National Coal Strategy for South Africa
The Chamber of Mines Coal Leadership Forum commissioned a report to determine what needs to be done to increase the profile of the coal mining industry in the face of seemingly ineluctable negative public opinion around the use of coal in industrial processes.
WHAT IF? - MINING INVESTMENT IN SA IN AN IMPROVED POLICY AND REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT
The Chamber of Mines today published a report of the findings of an aggregated survey recently conducted amongst its members in an attempt to understand the investment and employment potential of the mining industry in the event of a return to better practice in policy, legislation and regulation formulation.
The MHSC Tripartite Principals Pledge
The Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC) Tripartite Principals Pledge (the Pledge) is a public commitment by all stakeholders in South Africa’s mining industry – Government, Organised Labour and Industry – to work together to achieve the ultimate goal of Zero Harm.
Renewable energy on mining impacted land: Building on the past for a greener future
On Thursday 17 March, Promethium Carbon, in cooperation with Harmony Gold, launched an online toolkit to facilitate the development of sustainable and bankable projects which will focus on generating renewable energy, rehabilitating mining impacted land and creating jobs.
Chamber of Mines response to EFF memorandum
The Chamber of Mines welcomes the opportunity to engage with all sectors of society that are engaging on the debates about the place of mining in South Africa’s future. There may sometimes be areas of disagreement, but we do believe that engagement on the basis of problem-solving with interested parties, and negotiation with parties with direct interests, such as trade unions, is the best basis for progress for our industry and our country.
Chamber Research Report on Progress on Ownership
The Chamber of Mines (Chamber) and its members, release findings of a comprehensive report which demonstrates the meaningful economic participation of HDSAs in the South African mining industry as per the ownership element of the Mining Charter. It is an aggregation of company information based on DMR submissions as at 31 December 2014.
What's in a fuel cell?
The global market for platinum is 7 million oz a year. Of this, 1 million oz is from the recycling of auto catalysts. The remaining 6 million oz is the result of mining, 90% of which is located in Southern Africa. A key development area for platinum is in fuel cells for the small and large-scale generation of electricity for mobile, stationary and portable applications.