Renewable energy on mining impacted land: Building on the past for a greener future
NEWS ROOM – On Thursday 17 March, Promethium Carbon, in cooperation with Harmony Gold, launched an online toolkit to facilitate the development of sustainable and bankable projects which will focus on generating renewable energy, rehabilitating mining impacted land and creating jobs. This toolkit was launched during a function that was hosted at the Chamber of Mines.
Motsepe spells out difficulty of retaining mandatory BEE ownership in perpetuity
Polity – The difficulty companies have in preventing their mandatory black economic empowerment (BEE) ownership arrangements from unravelling when BEE shareholders sell out is highlighted by top South African business leader Patrice Motsepe’s personal experience of BEE undoing within his diversified African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) mining company.
Uncertainty deepens after empowerment case delay
IOL – A South African judge postponed a case on whether mining companies are compelled to permanently ensure their assets are at least 26-percent black owned, heightening uncertainty in an industry that accounts for almost half of South Africa’s exports.
Mining Charter: Application to consolidate actions heard, judgment reserved
Mining Review – Resolution on the Mining Charter consolidation application between The Chamber of Mines and Malan Scholes is pending after being heard in the Pretoria High Court.
SA mines-dispute case starts with third-party bid
Mineweb – A court dispute between South Africa’s Chamber of Mines and the Department of Mineral Resources about black shareholdings in mining companies started on Tuesday with arguments by a third party that seeks to set aside the country’s Mining Charter.
Chamber of Mines on Mining Charter case; Malan Scholes consolidation application
CNBC Africa – The application by Malan Scholes to consolidate its case with the Chamber of Mines' application was heard in the Pretoria High Court by Judge Rabie today.
Judge postpones Chamber of Mines case about clauses in Mining Charter
BD LIVE – The declaratory court case brought by the Chamber of Mines against the Department of Mineral Resources around contested clauses in the Mining Charter concerning empowerment, has been postponed.
S.A court reserves judgement on consolidation application to scrap Mining Charter
CNBC Africa – The High Court in Pretoria reserved judgement on Malan Scholes' application to consolidate its case with the Chamber of Mines'.
Court to hear CoM’s call for Mining Charter certainty
Mining Weekly – The Chamber of Mines (CoM) is set to present its legal argument to the High Court, in Pretoria, on Tuesday, to have the interpretation of certain ownership aspects of the Mining Charter clarified, particularly around the continuous consequences of previous black economic-empowerment (BEE) deals.
Chamber of Mines open to talks as BEE battle continues
BD LIVE – A court case brought by the Chamber of Mines against the Department of Mineral Resources to secure a declaratory order around empowerment provisions in the Mining Charter starts on Tuesday, but the chamber is open to mediation to settle the matter out of court, CEO Roger Baxter says.