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Industry in renewed battle over mining charter

The minerals council has applied for a judicial review of the charter over provisions that it says could leave it unsustainable

The Mining Indaba 2019: A look ahead

The indaba has become a powerful platform for funding, networking, discussions, making deals and more

Political expedience is the final insult to polluted Masakhane

Health problems are just one of the difficulties faced by people living right next to an open-cast coal mine in Mpumalanga

Minerals Council to engage with Mantashe over ‘unresolved issues’ in Mining Charter

The council issued its responses to the policy, which was gazetted by Minerals Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe last week

Mantashe: Leave mining out of sovereign wealth fund plans

Mantashe said the idea was raised in the ruling party circles in the late stages of the drafting of the Mining Charter

Mantashe releases Mining Charter of compromises

The Mining Charter has focused on empowerment targets and benefits for mining communities

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

Ramaphosa’s stimulus plan unlikely to boost growth significantly — Fitch Ratings

The ratings agency also flagged the recent rand depreciation as something which could complicate policy meant to tackle low GDP growth

Mining charter is caught between two elite classes

The government has played an active role in creating a class of capitalists closely aligned to the state through these policies

South Africa walks mining tightrope

Despite some concessions, the draft charter still has provisions that investors find unpalatable

How to ensure communities living near mining activities get a better deal

The mining industry in South Africa needs an inclusive model that builds on and improves shared value

Zwane’s mining DG in firing line

Industry players want new minister Gwede Mantashe to remove all those appointed by the former minister

Mining ends Gwede’s mantashing

The minister wants to breathe new life into an industry hamstrung by his predecessor

Mantashe takes on mining laws

Although Amcu supports the ownership target, its president, Joseph Mathunjwa, and Mantashe have a soured history

Zwane and his charter may be toast

Mining communities and industry want the minister’s charter scrapped and talks restarted

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

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Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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