Department of Mineral Resources

 
Guptas hosted DMR officials at mining indaba — Ramatlhodi
Guptas hosted DMR officials at mining indaba — Ramatlhodi
For years officials from the department of mineral resources were "summoned" by the controversial Gupta family to their home in Cape Town, the...
Lonmin says it is a victim of vexatious litigation
Lonmin says it is a victim of vexatious litigation
The Mining Forum of South Africa has applied to the North West High Court to have the mining licences suspended of Lonmin, as well as Eastern...
Amcu warns Implats: Gloves will be off should job cut talks fail
Amcu warns Implats: Gloves will be off should job cut talks fail
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) warned on Tuesday that should consultation fail, it would embark on industrial action...
Cosatu, NUM resolve to fight Implats retrenchments
Cosatu, NUM resolve to fight Implats retrenchments
The North West division of trade federation Cosatu has resolved to embark on mass action to demand that Impala Platinum (Implats) call off its...
Thousands of zama-zamas receive mining permits
Thousands of zama-zamas receive mining permits
Thousands of illegal diamond diggers will on Thursday be granted a mining permit by the department of mineral resources as part of a plan to...
Parliament legal resources stretched as Zwane inquiry looms
Parliament legal resources stretched as Zwane inquiry looms
There are currently more than 40 committees in Parliament and five state capture inquiries are about to be established. But Parliament has only...
Court grants declaratory order on 'once empowered always empowered' BEE transactions
Court grants declaratory order on 'once empowered always empowered' BEE transactions
A High Court has granted a declaratory order on the “once empowered always empowered” rule for BEE ownership transactions related to the mining...
Court orders preservation order for Guptas' mine rehabilitation funds
Court orders preservation order for Guptas' mine rehabilitation funds
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has secured a court order to preserve the mining rehabilitation funds of two Gupta-owned mines held by the...
​Cabinet reshuffle: A new dawn in the economic cluster
​Cabinet reshuffle: A new dawn in the economic cluster
Less than two weeks after he hinted that change was coming, President Cyril Ramaphosa made sweeping changes to his cabinet, including the return of...
'We can't support our families' — Workers at Gupta-owned coal mine down tools
'We can't support our families' — Workers at Gupta-owned coal mine down tools
Mineworkers at the Gupta-owned Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga downed tools on Wednesday over the uncertainty of their jobs and the future of the...
Mining Indaba: Baxter climbs into Zwane and urges new leadership
Mining Indaba: Baxter climbs into Zwane and urges new leadership
CEO of the Chamber of Mines Roger Baxter did not hold back in his criticisms of the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) leadership at an early...
Mining companies’ spat with government deepens over revised charter
Mining companies’ spat with government deepens over revised charter
Mining companies warned of “dire consequences” for the industry if a revised mining charter is implemented next month as planned, deepening a...

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