Chamber of Mines welcomes Zuma’s commitment to mining
Mining Review – The Chamber of Mines of South Africa has welcomed President Jacob Zuma's commitment to ensuring that the mining sector remains a priority area of the economy.
Machines ‘can save mine jobs’
Business Day – Chamber of Mines vice president Neal Froneman says expensive, labour-intensive mining methods could result job losses if smart new machines are not introduced.
Chamber of Mines claims new technology needed to extend life of mines
Miningne.ws – It is possible to extend the lives of existing mines, was one of the messages conveyed by Neal Froneman, vice president, Chamber of Mines, while giving a glimpse of the future of mining to the media at the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town.
Eunomix further debunks Unctad claims of misinvoicing by South African gold producers
Mining Weekly – Advisory firm Eunomix has released a second report into the alleged misinvoicing of gold exports by South Africa, which the Chamber of Mines (CoM) says further refutes claims by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) that South African goldproducers had misinvoiced billions of dollars of gold exports to reduce their tax liabilities.
TRAINSPOTTER: Waiting for Charter at Mining Indaba
Daily Maverick – The only thing anyone was talking about at this year’s Investing In Africa Mining Indaba was the new mining charter set to drop in March of this year. Will it be the Radical Economic Transformation engine that mining executives have not been waiting for? Or will it be something...well, more typically ANC.
Chamber of Mines report contradicts misinvoicing allegations
ENCA – The Chamber of Mines published a second report from economic consultancy Eunomix on Tuesday, which has refuted allegations of misinvoicing by South African mining companies put forward last year in UN report.
TRC coming for mining industry
Moneyweb – We were weak in acknowledging the issues of the past – Froneman.
Chamber calls for workable, practical Mining Charter
Mining Weekly – The Chamber of Mines (CoM) has cautiously welcomed the address by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane to the Investing in African Mining Indaba, in Cape Town. However, it has various concerns, and has called for a practical and workable third iteration of the Mining Charter, which is currently under review.
Chamber calls on mining to renounce apartheid past
Engineering News – Mining is the foundation of the South African economy. Much of the manufacturing and services sectors exist because they were initiated to service and provide inputs to the mining industry since the second half of the nineteenth century.
Miners' health and safety to be prioritized at Mining Indaba
SABC – The Chamber of Mines says it wants government to put the health and safety of mine workers as their priority in its discussion in this year's Mining Indaba.