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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.

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

Can workplace secondments build trust in the mining sector?

The moment demands boldness, and the benefits far outweigh the risk of doing nothing to shift the undesirable status quo

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

The future is beneficiation

But the strategy to boost industry has a major stumbling block: readily available power.

‘Rationality’ needed regarding state intervention in mining

The Chamber of Mines advocates public-private partnerships instead of more state involvement.

Brian Molefe: A man with a plan

Transnet's chief executive explains his ideas for oiling the parastatal's wheels.

Nationalisation? No way, says Chamber of Mines

The Chamber of Mines has dismissed the calls for nationalisation and are willing to debate the issue to convince the South African public against it.

Malema: Keep walking, comrades

The ANC Youth League march for economic freedom has made slow progress towards the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in Sandton.

ANC Youth League marchers mission on to Sandton

After handing over a memorandum to the Chamber of Mines, Julius Malema is leading the march to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in Sandton.

What’s mined is ores — our ores, say Malema’s marchers

ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has led his thousand-strong company of marchers to the Chamber of Mines in Johannesburg.

Join us in our call for nationalisation, says ANCYL

The ANC Youth League will take to the streets in October to demand the nationalisation of mines and an equal share in the country's mineral resources.

Parliament wants review of mining charter

MP's are seeking amendments to strengthen the country's mining charter, aimed at ensuring the industry is at least 26% black-owned by 2014.

Gold mineworkers stake out strike territory

Unions in the gold mining sector have declared a dispute which could lead to 140 000 employees downing tools.

‘We don’t want to strike — but we do want 14%’

The National Union of Mineworkers will continue talking to gold producers this week to prevent a strike, but is still holding out for a 14% wage hike.

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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

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

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