deaths

2018-08-20 06:03

The Minerals Council of South Africa has launched a National Day of Safety and Health in Mining, calling the "current crisis" unacceptable.

Gold wage agreement key for industry sustainability - Minerals Council

2018-07-10 22:01

Wage negotiations between unions and employers in the gold mining industry will start on Wednesday.

Gwede’s charter gets the thumbs down

2018-06-24 06:26

The new draft Mining Charter released by Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has still enraged the mining industry and ignored core demands from community groups.

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.

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