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.
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.