Friday, June 22, 2018

THE recent judgment in the court case between the Chamber of Mines and the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) over the once-empowered, always-empowered principle...

THE first report back from the stakeholders negotiating the Mining Charter is due on April 10 so it's probably worth setting down some preliminary...

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...