CoM shows off potential of rooftop agriculture in Johannesburg inner city
Mining Weekly – The Chamber of Mines (CoM) on Wednesday hosted the launch of the Urban Agriculture Initiative, which is aimed at creating a vibrant urban agricultural ecosystem by “innovatively” repurposing disused rooftops and making use of hydroponics and aquaponics to produce agricultural produce for Johannesburg’s inner city communities.
South Africa should consider agromining – US professor
Mining Weekly – South Africans, who have been mining for metals for more than a century, were this week urged to farm for metals.
'We will have to eyeball each other': Chamber of Mines president Mxolisi Mgojo
Bizcommunity – The Chamber of Mines has taken a stance against corruption and bad government in its decision on how to deal with Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, but realises it needs to "eyeball and wrestle" all stakeholders around a table to thrash out good mining policies and regulations.
Caught between a rock and Zwane
Fin24 – The Central Energy Fund (CEF) is facing two threats as a dodgy fuel deal from 2015 comes back to haunt it and as Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane apparently tries to seize its last good asset.
Go back to 'parents' of Mining Charter to avert destruction – analyst
Fin24 – In dealing with the Mining Charter, stakeholders have to go back to the “mother and father” of it, the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA), said an analyst.
The Krugerrand’s remarkable contribution to SA mining value-addition
Mining Weekly – The gold bullion Krugerrand represents a most remarkable story from a beneficiation perspective, with more than 60-million pieces sold over the past 50 years. This equates to more than 1 660 t of local gold used in the process, and about 25% of all South African gold sold currently is in the form of Krugerrands.
Treasury study questions BEE rules’ effectiveness
Business Day – The Treasury has weighed into the transformation debate, releasing research in Parliament which shows that foreigners and South African institutions own more than 80% of JSE-listed South African companies.
Eyewitness News – Stephen Grootes – Interesting conversation around the Minister of Mineral Resources
Eyewitness News – Interesting conversation around the Minister of Mineral Resources.
Talk Radio 702 interviews CEO, Roger Baxter
Talk Radio 702 – The Chamber of Mines boycotted the gala dinner at the Johannesburg Mining Indaba a decision which is supported by Anglo Gold Ashanti Chair, Sipho Pityana. Chamber of Mines CEO, Roger Baxter, in an interview giving their reasons for the boycott.
Chamber of Mines: Transformation a process, not an event
Fin24 – The Chamber of Mines is able to hold government to account and ensure that its own house is in order, its President Mxolisi Mgojo said on Thursday.