Acid mine drainage: SA in the spotlight
IOL – The failure of South Africa and the organs of state to enforce legislation was against the country’s constitution and international laws, a study by the Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic found.
Chamber has education as its bedrock
Business Day – The Chamber of Mines, the focus of Friday’s student march in Johannesburg, has seemingly been identified by student leadership as a symbolic representative of South African business.
Mining TRC seen as a first step
Business Day – Talk about pain before we reach a common vision, Says Froneman.
CoM speaks out on Fees Must Fall demands
Engineering News – With South Africa facing a slow growth environment, further taxation demands cannot be placed on the corporate sector to fund universities in aid of free education, Chamber of Mines CEO Roger Baxter said on Friday.
Bleak global outlook for mining industry – Baxter
Mining Weekly – The global mining industry is experiencing a lower appetite for expansion from lenders and shareholders, as well as a drop-off in capital expenditure, noted Chamber of Mines CEO Roger Baxter on Wednesday, citing PwC’s Mine 2016 report titled ‘Slower, Lower, Weaker . . . But Not Defeated’.
Exxaro developing pilot digital mine – CEO
Mining Weekly – Digital mine organisation, which uses the internet of things as a platform, is being developed as a pilot project by coal-mining company Exxaro, whose CEO Mxolisi Mgojo said last night that innovative advancement is no longer a nice-to-have but an imperative for mining industry survival into the future.
#JoburgIndaba: Dragging the mining industry into a new era
Bizcommunity – While, for many decades, the mining industry dominated the South African economy, today it is one of the smallest in terms of GDP contribution, and despite many new mining licences being granted, jobs have declined rapidly. In 1975 the industry contributed just under one million jobs, today that number is less than half a million.
Chamber of Mines ‘deeply concerned’ about state of public institutions in SA
Times LIVE – The Chamber of Mines says it is deeply concerned about the state of public institutions in South Africa and will raise the matter with the Presidency.
Chamber of Mines speaks out in support of Gordhan
Mining Weekly – The Chamber of Mines has come out against the summons of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, which saw the rand falling as much as 3% against the dollar on Tuesday.
Miners join business and civil society in condemning Gordhan summons
Miningmx – South Africa’s Chamber of Mines said it was “deeply concerned” about the state of public institutions, a matter it promised to raise with the Presidency.