Harmony’s intention to acquire the last of AngloGold Ashanti’s gold assets in South Africa for US$300 million was announced in February 2020.
The MCSA and the Minister have long expressed the hope that this entire matter can be resolved through engagement rather than through the courts.
“Working with mines to maximise their positive socio-economic impacts in host countries and host communities has been a growing part of our work."
Health and safety
The Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management was launched on 5 August 2020, as the first global standard on tailings management that can be applied to existing and future tailings facilities, wherever they are and whoever operates them.
The total value of mining deals - including M&A and capital raising - declined by US$5.3 billion in Q2, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We would have liked to see the new Charter usher in a process of regular engagement as opposed to the current engagement and transformation."