lonmin

Lonmin enters US$200 million purchase agreement with Pangaea

Lonmin has agreed to enter a US$200 million metal purchase agreement with Pangaea Investments Management over three years.
Mantashe

Time to make the most of final Mining Charter

It is time to move forward, now that the mining industry knows the rules with the finalisation of the Mining Charter, says Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe.
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Mining a key driver in low to middle income economies

ICCM has found that many of the world’s poorest countries have become more dependent on their income from mining, despite falls in commodity prices.
Minerals council investment

Minerals Council supports government effort to attract investment

The Minerals Council South Africa, on behalf of its members, welcomes the publication of the Mining Charter and broadly supports its intentions and content.
Africa Down Under

Africa Down Under: It’s on my list of favourites!

I returned to the Johannesburg after a whirlwind week in Perth, Australia for the annual Africa Down Under conference – and what a week it was!
mining charter

Sasol on the wrong side of the Mining Charter

Trade union Solidarity said that Sasol now finds itself on the wrong side of the Mining Charter. This comes after the publication of the Mining Charter.
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Solidarity disappointed in distortion of gold wage settlement

Wage agreement that Solidarity, Amcu and Uasa reached with AngoGold Ashanti is now being overshadowed by a misleading packaging of the agreement.
AngloGold Ashanti

AngloGold Ashanti concludes wage agreement

AngloGold Ashanti has concluded a wage agreement with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, UASA and Solidarity.
china

State capture is old news – welcome to continent capture!

China has committed to investing US$60 billion in Africa over the following three years while cancelling debt from countries struggling to repay debts.
Baxter Minerals Council

South Africa unable to fully realise mining industry potential

Speaking at the Africa Down Under conference in Australia, Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter outlined the key requirements that would enable the South African mining industry to realise its full potential.

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