What the mines told Zwane...
Fin24 – The Chamber of Mines early this year agreed to a 29% black-ownership target for the industry – as long as the “once-empowered” principle was put into the mining charter.
[Listen] SA FM – Senior Executive: Modernisation and Safety at Chamber of Mines, Sietse van der Woude, about disruptive technologies disrupting change.
Chamber of Mines answers Minister Zwane
Times Live – The Chamber of Mines on Friday served a replying affidavit in the high court in Pretoria in response of Minister Mosebenzi Zwane’s earlier one in an interdict application against the implementation of the Reviewed Mining Charter.
Drawing parallels between 1985 and now
Fin24 – The Mining Charter announced on June 15 by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane showed “bad sense”.
SA’s massive investment boycott
The Citizen – The latest example is Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane’s efforts to destroy the mining industry through a combination of incompetence and malevolence.
Zwane used Charter to score political points - Mathunjwa
Fin24 – Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane’s Mining Charter was just an effort to score political points, said Joseph Mathunjwa.
Will SA pull a Zuma, and dodge a downgrade from Moody’s?
Business Day – SA could escape a further slide to junk status on Friday in the same way the nation’s leader, Jacob Zuma, defeated a parliamentary rebellion and clung onto power — comfortably but not without some sweating.
Worst is still to come in mining sector, warns union
Business Day – High input costs and the fluctuating rand are weighing on mining and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has warned of more retrenchments across the sector because of the government’s lack of focus.
Mathunjwa: Zwane's lack of leadership has affected working class
Eyewitness News – Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) President Joseph Mathunjwa says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane hasn't given much direction since he was appointed and fighting job cuts is now imperative.
Series of blunders making the mining sector bleed
Legal Brief – Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane suffered another setback when he was forced last week to backtrack on his plan to implement a moratorium on the processing of any new applications for prospecting and mining rights.