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The mining community is sick of waiting for DMR

Following another series of fatal incidents across underground mines sites what is South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources doing to create change?
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South Africa and Russia recommit to PGMs MoU

South Africa and Russia have recommitted themselves to the continued implementation of their MoU on Platinum Group Metals.

Mining sector should take note of environmental legislation developments

In order to keep up with the moving target of environmental legislation, the South African mining industry needs to keep their pencils sharp.
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Gold sector salaries should increase as production rises

Salary increases and mining productivity must go hand in hand to create a win-win situation, says Solidarity General Secretary Gideon du Plessis, who was speaking on the back of the first gold wage negotiations which started yesterday.
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Sibanye-Stillwater joins hands with all stakeholders to improve safety

Sibanye-Stillwater has together with the Department of Mineral Resources and organised labour reached a significant milestone at the second Safety and Health Summit convened by the Group, by committing themselves to a joint pledge on safety and a plan of action to address health and safety at the company.
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Sibanye-Stillwater braces itself for massive legal battle

Main stream media sources are stating that at least one class action lawsuit has been filed against Sibanye-Stillwater on behalf of shareholders in an attempt to recover financial losses as the company’s share price has fallen after a high number of deaths at its mines.
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Draft Mining Charter III: More uncertainty amid the certainty?

South African Mineral Resources Minister, Gwede Mantashe, published the long-awaited draft of Mining Charter III for comment on 15 June 2018, claiming that this charter will bring about the stability so desperately required by the mining industry.
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Junior miners still struggle against system in South Africa

Despite South Africa’s stated intention of nurturing a junior mining sector as a key strategy in revitalising and transforming the mining sector, voices at the recent Junior Mining Indaba in Johannesburg, South Africa, were clear that this was not happening.

Insights and next steps – Mining Charter III

The South African Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe, has published the revised Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry (Mining Charter III) for public comment.

DMR takes action on Sibanye-Stillwater’s high fatality rate

The Department of Mineral Resources is considering various options on how to handle the high fatality rate at Sibanye-Stillwater’s operations.