Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
The Minerals Council has welcomed assurances by President Cyril Ramaphosa that the state will not allow Eskom to fail.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Chamber of Mines says it wants to negotiate with "leaders of integrity" about the contents of a new mining charter.
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.
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.
The Chamber of Mines intends to fight South Africa’s controversial new mining charter tooth and nail.
The mining sector needs stable, predictable and competitive regulations to secure investment for growth, says Chamber of Mines chief executive Roger Baxter.
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.
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.
CEO of the Minerals Council of South Africa Roger Baxter shares his views on the draft Mining Charter.
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.
The Chamber of Mines has filed an application to have a judicial review and setting aside of the Mining Charter.
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.
“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.
South African mining companies are struggling to keep head above water amid legal uncertainty and a weak economy.
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.
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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