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.

Roger Baxter: Bouncing back from 9 wasted years

2019-02-04 06:25

The SA mining industry is conscious of the severity of the damage that was done to the country and its institutions during the Zuma administration, and how much work needs to be done to repair that damage, says Roger Baxter.

We have confidence in Mantashe, Minerals Council CEO tells investors

2018-08-30 20:33

Minerals Council CEO Roger Baxter’s speech at the Africa DownUnder investor conference was a 180-degree turn from last year’s verbal bashing of former minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

#MiningIndaba: Charter at the mercy of SA's leadership

2018-02-07 19:02

South Africa’s leadership issues must be addressed before any work can be done to address the challenges of Mining Charter 2017, according to an analyst.

#MiningIndaba: Baxter climbs into Zwane, urges new leadership

2018-02-05 10:17

Chamber of Mines CEO Roger Baxter has lashed out at the Department of Mineral Resources leadership at a briefing ahead of the African Mining Indaba 2018.

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.

Zwane's 'door remains open' after chamber boycotts speech

2017-10-05 15:28

Both the Department of Mineral Resources and the Chamber of Mines have now said it's a "pity" the other side isn't engaging with them, as their dispute over the Mining Charter heads to court.

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 to challenge new mining charter in court

2017-06-15 16:35

The Chamber of Mines intends to fight South Africa’s controversial new mining charter tooth and nail.

Mining sector needs stable, predictable regulations - chamber

2017-06-07 17:06

The mining sector needs stable, predictable and competitive regulations to secure investment for growth, says Chamber of Mines chief executive Roger Baxter.


Eskom's proposed tariff hikes risk making mining unsustainable – CEO of Minerals Council

2019-02-04 10:22

Granting Eskom the type of tariff hikes it is requesting from the National Energy Regulator over the next few years risks making mining in the country unsustainable, the CEO of the Minerals Council of SA has said.

Minerals Council SA hopes Mandela Platinum Coin will rival Krugerrand

2018-10-05 11:57

The industry employers body hopes the proposed Mandela Platinum Rand - in honour of the late statesman’s centenary year - will become as popular as the Krugerrand.

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.

#MiningIndaba: Mining execs happy with 'Ramaphosa medicine'

2018-02-05 13:22

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has reinvigorated hope within the mining industry and won praise among executives at the African Mining Indaba for changes steamrolled under his watch.

Chamber files for review of 'disastrous' Mining Charter

2017-10-18 11:47

The Chamber of Mines has filed an application to have a judicial review and setting aside of the Mining Charter.

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.

Chamber of Mines opens up about Zwane misgivings

2017-10-04 19:53

“We do not want to engage with a stakeholder who has negotiated in bad faith,” said the chamber's CEO Roger Baxter about skipping a mining event where Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane was the guest speaker.

SA mining industry on its knees as woes grow

2017-07-27 06:00

South African mining companies are struggling to keep head above water amid legal uncertainty and a weak economy.

Chamber to ditch last-minute meeting invite from DMR

2017-06-14 19:43

The Chamber of Mines is suspicious about a last-minute invitation to meet with Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, ahead of the release of the reviewed 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.

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