SA mining will lose 48,000 jobs if ‘dire’ Eskom tariff granted
Miningmx – Up to 48,000 jobs would be lost in South Africa’s gold and platinum sector were the country’s power utility, Eskom, granted a 19.9% increase in the annual tariff, said the Chamber of Mines in a statement today.
5FM Drive show: Roof top garden on top of the Chamber of Mines building
5FM Drive show – 5FM – Thando Thabooty Drive Show - Roof top garden on top of the Chamber of Mines building.
Shedding past while tackling present
Engineering News – A collective national vision, which must be viable, inclusive and transformative, is urgently needed to unleash mining’s latent ability to energise the entire South African economy.
Digitalisation for more productive mines
EE publishers – With the aim of connecting with customers and generating change in the local mining industry, Siemens recently hosted a Mining Technology Day at the Capital Moloko hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg.
Shared vision needed for mining to boost entire economy – Mgojo
Engineering News – A collective national vision, which must be viable, inclusive and transformative, is urgently needed to unleash mining’s latent ability to energise the entire South African economy, Chamber of Mines president Mxolisi Mgojo said on Tuesday.
Johannesburg has a new roof-top farm – with 100 more on the way
business Tech – The Urban Agriculture Initiative has officially opened its first roof-top farm – situated on top of the Chamber of Mines in the heart of Johannesburg.
Is modernisation a must for South African mines?
Crown – On 18 October Siemens hosted a Mining Technology Day in Sandton. The keynote address was given by Sietse van der Woude, Head of Modernisation and Safety, Chamber of Mines.
RSA Chamber of Mines concerned by violence in mining communities
Mining Review – The Chamber of Mines refers to killings, many in assassination-style incidents, of a reported six trade unionists on the western limb of the platinum belt.
Zwane allegedly targets Royal Bafokeng mines for cutting off Gupta company
City Press – Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has allegedly made another astonishing intervention to protect the Gupta family’s business interests in the mining sector.
Chamber of Mines blasts charter as a ‘total disaster’
business live – The third Mining Charter gazetted in June is an “unmitigated disaster” not just for the South African mining industry, but for the country and it is “incomprehensible” that the mineral resources minister thought he was legitimately exercising his powers, the Chamber of Mines says in its challenge to set aside the document.