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.
Use courts if needed, Chamber of Mines urges
Fin24 – South Africa’s mining industry shouldn’t shy away from court processes, Chamber of Mines CEO Roger Baxter said on Monday at a press conference on the first day of the Mining Indaba 2017 held in Cape Town.
Mining sector wants less stick, more carrot from Zwane
Fin24 – The South African mining industry should get “less stick” and “more carrot” from Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, said Peter Leon, global co-chair of Herbert Smith Freehills.
Former mineworkers paid more than R60m by unclaimed benefits funds
Citizen – The funds consist of 11 712 pension fund beneficiaries and 57 450 provident fund beneficiaries.
Chamber of Mines concerned about Zwane’s safety statements
Mining Review – The Chamber of Mines is perplexed by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane’s statement that two of its members are flouting safety laws and regulations.
Zwane up in arms over R26m claim
Fin24 – Sibanye Resources’ decision to sue government officials for an allegedly unwarranted safety shutdown at its Kroondal platinum mine last year is sparking a new feud in a sector infamous for straining business-government relations.
Chamber of Mines concerned about inappropriate application of regulations
Citizen – The industry’s goal was to ensure that regulations were properly implemented by all parties, including the inspectorate.
The Chamber of Mines says it’s shocked at Mineral Resources Minister
SAFM – The Chamber of Mines says it’s shocked at Mineral Resources Minister, Mosebenzi Zwane’s statement directed at two of its members. On Wednesday Zwane said the mining companies were flouting safety laws and their actions cheapens the lives of mine workers.
Mosebenzi Zwane accuses mining companies of flouting the law
Business Live – Just days after saying the Department of Mineral Resources was "not at war" with Sibanye Gold and AngloGold Ashanti, minister Mosebenzi Zwane laid into both companies for "refusing to comply with the mining laws of the country."