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Draft Mining Charter published for public comment

The Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe has published the draft Mining Charter for public comments before it is finalised and gazetted. 

DMR responds to Sibanye-Stillwater fatalities

The South African DMR Minister, Gwede Mantashe, has condemned the recent mining accident that occurred at Sibanye-Stillwater's Kloof Ikamva shaft yesterday, 11 June 2018.

DMR funding for 2018/19 inadequate says Mantashe

During his address to the National Council of Provinces yesterday DMR Minister, Gwede Mantashe, stated that funding for department and its portfolio of entities is inadequate.

DMR takes first step in legalising zama zamas

The handover tomorrow of two mining permits in Kimberley could be the first sign that the South African government is making illegal mining legal.

DMR launches junior miners programme

The DMR has launched a” junior miners’ programme” to provide opportunities for new entrants identified throughout the mining value chain, as well as assist with issues of access to funding, compliance and access to markets.

Reducing fatalities in the mining sector has plateaued

Concerns that a plateau has been reached in reducing fatalities in the mining industry saw Sibanye-Stillwater host a safety and health summit to review how the sector should overcome this in its ambition to achieve zero harm.

Sibanye-Stillwater refutes reasoning behind drop in market value

The board and management of Sibanye-Stillwater believes the significant drop in share price and market value recently is unwarranted and the result of some unfortunate incidents, a high balance sheet and a lack of confidence in the Lonmin acquisition.

Tragedy at Gamsberg project halts development

Vedanta Zinc International (VZI) and ELB Group have confirmed that an accident at VZI’s Gamsberg zinc project near Aggeneys in the Northern Cape claimed the life of an ELB employee on Friday, 25 May.
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DMR Minister Gwede Mantashe not big in Natal

The DMR Minister, Gwede Mantashe, has failed to honour his commitment to visit the KwaZulu-Natal province today to discuss the Mining Charter. 
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Mantashe sets out vision for DMR and doesn’t hold back

Never one to mince his words DMR Minister, Gwede Mantashe, has lambasted the status quo with regards to his department being rife and stalled by corruption and endless loops of red-tape when trying to get mining projects up and running.