Series of blunders making the mining sector bleed
Legal Brief – Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane suffered another setback when he was forced last week to backtrack on his plan to implement a moratorium on the processing of any new applications for prospecting and mining rights.
Zwane blowing smoke - Chamber of Mines
Fin24 – The Chamber of Mines hit back at Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, after the minister filed a scathing responding affidavit at the North Gauteng High Court on Monday.
Chamber lays into Zwane for serving narrow economic interests
Miningmx – South Africa’s Chamber of Mines responded to accusations by mines minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, that it was opposed to economic transformation, claiming the redrafted Mining Charter of June 15 served the narrow interests of a select few, principally by installing a fresh tax collection body over which there were no oversight mechanisms.
Mining Charter: Mosebenzi Zwane responds to Chamber of Mines’ interdict
Daily Maverick – Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has finally responded to the Chamber of Mines’ attempt to interdict the proposed 2017 Mining Charter. He claims the Chamber is trying to block transformation in the industry, but as the courts take over, transformation suffers.
Judge rebukes mines minister for flouting court procedure in charter battle
Business Day – Fresh from a scathing rebuke from judge Ramarumo Monama for not following court procedure, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane missed a deadline last week to file an answering affidavit to a Chamber of Mines challenge to the third version of the Mining Charter.
Zwane blunder: mining bleeds
IOL – Industry players described the retreat on the moratorium as “humiliating”.
[Listen] Senior Executive Employment Relations and Legal Counsel at the Chamber of Mines , Dr. Elize Strydom
CNBC Africa – Senior Executive Employment Relations and Legal Counsel at the Chamber of Mines, Dr. Elize Strydom, discusses the implications for this and the outcome of the court proceedings.
[TV] Spokesperson for the Chamber of Mines, Dr Elize Strydom
SABC 3 – The Chamber of Mines says it's pleased that the Department of Mineral Resources has withdrawn its plans to impose a moratorium on new mining and exploration licence applications. Spokesperson for the Chamber of Mines, Dr Elize Strydom
[Listen] Dr. Elize Strydom, Senior Executive Employment Relations and Legal at the Chamber of Mines
Mix 93.8 FM – Dr. Elize Strydom, Senior Executive Employment Relations and Legal at the Chamber of Mines, discusses the court proceedings regarding the Chamber's urgent interdict to prevent the Mineral Resources Minister, Mosebenzi Zwane's planed moratorium.
[Listen] Chamber of Mines Senior Executive, Dr. Elize Strydom
Power FM – Chamber of Mines Senior Executive, Dr. Elize Strydom, says there is no trust between the Chamber and Mineral Resources Minister, Mosebenzi Zwane. She says they learned of the Minister's decision to withdraw a decision to impose a moratorium.