Amendments to the MPRDA would be ratified by the national assembly from February, said mines minister Susan Shabangu.
Deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe has urged mining companies to allow migrant workers to return to home more frequently.
MINING minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, has caused significant damage to South Africa’s economy with the release of a new draft Mining Charter, said a senior...
Police have arrested 358 illegal miners at Aurora Empowerment System's Grootvlei mine after a shootout at an abandoned shaft.
BHP Billiton has moved a step closer towards an estimated $20bn to $30bn expansion of its Olympic Dam copper and uranium mine.
Newcrest Mining has put work at its Bonikro gold mine in Ivory Coast on ice and moved mine management to Ghana amid election tensions in the region.
The draft Minerals and Petroleum Resources Amendment bill included worrying levels of ministerial discretion and included unnecessary changes, legal experts say.
SOUTH Africa's Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) confirmed Des van Rooyen had been nominated acting mines minister whilst incumbent Mosebenzi Zwane attended to business...
Anglo American is mulling a $10bn to $15bn expansion of its coal operations in Australia's Queensland state despite plans for "unfair" taxes on miners.
A JV between Anglo American and cement maker Lafarge will damage competition in the British market for construction materials, says the Competition Commission.