Chamber of Mines welcomes release of State capture report
Mining Weekly – While the Public Protector's 'State of Capture' report comes to few formal conclusions, its recommendation that the matter is so serious and so significant that it needs to be handled by a formal and independently selected judicial commission of enquiry is to be welcomed, the Chamber of Mines (CoM) said in a statement on Thursday.
SA miners want “urgent intervention” to restore DMR integrity
Mining Mx – The Chamber of Mines has called for “urgent intervention” to restore the integrity of the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) which was implicated in the Public Protector’s report into state capture yesterday.
Chamber of Mines wants to restore integrity of DMR
Miningne.ws – The Chamber of Mines urgently seeks interaction with the Presidency and the ANC to discuss any material damage that the South African mining industry may suffer internationally in light of the “State of Capture” report, according to a statement released this afternoon.
Chamber of Mines supports ‘State of Capture’ inquiry
IOL – Johannesburg - Chamber of Mines president, Mike Teke, on Thursday welcomed the publication of the Public Protector's report on state capture, saying the Chamber supported the proposed commission of inquiry.
Chamber of Mines throws its weight behind proposed state capture commission of inquiry
CITIZEN – Teke said the chamber would seek urgent engagements with the Presidency and ruling African National Congress to consider the material damage caused.
Save SA: Top bosses take to the streets
IOL – Chief executives yesterday left the comfort of their air-conditioned offices to join religious groups, civil society and labour unions in the Save SA campaign aimed at holding the government accountable and advancing the country’s constitution.
Mining decline will continue unless new minerals Bill changed – Lorimer
Mining Weekly – The decline of South Africa’s mining sector will continue unless the new Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act Amendment Bill – passed by the National Assembly on Tuesday – is radically changed, says Democratic Alliance Shadow Mineral Resources Minister James Lorimer MP.
Mines funded 18‚000 students in five years‚ Fees Must Fall protesters told
Times LIVE – The Chamber of Mines on Tuesday spelled out the billions of rands spent on direct funding for university students by mining companies - in addition to the taxes and levies they paid to government and a tough economic climate.
Social programmes: Mining not on the money
Financial Mail – Mines spend R2bn a year with no discernible improvement in the lives of communities.
Holistic behavioural change needed to ensure mining safety
Mining Weekly – To integrate safety into a mining company’s work routine, a holistic approach is required, says gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti GM Francois Naude.