SA mining charter talks “flawed” and “limited”: Chamber of Mines
Mining Mx – Discussions regarding a fresh version of South Africa’s mining charter were “flawed” and failed to absorb industry concerns, said Roger Baxter, CEO of the Chamber of Mines.
Court criticises safety officials
Herald Live – In a scathing judgment, the Labour Court has overturned a safety stoppage at Anglo Gold Ashanti’s Kopanangmine and addressed the core concern mining companies have about the way the Department of Mineral Resources’ safety officials implement stoppages.
South Africa chamber of mines welcomes limit to power of inspectorate
Out-Law – A ruling by the Labour Court of South Africa has clarified the limit of powers held by government safety inspectors, the Chamber of Mines of South Africa has said.
Chamber welcomes judgment by labour court
Mineweb – To set aside Section 54 order at AngloGold’s Kopanang.
SA’s mining chamber says court decision limits power of safety inspectors
Moneyweb – The judge found that the blanket stoppage of the entire mine was disproportionate.
South Africa's mining chamber says court decision limits power of safety inspectors
CNBC AFRICA – South Africa's Chamber of Mines said on Tuesday that a Labour Court decision overturning a government-imposed safety stoppage at an AngloGold Ashanti mine placed limits on the power of state inspectors.
Banking Association is strongly opposed to debt relief — for several reasons
Business Day – The Banking Association SA has come out strongly against any relief being extended to the overindebted, saying this would undermine the fundamental principles underpinning the banking system.
Group’s innovators go fuel steam ahead
Business Day – Implats has ambitious plans for fuel cell technology, and Mark Smyth found it even operates a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.
Clean-up drive for SA’s precious water
IOL – Public and private organisations are working together to improve the quality of water in the country, with a specific focus on the mining industry.
DMR must be challenged, good governance must be assured
Engineering News – Mining has the wealth-generating potential to boost economies, but countries blessed with a mineral endowment must at least do their bit by assuring good governance.