Eskom tariff hike: Job losses loom large
Fin24 – Massive job losses await South Africa if Eskom’s requested tariff hike is granted, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has heard at hearings.
Court lets groups have a say on charter
Business Day – The Chamber of Mines suffered a setback in its efforts to review and set aside the third iteration of the Mining Charter after it failed to block three community and environmental groups from joining its court battle against Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane and the Department of Mineral Resources.
SA mining industry HDSA ownership well above Charter targets in 2016
Mining Review – Ownership of the South Africa mining industry by HDSAs stood at 39% in 2016 which is significantly above the Charter target of 26%.
Watershed court showdown looms for mining sector
Business Day – The first of two legal showdowns between the Chamber of Mines and the Department of Mineral Resources starts in the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday over the interpretation of clauses around ownership in the first two mining charters.
BEE 'top-up' provision in Charter could steer away investors - Chamber of Mines
Fin24 – A provision in the disputed 2017 Mining Charter which requires holders of mining rights to top up the black ownership of its mines to 30% if it falls short, could steer away investment, a court has heard.
5FM Drive show: Roof top garden on top of the Chamber of Mines building
5FM Drive show – 5FM – Thando Thabooty Drive Show - Roof top garden on top of the Chamber of Mines building.
Shedding past while tackling present
Engineering News – A collective national vision, which must be viable, inclusive and transformative, is urgently needed to unleash mining’s latent ability to energise the entire South African economy.
Digitalisation for more productive mines
EE publishers – With the aim of connecting with customers and generating change in the local mining industry, Siemens recently hosted a Mining Technology Day at the Capital Moloko hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg.
Shared vision needed for mining to boost entire economy – Mgojo
Engineering News – A collective national vision, which must be viable, inclusive and transformative, is urgently needed to unleash mining’s latent ability to energise the entire South African economy, Chamber of Mines president Mxolisi Mgojo said on Tuesday.
Johannesburg has a new roof-top farm – with 100 more on the way
business Tech – The Urban Agriculture Initiative has officially opened its first roof-top farm – situated on top of the Chamber of Mines in the heart of Johannesburg.