Thursday, May 24, 2018

LAST weekend’s talks on the Mining Charter, initiated by Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe, were quite robust. That should be no surprise to anyone. Our industry...

AS a trustee of one of the country’s major mining retirement funds, and as a trade union official who is often involved in retrenchment...

WHEN it comes to mining statistics of a negative nature they relate in the first place to the 82 mining deaths that occurred in...

THE pace of change in the global mining and metals space has accelerated. We used to talk about trends whereas now it’s about volatility....

IN a New Year’s message, Chamber of Mines CEO, Roger Baxter, said the Chamber had made progress in the battle against corruption and unethical...

THE mining industry is poised on a knife’s edge with its future largely dependant on what the ANC's newly installed management team does in...

IN a High Court decision handed down on 3 October 2017, Justice Meyer found in favour of the taxpayer, United Manganese of Kalahari Proprietary...

IT has been nearly five years now since the peak in the gold price at over $1,900 per ounce, which was followed by a...

ROYALTY agreements, and their legal cousins, streaming agreements, are set to become an increasingly popular mine funding mechanism, especially in times of legislative uncertainty...

SOUTH Africa mines minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, today briefed the Black Business Council on his vision for the Mining Charter claiming the document was a...