Mining Charter should be withdrawn – Frans Baleni
Mining Weekly – Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Monday spoke of good relations and positive meetings with global mining firms operating in South Africa‚ even as some delegates attending the 2018 Mining Indaba signalled they want him removed from the post.
What mining still means for South Africa - IRR
Politics Web – There are two ways of looking at mining in South Africa. The first is to see it as a sunset industry plagued by rising costs, technical difficulties, and political hostility.
Political shifts lift investor mood in southern African mining
Eyewitness News – Mining is a long-term game, but in southern Africa dramatic political changes have transformed the investment mood for the better in the space of a year.
Mines chamber: We have a problem with the current minister
Fin24 – We need ethical leaders, people who stand for what is good and uphold what is good and who are also being transparent on issues,” he said.
Mining Indaba: Zwane puts brave face on ongoing conflict
Daily Maverick – If Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane is getting a lot of sleep at the moment, he must be a man of unusually thick skin.
South Africa’s 112 000 gold mineworkers earn R30bn yearly
Engineering News – Despite South Africa no longer being a significant producer of gold on a global scale, gold mining remained a key part of the South Africa economy by providing jobs for more than 112 000 people who earn R30 billion a year, Chamber of Mines of South Africa CEO Roger Baxter said on Monday.
Zwane takes thick-skinned approach to mining indaba
Sowetan Live – Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Monday spoke of good relations and positive meetings with global mining firms operating in South Africa‚ even as some delegates attending the 2018 Mining Indaba signalled they want him removed from the post.
A third of SA miners say no new investments in 2018 - survey
Eyewitness News – A third of South Africa’s largest mining companies are not considering any new investments in the sector in 2018 while one of them may even decide to pull out of the country, according to an industry survey unveiled by the Chamber of Mines on Monday.
“Tone deaf” Mosebenzi Zwane fails to read the room
Mining Review – In his keynote speech delivered at the 2018 Mining Indaba this morning, Minister Mosebenzi Zwane again failed to address the ongoing regulatory uncertainty bedeviling the South African mining industry.
SA mining talking to “certain ANC leaders” over Charter reform
Mining Mx – A little over an hour before mines minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, was expected to make his keynote address at the Mining Indaba, a conference in Cape Town, Chamber of Mines (CoM) CEO, Roger Baxter, laid into the minister’s department [of Mineral Resources] for forging ahead with the controversial Mining Charter last year.