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Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane. (Pic: Gallo Images)
Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane. (Pic: Gallo Images)

Cape Town – The new and final Mining Charter will be one of the most revolutionary tools South Africa has ever seen, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi said on Tuesday. 

Speaking to journalists at a media briefing ahead of his budget speech in Parliament, Zwane said a revised Mining Charter will be published in the government Gazette within a matter of weeks. 

The Department of Mineral Resources published a first draft of the revised Mining Charter in April last year causing alarm to stakeholders in the mining industry, investors and the legal fraternity over its lack of consultation. 

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