Godfrey Oliphant

Lucara Diamonds

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.
Orion Minerals

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.
mining charter

Trade unions positive about initial Mining Charter negotiations

Negotiations on the draft Mining Charter started this weekend under the direction of Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe,  and his deputy Godfrey Oliphant....
Mantashe Sibanye

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...

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