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6 Points of discussion for the mining industry unpacked

​​Webber Wentzel recently hosted its Mining Round-Up where industry analysts and experts discussed issues ranging from strike action to sustainability.
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Mining Charter III – Jonathan Veeran shares his opinion

Jonathan Veeran, Corporate Practice Partner at Webber Wentzel, discusses the private sector's way forward in terms of implementing Mining Charter III.
eskom

How to solve the Eskom dilemma

Restructuring Eskom into separate functions is a sensible solution to many of its problems says law firm and consultancy Webber Wentzel.
PDAC baxter

Raising the African voice at PDAC

PDAC is the world's premier event for the minerals and mining industry which has attracted more than 25,000 people from 135 countries in recent years.
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Renewable energy IPP contracts with Eskom secured in key judgement

Law firm Webber Wentzel helped achieve a significant victory for the Independent Power Producers when Judge Meyer of the Pretoria High Court on 26 March 2019, dismissed a declarator and interdict application brought by the Coal Transporters Forum.
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Mining houses avoid financial losses of R2 billion

This is the first time that the Labour Court has had to consider a campaign of secondary strikes called for by a trade union across a particular industry.
Richards Bay power

South Africa: Finding solutions to consequences of poor policy

The Government of South Africa, under the leadership of Cyril Ramaphosa, is seeking to stimulate growth and encourage greater investment in South Africa. 
South Africa

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.
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Water Use Registration Certificate doesn’t equate to lawful water use

Having a Water Use Registration Certificates in place does not mean that the registered water uses which are undertaken by your business are lawful.

Mosebenzi Zwane delivers promise but no detail at Mining Indaba

Mosebenzi Zwane, the DMR minister, “made all the right noises” during his speech on Monday morning, which opened the 2016 Mining Indaba. This is according...

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