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27 June 2017
                       
 
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26 Jun 2017
 
 
Greenhouse tightening as govt imposes Paris agreement – Exxaro
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT
The legislative changes around emission of greenhouse gases is becoming more onerous as the South African government implements the Paris Agreement, diversified black-owned resources group Exxaro...
 
 
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...
 
 
23 Jun 2017
 
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,...
 
 
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...
 
 
Ecsponent Development Fund improving BEE procurement in the Mining Sector
South African News
JSE-listed African financial services company, Ecsponent Limited, says that its unique Ecsponent Development Fund (EDF) provides large corporate business with an effective way of managing...
 
 
20 Jun 2017
 
Mining Charter set to worsen stakeholder relations – Bench Marks
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT
The new Mining Charter is the flawed outcome of inadequate consultation with communities, the board of the Bench Marks Foundation said on Tuesday, when it warned that the document is poised to...
 
 
‘Radical Economic Transformation’ in the mining sector may prove unconstitutional
FASKEN MARTINEAU
The new “top-up” provision in the latest Mining Charter gazetted on 15 June 2017 may prove to be unconstitutional, and may lead to further expensive legal action by the industry, writes Nicola...
 
 
14 Jun 2017
 
 
 
A call for action to ensure strong regulation of the financial sector to avoid environmental, social and governance risks
RECOMMENDATION
Across Africa, Latin America and Asia families are being forced off their land and rainforests razed to the ground – for projects backed by European money. Companies looking for land to grow crops...
 
 
DTI: Madagascar President calls on South African businesses to invest in Madagascar
STATEMENT
The President of Madagascar, Mr Hery Rajaonarimampianina, has called on the South African business community to invest in Madagascar. President Rajaonarimampianina made the call during the...
 
 
08 Jun 2017
 
Southern Africa has an integration plan: but it’s short of sector specifics
THE CONVERSATION
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has placed industrialisation at the centre of its regional integrated development plan and a roadmap has been drawn up to guide the plan. But...
 
 
SAFTU: SAFTU statement on economic catastrophe
STATEMENT
The South African Federation of Trade Unions is alarmed, though not surprised, at the quarterly GDP statistics which reveal that for the second consecutive quarter the economy has not grown at all...
 
 
07 Jun 2017
 
Creamer Media announces special offer on real economy research portal
SPECIAL OFFER
Creamer Media has announced a special offer on its well-respected research portal Research Channel Africa. Research Channel Africa offers unparalleled access to intelligence on industry and mining...
 
 
 
 
Private sector to blame for recession - Mantashe
ECONOMY
Negative growth in the private sector is to blame for the country's technical recession, African National Congress (ANC) secretary general Gwede Mantashe has said. "New sectors in the private...
 
 
GCIS: Statement on the Cabinet meeting of 7 June 2017
STATEMENT
Cabinet met on Wednesday, 7 June 2017, at Tuynhuys, Cape Town. 1.  ISSUES IN THE ENVIRONMENT 1.1. Cabinet reiterates President Jacob Zuma’s call for South Africans to unite against violence and...
 
 
05 Jun 2017
 
Pallinghurst scores as Jupiter dishes out $25m more
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Pallinghurst mining company Jupiter Mines on Monday announced that it would make a further $25-million distribution to its shareholders in September. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed...
 
 
 
                       
 
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