Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act

 
Big deal over ‘strange’ coal mine meeting
Big deal over ‘strange’ coal mine meeting
Seriti Resources’s second big coal mine purchase in as many years has been dogged by controversy about a meeting between the company, the sellers...
‘Untenable’ mining charter compounds policy fears
‘Untenable’ mining charter compounds policy fears
Unresolved disagreements, notably about ownership, are again at the centre of a looming face-off between the mining industry and government, after...
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...
Communities reject Mantashe’s mining charter
Communities reject Mantashe’s mining charter
Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe’s revised mining charter has already stirred up unhappiness within mining communities who claim the...
Sibanye deaths cloud Lonmin deal
Sibanye deaths cloud Lonmin deal
Mining company Sibanye has made news recently for all the wrong reasons — 21 fatalities in eight incidents at three of its mines this...
Mining charter is caught between two elite classes
Mining charter is caught between two elite classes
First and foremost, there are “black” people whose social mobility into the elite and middle classes have not been contingent on the form of...
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...
Mineral resources minister seeking advice on Minerals Bill
Mineral resources minister seeking advice on Minerals Bill
Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi was seeking legal advice on testing some provisions of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development...
Ministers review controversial changes to mineral Act
Ministers review controversial changes to mineral Act
A South African ministerial panel has started reviewing a new law to regulate the energy industry with a view to ensuring it doesn't discourage...
Govt pushes through contentious mineral law changes
Govt pushes through contentious mineral law changes
The ANC used its majority in the National Assembly to push through changes to mineral laws that oil and mining companies say will deter investment...
Sishen rivals braced for verdict
Sishen rivals braced for verdict
Billions of rands ride on the shoulders of Judge Raymond Zondo, who was scheduled to deliver judgment on Thursday on the long-running mineral...
Getting our Act together
Getting our Act together
The recent tabling before Parliament of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act completes a process of minerals and mining policy...

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