Safcei pleads with Mantashe to cancel Xolobeni visit

2019-01-15 21:02

Mining companies looking into the area have been accused of bypassing processes and holding secret meetings with the minister to allow mining to take place.

Radebe: Invest in energy if you want other investments to survive

2018-11-06 20:08

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has called for investment into SA's energy sector, saying investment in other sectors require it.

Not mining execs, but Zuma who has long been 'bad-mouthing' SA

2018-10-04 10:13

It is safe to say that during his presidency, Jacob Zuma was the most powerful "bad-mouther" of South Africa's constitutional democracy which, ironically, enabled him to be president, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

SA's latest Mining Charter: What's new and who wins

2018-10-02 21:12

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe issued a new Mining Charter last week, seeking to reduce uncertainty and boost investment in the sector. So what's new?

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.

Revised Mining Charter approved by Cabinet

2018-09-20 13:40

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to speak about the revised Charter - which has not been made public yet - when he unveils his economic stimulus plan on Friday.

Department of Mineral Resources to approach state capture inquiry

2018-09-13 16:17

The Department of Mineral Resources will approach the commission of inquiry into state capture, and give evidence if asked to do so.

Truth the biggest loser in land expropriation debate

2018-08-20 08:31

The biggest lie told about land expropriation is that land is the most pressing social issue in the country, when the ANC's research shows it doesn't even feature in the top five, writes Adriaan Basson.

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.

Draft Mining Charter will hold industry back, impose burdens – IRR

2018-06-21 05:15

South Africa’s mining industry is in for a tough time if the new proposed Mining Charter is any indication of the direction of mining policy, according to the Institute of Race Relations.

 

Ramaphosa will lead second leg of ANC's submission to state capture inquiry, but it could likely be a long wait

2018-11-23 16:32

While the ANC has confirmed President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the second leg of its submission to the state capture inquiry, that may not happen soon.

Mantashe: Minerals Amendment Bill had to be withdrawn, it became irrelevant

2018-10-31 21:21

The Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill must be made relevant to current mining developments if it is to bring certainty, Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has said.

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.

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.

Mantashe to unpack finalised Mining Charter on Thursday

2018-09-26 10:16

The long-awaited release of the renewed charter comes a week after Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane confirmed it had been signed off by Cabinet.

Elections: Holding out for a hero

2018-09-19 06:02

SA needs opposition with a backbone of steel for the upcoming elections, which will be a watershed moment for the country, says Solly Moeng.

Minerals committee still in the dark over funds for capture inquiry

2018-09-12 17:27

The portfolio committee is still in the dark on whether they will be afforded the resources and budget needed to proceed with an inquiry into allegations of state capture affecting the Department of Mineral Resources.

Sword of Damocles hangs over miners' heads

2018-08-19 06:03

Only a fifth of those who could lose their jobs at South Deep mine, western Johannesburg, would be able to find other jobs.

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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