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CM: Chamber of Mines applies to High Court for urgent interdict to prevent implementation of DMR's Charter
STATEMENT
The Chamber of Mines today applied to the High Court of South Africa, Gauteng Division, for an urgent interdict to prevent the implementation of the Reviewed Mining Charter, as published by the...
 
 
SA: Paul Mashatile: Address by ANC Gauteng Chairperson, at the Provincial Policy conference, St George’s Hotel, Irene (23/06/2017)
Topics
Allow me also comrade delegates to express our deepest condolences to the family of Cde Leader, Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, who has departed from the land of the living. Cde Toivo was one of our...
 
 
23 Jun 2017
 
AKF: Condolences on the passing of Treason Trialist Kay Moonsamy
STATEMENT
The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation extends its condolences to the family and friends of South African anti-apartheid activist, Kesval ‘Kay’ Moonsamy (90). Moonsamy, a Treason Trialist and former member...
 
 
Mining Charter violates shareholder rights – Hogan Lovells
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT
Mining Charter Three’s arbitrary increase of empowerment shareholding to 30% violates the property rights of shareholders, and the new charter’s requirement to pay 1% of yearly turnover is not...
 
 
Once empowered, but not anymore?
HOGAN LOVELLS
Swift, decisive and severe. This was the immediate reaction to the much anticipated third mining charter for the South African mining industry. No sooner had the Minister of Minerals announced,...
 
 
DoC: Ayanda Dlodlo: Address by Minister of Communications, at the Durban Business Fair – Business Indaba, Umlazi, KZN (23/06/2017)
Topics
Thank you for inviting me to address the Business Fair – Business Indaba under the theme “Radical Economic Transformation and its Implication for Small Businesses in the Townships”. It is also...
 
 
Zwane 'chased away' from Mpumalanga mining indaba
POLITICS
Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane had to be whisked away from an angry crowd closing in on him at a community meeting in Mpumalanga on Friday. "You cannot come to another man's yard and do...
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Revolutionary Mining Charter is irrational and divisive
MINING CHARTER
On June 15, 2017, the Mineral Resources Minister announced to South Africa and the whole world the birth of the Reviewed Broad-Based Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining Industry – the...
 
 
22 Jun 2017
 
UASA: Andre Venter says lower repo rate will help create jobs
STATEMENT
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) should seriously consider lowering the repo rate to stimulate our flagging economy. If Moody’s acts on its threat to cut the already low credit rating of South...
 
 
Zuma backs Zwane on new Mining Charter
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma on Thursday threw his weight behind the controversial revised Mining Charter published by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane. “Yes, I believe firstly, the minister gave...
 
 
Govt now spends more on servicing debt than social grants
SOCIAL GRANTS
Servicing its debt is now costing the South African government more than the amount it spends on social grants, political analyst Daniel Silke said on Thursday. This growing gap between revenue and...
 
 
South32 awards R158m coal contract to 100% black-owned mining firm
COAL
Diversified mining company South32 has awarded a three-year, R158-million contract at the Wolvekrans Middelburg Complex to 100% black-owned Modi Mining, which aims to source up to 90% of its labour...
 
 
21 Jun 2017
 
SAFTU: SAFTU statement on new Mining Charter, BEE and nationalization
STATEMENT
The hostile and hysterical reaction of the Chamber of Mines to the new Mining Charter’s slight increases in the required levels of Black Economic Empowerment in the industry highlights everything...
 
 
 
                       
 
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