Policy certainty should be key priority for Gwede Mantashe
mining review – The newly appointed Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe, should make policy certainty his key and urgent priority.
Chamber of Mines welcomes new minister Mantashe as 'man of integrity'
Fin24 – The Chamber of Mines has welcomed the appointment of Gwede Mantashe as South Africa's new minister of mineral resources, calling him a man of integrity and dignity.
Report shows investors are rekindling their love for SA’s mines
Business Day – SA improved in the overall ranking of mining jurisdictions, returning to levels of five years ago, according to data released by Canada’s Fraser Institute, which surveys mining companies about the attractiveness of the countries in which they invest.
Tainted Zwane faces full-scale state capture inquiry
Business Day – Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane will be subjected to a full-scale state capture inquiry by the parliamentary portfolio committee on mineral resources and could be summonsed to answer questions after his repeated failure to appear before the committee.
Engagement on Mining Charter offers a sign of hope
IOL – The hostile and uncertain investment environment for mining has seen its contribution to employment and the broader economy shrink – a concern that will doubtless be at the heart of the imminent engagement between mining and Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration.
Mining industry welcomes budget’s tone and commitments
The citizen – The South African mining industry has welcomed the national budget as a tough but necessary one that reinforces President Cyril Ramaphosa’s drive to stabilize the economy and get crucial sectors of the economy back on track.
Gigaba welcomes Chamber of Mines’ court hearing postponement
Mining Mx – South African finance minister, Malusi Gigaba, said he welcomed a decision by the Chamber of Mines on February 18 to postpone a High Court hearing into the 2017 redraft of the Mining Charter in favour of negotiations with the government.
Mining Charter review postponed after Ramaphosa makes good on SONA promise
Mining Mx – In a development that surely represents the death knell of mines minister, Mosebenzi Zwane’s political career, South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has agreed with the Chamber of Mines to postpone a High Court application to review the Mining Charter, the June 2017 document that had Zwane as its vanguard.
Mining Charter court bid put on hold as Ramaphosa steps in
Fin24 – Cape Town - The day before it was supposed to start, an application by the Chamber of Mines for a judicial review and setting aside of the reviewed Mining Charter has been postponed.
Alert: Mining Charter court application suspended
Eyewitness News – The Presidency issued a statement saying it has been in discussion with the Chamber of Mines to resolve the impasse over the implementation of the charter.