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.

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?

Mantashe: We've heard Xolobeni oppose mining, now they must hear those who want it

2018-09-27 15:28

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has slammed allegations that his department met privately with an Australian mining company. Still, he said, while the Xolobeni community can oppose mining there, others have the right to support it.

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.

Mantashe considering withdrawing Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill - Business Day

2018-08-22 10:52

The mineral resources minister, speaking at a meeting of Parliament’s oversight committee on mineral resources, said the amendment bill may be withdrawn, the newspaper reports.

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 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.

Mining Charter heavily in favour of mining companies, anti transformation - EFF

2018-09-28 16:42

The Economic Freedom Fighters has hit out at the revised Mining Charter, saying that the provisions and compromises are sloped heavily in favour of mining companies.

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.

Scrapping the draft mining bill would be 'sensible' - Minerals Council

2018-08-23 16:14

The Minerals Council South Africa has come out in support of Mineral Resources Minster Gwede Mantashe, after he suggested withdrawing the Draft Bill to amend the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act.

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.

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