The Chamber remains committed to transformation undertaken in a manner that sustains and supports the industry, and does not undermine the laudable goals of the MPRDA.
The current version of the Mining Charter is ill-considered and not attainable and its implementation will have dire consequences for the mining industry and the entire SA economy. The Chamber cannot willingly accede to an outcome which does not take into account the substantive issues raised by the industry.
Mines Rescue Services
Mines Rescue Services (MRS) is a private sector, non-profit organization that, through the training of volunteer rescue team members, provides the resources and expertise for an effective emergency service primarily to the South African mining industry.View the special feature
Frequently asked questions
We know that you may have many questions about the Chamber of Mines and the South African mining industry. We cover some of the most frequently asked questions in this section of our website.FAQs
MODERNISATION: TOWARDS THE MINE OF TOMORROW
The South African mining sector has, for more than 100 years, been considered a labour-intensive industry using physically demanding manual drilling methods with blasting and cleaning on a stop-start basis, predominantly in narrowreef, hard-rock mining for gold, platinum and chrome.Visit website Fact sheet
- Mining production disappoints again in November, amidst signs of sector stabilising at very low levels pdf
- Independent report on Trade Misinvoicing available pdf
- Mining production still contracting, despite hopes of commodities rebound pdf
- Chamber of Mines briefs Portfolio Committee on investment case for the industry pdf
- Constitutional Court hears AMCU’s appeal against judgment in favour of gold companies - judgment reserved pdf
- Chamber deeply concerned following reports to Parliament on draft reviewed Mining Charter pdf
In the news
- Miningne.ws – Mining Indaba brings together next generation of mining leaders
- Bizcommunity – Mechanisation essential for mining's survival
- Center for Global Development – Gaps in Trade Data ≠ Criminal Money Laundering
- timeslive – Mining may be coming to end of 2016's rich seam
- politicsweb – Mining at 150 should be celebrated, not threatened yet again
- CNBC AFRICA – Risking their lives in abandoned mineshafts
The Chamber of Mines of South Africa
A mining industry employers’ organisation that supports and promotes the South African mining industry. The Chamber serves its members and promotes their interests by providing strategic support and advisory input. Find out more
- R13.6252 – 0.01%
- US$1204.00/oz – 1.04%
- US$17.03/oz – 0.87%
- US$961.00/oz – 1.33%
- US$746.00/oz – 0.27%
- SOUTH AFRICAN EXPORT COAL MONTHLY AVERAGE PRICE
- US$83.51/metric ton + 23.98%
RT @MiningIndaba: SPREAD THE WORD! Encourage young aspiring miners to join #MiningIndaba Young Leaders Career Development Programme https:/…7 retweets 0 likes
Our Chief Economist, Henk Langenhoven, "green shoots in performance of mining sector, recovery will be slow" More: https://t.co/XETsKcrwkg3 retweets 1 likes
RT @Bizcommunity #biztrends2017 Sietse van der Woude: Mechanisation can lead us to the closest we will be in achiev… https://t.co/B5yvI1Or1h4 retweets 2 likes
Recently on Facebook
South Africans living with HIV still face stigmas in today’s society. Substantial work is being put into removing these stigmas by the mining houses for their employees.
Anti-retroviral treatment is made freely available to any employee in the mining sector who requires it.
Counselling is freely available to all employees for support with HIV. These sessions provide employees with an environment to gain emotional support as well as a space to clarify any misconceptions on HIV/AIDS.