Latest articles on Chamber Of Mines

Mantashe to unpack finalised mining charter on Thursday

The long-awaited release of a renewed charter comes a week after confirmation that it had been approved by Cabinet

Lives in limbo as despair seeps into mining ghost town

Jobless residents who were dependent on the shuttered Bokoni mine are battling to survive. They have now asked the government to step in

Thousands of zama-zamas receive mining permits

After years of illegally extracting diamond fragments, the Kimberley Artisanal Mineworkers will finally be recognised as a legal mining cooperative

Unions take on ‘unsafe’ mining sector

The tragedy at Sibanye Stillwater has sparked outcry about flouted safety regulations on mines

NUM to engage Sibanye as SA mine deaths soar to 31 this year

Early this year, 955 miners were temporarily trapped at another Sibanye-Stillwater mine in Welkom, after an electric cable outage during a storm.

Minds for mining at new Mandela Mining Precinct

The budget for mining R&D has increased dramatically

Court grants declaratory order on ‘once empowered always empowered’ BEE transactions

The Chamber’s legal counsel argued that the top up provision is unconstitutional as it is vague and uncertain and would steer away investment.

Mining Charter court bid put on hold as Ramaphosa steps in

"I am certain we will be able to resolve the current impasse and agree on a Charter that accelerates transformation” — Ramaphosa

Solidary joins forces with Chamber of Mines in mining charter court battle

In a press statement released on Wednesday, Solidarity expressed support for the Chamber of Mines court action to review the 2017 mining charter

Mining Indaba: Baxter climbs into Zwane and urges new leadership

“The vision of a transformed industry is something all South Africans must develop together” — ​CEO of the Chamber of Mines Roger Baxter

Mining companies’ spat with government deepens over revised charter

The Chamber of Mines says proposed taxes on company revenue to fund the Mining Transformation and Development Agency will place burdens on producers.

Court bars Amcu from calling strikes at gold mines

The Labour Court has handed down a final order preventing Amcu, a minority union on the gold mines, from embarking on a strike.

Amcu members arrive in numbers at Labour Court

Members of Amcu have turned up in droves as the Labour Court was to hear the Chamber of Mines's bid to prevent an Amcu strike in the gold sector.

Platinum talks seek to end longest South African mine strike

Meetings have resumed between Amcu and major platinum mines, but analysts are divided about whether an end to the three-month strike is in sight.

Labour Court postpones Amcu case

The Labour Court has postponed a case regarding Amcu's planned strike in the gold sector to March 14.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.

Latest

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

The best local and international journalism

handpicked and in your inbox every weekday