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Blanket approval of Africa’s artisanal mining to be resisted owing to...

ARTISANAL and small-scale mining provides a living to millions of people in Africa, but there cannot be blanket approval of the sector when it...

SA Govt nowhere near getting new cadastral system for minerals, concedes...

THE South African mining industry is nowhere near getting a new cadastral system, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) said on the...

Baxter queries SA’s Fraser Institute ranking as Minerals Council members not...

SOUTH Africa’s ranking in the bottom ten of the world’s mining destinations was neither correct nor fair, according to Minerals Council CEO Roger Baxter...

South Africa weighing ban on scrap metal exports to curb infrastructure...

PRAVIN Gordhan, South Africa's minister of public enterprises, said the export of scrap metal ought to be halted for a period in order to...

Sibanye-Stillwater says mining sector must compenstate for SA Government weaknesses

NEAL Froneman, CEO of Sibanye-Stillwater, said it was critical that South Africa's private sector increased efforts to support communities living near its mines as...

Minerals Council SA questions “quality” of Government’s minerals exploration masterplan

THE Minerals Council South Africa questioned the government's exploration strategy document published earlier this week saying it contained changes to an earlier draft that...

SA Govt calls on mining firms for partnerships as targets $900m...

SOUTH Africa's Department of Mineral Resources & Energy (DMRE) today published a five year exploration strategy of how it intends to achieve previously stated...

Women don’t feel safe underground in SA mines. – Amplats’ Viljoen

WOMEN don't feel safe working underground in South African mines, said Bloomberg News reporting the comments of Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) CEO, Natascha Viljoen. Speaking at...

Mantashe abandons promises on SA’s new minerals cadastre saying it’s “a...

THE fact that South Africa still did not have a suitable mining cadastral system in operation a year after he had given his department...

Sanctions not expected to extend to Russian PGM exports, says SFA...

EXPORTS of platinum group metals (PGM) from Russia have not been blocked by international sanctions so far and are not expected to be affected...