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SA Chamber of Mines renamed: Minerals Council South Africa

The President of the Chamber of Mines of South Africa, Mxolisi Mgojo, has announced that the organisation will be known as the Minerals Council South Africa. Since it was formalised in 1889, the organisation has undergone several name changes which have always coincided with  developments in South Africa.
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“Once empowered always empowered” victory may aid Mining Charter discussions

On 4 April 2018 the High Court of South Africa ruled in favour of the “once empowered, always empowered” principle. This ruling may lead to more meaningful discussions on the draft Mining Charter. The “once...

Chamber of Mines launches Deloitte Anonymous Tip-Offs service

The Chamber of Mines has enlisted the services of the Deloitte Tip-Offs Anonymous, an anonymous reporting channel for unethical behaviour in the workplace. It is globally recognised that the most effective source of information to...
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Moody’s revised rating another “last” life line for South Africa

The Chamber of Mines welcomes the revised outlook for the local economy to stable from negative by Moody’s that will maintain South Africa’s local-and foreign-currency debt ratings at Baa3. Further, the Chamber shares Moody’s view that...
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Chamber of Mines to participate in mining sector technical task teams

The Chamber of Mines has noted comments made by the Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe, at a media briefing held in Pretoria yesterday. This follows an initial meeting on the weekend meeting called by...

South Africa’s fossil fuel future remains firmly founded in coal

Searches for cost effective, alternate sources of power generation outside of fossil fuels have to date not been proven successful in South Africa, and therefore, the country’s fossil future remains firmly grounded in coal...
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Gwede Mantashe appointed to clean up Mosebenzi Zwane’s legacy

In a late evening cabinet reshuffle briefing, where 10 South African ministers were removed from their positions by President Cyril Ramaphosa – including Mosebenzi Zwane – it was announced that Gwede Mantashe is the...
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Cyril Ramaphosa can help solve mining impasse in South Africa

The mining industry in South Africa is in danger of becoming paralyzed by litigation and adversarial relationships that hinder our country’s ability to benefit from our resources. There is a need for a fresh approach to...
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Devastating Mining Charter must be set aside

Solidarity will act as friend of the court in support of the Chamber of Mines in the court action it is taking against the Charter. According to Anton van der Bijl, head of Solidarity’s centre...

MIASA calls for policy consistency by governments in the SADC mining region

The Mining Industry Association of Southern Africa (MIASA), an association of Chambers of Mines in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, called for mining policy consistency by governments, during the Ministerial Symposium held...