AngloGold's Pityana warns SA on 'reckless' mining rules

2018-07-20 14:02

South Africa risks driving away new investment and crippling its mining sector if 'reckless' new rules are implemented, says AngloGold Ashanti chairperson Sipho Pityana.

Mantashe extends deadline for Mining Charter consultations

2018-07-08 13:34

Public consultations on the draft Mining Charter have been extended to the end of August to allow for more engagements.

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.

Back to square one with the Mining Charter

2018-07-02 12:29

For minister of mineral resources Gwede Mantashe the aim of a summit early in July is to smooth off the edges of the Mining Charter draft, but for other stakeholders the document is far from ready.

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.

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.

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.

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.

July mining summit will help sharpen Mining Charter, Minister says

2018-06-17 13:05

Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe said in Sunday that the department’s summit in July will discuss the Mining Charter with industry and social partners.

Public has 30 days to comment as Mantashe releases long-awaited draft Mining Charter

2018-06-15 18:52

The draft Mining Charter has been gazetted for public comment.


IN-DEPTH: Cleaning up the mining mess

2018-07-12 06:58

With about 6 000 abandoned mines across South Africa, regulators are searching for answers to irresponsible mine closure, writes investigative environmental journalist Mark Olalde.

Mantashe expects 'frank dialogue' as Mining Charter summit starts

2018-07-07 13:41

“The issue of 'once empowered, always empowered' has always been the issue. I'm certain that it will be an issue here,” said the Minister of Mineral Resources in his opening address.

Mantashe seeks re-opening of shuttered mines to boost economy

2018-07-06 05:15

Mines that are on care and maintenance are bad for the economy and the issue is being raised with the Minerals Council, the mineral resources has said.

‘Just dump the charter’

2018-07-01 06:02

The Mining Charter should get scrapped altogether, says one of South Africa’s foremost empowerment researchers and advocates.

Minerals Council is said to plan Mining Charter challenge

2018-06-23 07:00

The country's main mining lobby group told analysts and mining companies it would probably challenge a final draft of the new Mining Charter if two key points of dispute weren't removed.

Gold Street is where SA’s mining history goes to die

2018-06-20 06:46

The death rattle of the industry that once symbolised South Africa can be heard in the town of Carletonville—on Gold Street, Bloomberg reports.

Mining Charter III explained: The nitty-gritty according to legal experts

2018-06-19 22:30

While the latest version of the Mining Charter is an improvement, it introduces more onerous and stringent compliance obligations than the current charter, say attorneys well-versed in the mining sector.

Mining Charter won’t promote investment and growth, says council

2018-06-18 17:33

The newly released draft Mining Charter will not promote competitiveness, investment, growth and transformation, the Minerals Council of South Africa said.

New Mining Charter to credit past black empowerment deals

2018-06-16 08:00

SA's new Mining Charter applies the "once empowered, always empowered" principle, Bloomberg reports.

Mining output drops amid hopes that new charter will boost investment

2018-06-14 19:04

Mining production has decreased by 4.3% year-on-year in April 2018, says Statistics SA.

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