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R49bn to rehabilitate 6 000 mines

The state is fixing mines deserted before a 2002 Act, but another law could force owners to pay up

Mantashe’s dangerous energy agenda is from the Trump playbook

Workers are protesting against South Africa’s destabilising energy policies: they want a just transition that doesn’t leave them jobless

Gwede keeps options open despite anti-fracking ruling

The minister of mineral resources and energy, Gwede Mantashe, has announced that his department will not be extracting gas by way of fracking

All Sibanye miners brought to surface — DMR

It is believed that the workers were trapped at the company's Thembelani mine after the rails used to transport workers collapsed

Municipality’s dodgy sand scandal

Lepelle-Nkumpi allegedly paid millions to illegal miners for gravel to use in major building projects

Guptas hosted DMR officials at mining indaba — Ramatlhodi

Ramatlhodi was told it was customary for the entire department to be hosted at the Gupta residence in Cape Town during the indaba

Lonmin says it is a victim of vexatious litigation

The non-profit Mining Forum has applied for the company’s mining license to be suspended

Amcu warns Implats: Gloves will be off should job cut talks fail

Implats will need to consult with trade unions before going ahead with the plan to cut 13 000 jobs in the next two years

Cosatu, NUM resolve to fight Implats retrenchments

The mining company announced its intention to go ahead with the mass retrenchments in its strategic review last Thursday

Parliament legal resources stretched as Zwane inquiry looms

Parliament has only 9 legal advisers but there are currently more than 40 committees in the House and five state capture inquiries to be established

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.

Court orders preservation order for Guptas’ mine rehabilitation funds

The Bank of Baroda was the only bank willing to transact with the Guptas after the "big four" banks in South Africa foreclosed on them.

‘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 over the uncertainty of their jobs and the future of the mine.

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.

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