Urgent need for public inquiry into Lily mine disaster
GroundUp – We need to know how it happened to prevent another catastrophe. On 16 September 1986, there was a massive underground collapse at the Kinross coal mine, which resulted in the death of 177 workers. Their bodies were never recovered.
Chamber of Mines views education as key to South Africa’s future
Mining Review – The South African Chamber of Mines says that all stakeholders have a responsibility to contribute towards the development of the people of South Africa.
Higher education funding
Talk Radio 702 – The Chamber of Mines says while it believes in the importance of private sector funding in higher education, discussion should remain mindful of economic realities. Chamber of Mines Spokesperson Charmane Russell says these discussions cannot be divorced from the economic reality facing the sector.
Up the proverbial creek: SA mining needs paradigm shift
Bizcommunity – We are living in interesting times, and nowhere is it more true than in the local mining industry. Facing external challenges - such as the commodities downturn - as well as internal ones - namely the continuing uncertain regulatory environment - it is the underlying ability of the industry to deal with these challenges that will determine whether it will have a future.
Mine fatalities: Playing it safe
Financial Mail – WHAT IT MEANS: Mine deaths from: illegal activities, younger employees, complacency, carelessness.
Building a sustainable road ahead in a changing landscape
Bizcommunity – Modernisation, beneficiation and community development are key elements that have to be addressed if the South African Development Community (SADC) is to be sustainable in what is a changing landscape.
‘Education funding talks must include economic reality facing mining sector’
EYEWITNESS NEWS – The Chamber of Mines of South Africa says while it believes in the importance of private sector funding in higher education, discussions should remain mindful of economic realities.
SA’s cost-of-doing-business ranking badly down – Chamber
Mining Weekly – South Africa has plummeted to an abysmally low level in the World Bank’s 160-country cost-of-doing-business rankings.
Video: Illegal mining broadcast
ANN7 – Chamber of Mines Spokesperson Charmaine Russell says from the Chamber's perspective there are a number of interventions on the way and a very big part of this is working very closely with the SAPS and the DMR.
Tragic Kinross mine fire taught us lessons‚ says Chamber of Mines
Sowetan LIVE – In a tribute to the miners at Secunda‚ Mpumalanga‚ on Friday the Chamber of Mines’ chief executive Roger Baxter said the mining industry organisation remains committed to its 2024 occupational safety target to eliminate fatalities in mines and reduce injuries.