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Revisions: Replacement NEMA Financial Provisioning Regulations

The public has been called on to comment on DFFE's final suggested draft of the NEMA Financial Provisioning Regulations.

A brief history of women in mining from a legal perspective

We have to fix the environment before women just opt out of the industry all together.

Orion Minerals receives final Mining Right for Prieska

Orion Minerals has received a notice of grant of a Mining Right in terms of the MPRDA for Vardocube extensions of its flagship Prieska Copper-Zinc Project.

DMRE gazettes draft mine community resettlement guidelines

The DMRE has gazetted draft amendments to the MPRDA and draft Mine Community Resettlement Guidelines for public comments.

Minister Zwane welcomes MPRDA bill progress

“I have had a number of engagements with both current and potential investors, and our message continues to be that South Africa is open for business,” minister Zwane said. Zwane made the statement after the MPRDA amendment bill was debated in the National Assembly last week; the minister said this was a positive step towards […]

Mining, Minerals Development Board should cease to exist says Solidarity

The proposed amendment to the MPRDA Regulations enter trade unions’ and mining companies’ territory unnecessarily says Solidarity.

Mantashe to scrap MPRDA amendment bill

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe will propose to cabinet the scrapping of the Bill drafted to amend the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA).

Mineral and Petroleum Act may change next year

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Sandile Nogxina
]Johannesburg, South Africa --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 20 August 2010 - Amendments to the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) could be in force as early as the third quarter of next year, according to Sandile Nogxina, director-general of the mineral resources department (DMR).

The MPRDA and the unresolved splitting of mining from upstream petroleum

It is clear that several areas of concern still exist in the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Amendment Bill, specifically the unresolved separation of mining legislation from that of upstream petroleum – resultantly delaying the finalisation of the Bill, writes Chantelle Kotze. The MPRDA Amendment Bill was tabled in 2013, passed by the […]

Mining Charter not enforceable under the MPRDA

By: Peter Leon, Partner and Co-Chair of Herbert Smith Freehills’ Africa Practice In a move that may bring much needed regulatory certainty to the sector, the ruling African National Congress (ANC) appears to have backed down on one of the major issues of contention between the government and the mining industry. At a recent meeting, […]