What trade unions and big business say about the electricity price hike
Business Day – Chamber of Mines chief economist Henk Langenhoven said: "This short-term measure must be followed by the design and implementation of a structural adjustment programme of the entire electricity sector where Eskom would be only one of a range of suppliers."
Few worthwhile opportunities are seen in SA
Business Report – Mining companies have either placed investments on hold or focused efforts on other destinations as they did not see worthwhile opportunities in South Africa because of the adverse trading environment.
Chamber of Mines’ Chief Economist, Henk Langenhoven joined Business Day TV
BDTV – Chamber of Mines’ Chief Economist, Henk Langenhoven joined Business Day TV to elaborate more on reports that the Chamber of Mines released a report of the findings of an aggregated survey recently conducted amongst its members.
Mining has potential to uplift, but needs state support
Business Day – Based on these findings, the mining industry certainly has significant investment and employment potential, but unlocking this potential will require a nurturing environment to stimulate long-term investment. It will also require the support of a currently antibusiness regulator in creating partnerships for growth in order to foster investor confidence.
Joburg's Building Rooftops Are Being Turned Into Really Cool Farms
Huffpost – Johannesburg's 1921 Chamber of Mines building has become more than just an iconic architectural monument -- it's roof is now the first agricultural playground for a pilot project to assess the feasibility of growing herbs and vegetables on the rooftops of inner city buildings.
SA government takes healthcare services to Kuruman mineworkers
Engineering News – Mineworkers in the manganese-rich town of Kuruman, in the Northern Cape, are set to benefit from integrated healthcare and social services after government partnered with the mining industry and workers associations to launch a centre on Tuesday.
SA mining industry announces 1.8m fund for health screening of mineworkers
SA Labour News – ANA reports that the Chamber of Mines of SA (COM) on Friday announced its support for a R1.8 million health screening initiative in the OR Tambo district to mark World Aids Day.
Mines bolster fight to stop Aids
Dispatch Live – Marking World Aids Day this year in the OR Tambo district is particularly poignant coinciding as it does with the 100-year anniversary of the birth of a great son of this soil, Oliver Reginald Tambo.
Courts unable to solve impasse, says Cutifani
Business Day – Anglo American CEO says the solution will be for the government and industry to negotiate a settlement over the Mining Charter.
Johannesburg's new "agripreneurs" dig for green gold on skyscraper rooftops
Reuters – The soaring “Chamber of Mines” building in central Johannesburg, a hub for South Africa’s mining industry, is a symbol of a bygone era when pioneers began flocking here in the late 19th century to dig for gold.