The South African government can amend its legislation if a court ruling proves the 'once-empowered, always-empowered' principle is supported in the charter.
South Africa's mining sector has lost ground in its ability to attract international investment, but tripartite cooperation can restore our fortunes.
Mining firms have no option but to lock their black partners into BEE structures which in turn limits the scope for real empowerment.
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...
It may sound bloody-minded, but now is the time to back mining whilst tomorrow's supply deficit is being written today, says MSA Group MD, Keith Scott.
The modern gold mining company should have small, properly incentivised management teams with a handle on costs, and debt and capital allocation.
Industrial companies innovate constantly and assume lower prices will prevail in future. Mining companies used to operate like that. Now they have to again.
ON 19 July 2017, the South African Minister of Mineral Resources published a notice in the Government Gazette inviting interested parties to make submissions...
Instead of trying to protect political careers, it would be better to tackle the root causes of the Marikana atrocity identified in the Farlam Commission's report.
Stephen Meintjes, an analyst at Imara, calls for mining taxes to be replaced by a system of natural resource rentals.