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Apr 11, 2014
Uranium
After initially acquiring a 49% interest in Umnex Minerals Limpopo (UML), base metals and uranium explorer URU Metals has completed the full acquisition of the group, making URU the new 100% owner of the 1.5-billion tonne Zebediela nickel project, in South...
Apr 08, 2014
President Jacob Zuma
Western Cape Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Minister Alan Winde on Tuesday slammed the passing of the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Amendment Bill through the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), calling for President Jacob Zuma...
Apr 08, 2014
JSE-listed Harmony Gold has reported that an employee was fatally injured at its Tshepong mine, near Welkom, early on Tuesday morning, after being inundated by ore in a centre raise. The company said investigations into the accident were under way, with all...
Mar 25, 2014
Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu
The office of the Auditor-General handed clean audit awards to three of the State-owned enterprises (SOE’s) reporting to the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) between the 2012 and 2013 reporting period at the department’s offices in Pretoria on Tuesday....
Mar 24, 2014
ASX-listed Mineral Commodities (MRC) on Friday officially opened its fully-funded $16-million Tormin mineral sands mine project, on the West Coast, which it claimed would inject more than R1-billion a year into the Western Cape economy over the next five years. The...
Mar 21, 2014
In his State of the Nation Address last month, President Jacob Zuma reiterated government’s belief that hydraulic fracturing (fracking) would be a game changer for the South African economy, while Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu announced in January that...
Mar 17, 2014
Trade union Uasa is satisfied with the level of attention South Africa’s water challenges are receiving from Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa and Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu. On Friday, acid mine drainage (AMD) pumps were inserted by the Department...
Mar 14, 2014
Following the recent pronouncement by Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu that the finalised technical regulations for petroleum exploration and exploitation, the so-called fracking regulations, will be published imminently, South Africa is one step closer to...
Mar 13, 2014
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Mar 04, 2014
Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa
Exploration for shale gas in the Karoo has taken another step, with the final regulations being consolidated, Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has revealed. “The Minister of Mineral Resources is now ready to consolidate. We’re looking at...
Feb 21, 2014
Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu
Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu on Friday denied encouraging platinum miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) to take legal action against the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU). Amplats on Sunday announced that it was suing AMCU for...
Feb 21, 2014
Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu
Illegal mining in South Africa was getting out of control with about 6 000 people estimated to be involved in the practice of illegal underground mining and another 8 000 in illegal surface mining, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu said on Friday. She pointed...
Feb 20, 2014
AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) would be willing to move on its wage demand of R12 500 for entry-level miners in the platinum sector, but only if the CEOs of the three platinum majors at which the controversial union was currently...
Feb 14, 2014
CoM president Mike Teke
The Chamber of Mines (CoM) on Friday reiterated its commitment to “putting South Africa first” as the mining sector played a "key role in realising growth". The chamber was responding to President Jacob Zuma's emphasis, during Thursday’s State of the Nation...
Feb 13, 2014
Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu
The multiple fatalities reported in separate incidents at four of Harmony Gold’s South African operations this year were a “major setback” for the mining industry, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu said this week. Speaking at the memorial service for...
Feb 13, 2014
Diversified miner and mining services provider Mineral Resources has reported record revenue and a 110% increase in earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation for the half-year to December. Revenue for the interim period was up 86.4% to...
Feb 11, 2014
Norman Mbazima
JSE-listed Kumba Iron ore produced and exported less in the 12 months to December 31 but this did not stop South Africa’s iron-ore major from raising its dividend on the back of a marked increase in earnings. Total production of iron-ore fell 2% to 42.4 million...
Feb 07, 2014
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) reiterated the need for increased beneficiation of South Africa’s minerals to create jobs and drive enhanced revenue creation. Speaking at an investment promotion workshop at the Investing in African Mining Indaba, in Cape...
Feb 06, 2014
Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu has confirmed that operations at Harmony Gold’s Doornkop mine will cease until the area has been declared safe for employees. This followed a 2.4 seismic event on Tuesday, which triggered a fall-of-ground accident and...
 
 
 
 
Feb 06, 2014
Eight of the nine workers who went missing after a rockfall and a fire at Harmony Gold’s Doornkop mine have been found dead. Rescue teams continued their search on Thursday for the ninth worker, who remained unaccounted for after a 2.4 seismic event on Tuesday...
Feb 05, 2014
Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu
Separating oil and gas from mining in the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Amendment Bill framework would be unwise, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu said in response to calls for this by Democratic Alliance shadow minister of mineral...
Feb 04, 2014
Webber Wentzel mining head Peter Leon
There were still serious problems with the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Amendment Bill still before Parliament, Webber Wentzel mining head Peter Leon said on Tuesday. The Bill is due to be sent back to the mining portfolio committee on...
Feb 04, 2014
Integrated manganese developer Kalagadi Manganese has secured a R2.2-billion ($202-million) loan from the African Development Bank for its mine, sinter plant and part of the proposed smelter complex. African Development Bank group CEO Haidara Alhassane announced on...
Feb 03, 2014
Africa's unmined metals and minerals lie waiting for investors, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu said on Monday. Speaking at the start of the African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, she called for greater investment in exploration by both local and international...
Jan 28, 2014
Australian Business Chamber of Commerce Southern Africa inaugural chairperson Michael Templeton
The Australian Business Chamber of Commerce Southern Africa (ABCSA) will deepen the bilateral relationship between Australian and the Southern African countries by providing a networking platform to develop their business activities and promote trade, said ABCSA...
Jan 27, 2014
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) is confident that it will be able to assist in resolving labour issues as the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), government Ministers and the three strike-hit platinum producers...
Jan 21, 2014
Dual-listed Forbes & Manhattan Coal has entered into an agreement with junior coal miner Ikwezi Mining for the acquisition of a portion of its mining right on the property known as Alleen No. 2, located adjacent to Forbes’ current Magdalena opencast operations, in...
Jan 20, 2014
Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu
ASX-listed Mintails on Monday confirmed that it had suspended its hard rock and openpit operations at its Krugersdorp mine while the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) investigated alleged noncompliance with the company’s mining right. Despite being accused of...
Jan 17, 2014
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Department of Mineral Resources- (DMR-) led preliminary investigation on Friday led to the suspension of ASX-listed Mintails’ Krugersdorp operations. Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu closed the company’s Princess pit in Kagiso after a review of the...
 
 
 
 
Jan 13, 2014
Generic Mining
ASX-listed Mintails has committed to further limiting the impact of its mining activities on local communities, while a task team has been established to determine the cause of damage to houses near the West Rand-based mine. Mintails said over the weekend that a...
Jan 09, 2014
Mining Resources Minister Susan Shabangu
The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) will appoint an independent team of technical experts to probe claims that the blasting activities of ASX-listed Mintails have damaged houses and roads and are jeopardising the health of residents of Kagiso, near the mine in...
Dec 12, 2013
South Africa’s Constitutional Court delivered its judgment on Thursday relating to the long-running mineral rights dispute involving the Sishen iron-ore mine, in the Northern Cape. The ruling, which is still being studied by the participants, has thrown up a...
Nov 29, 2013
Illegal mining has reduced drastically in Mpumalanga, the Free State and Gauteng since Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu established Illegal Mining Stakeholder forums in 2009; however, this practice still remains a threat within the South African mining...
Nov 25, 2013
Four illegal miners trapped in a mine near Robertville on the West Rand were rescued on Monday afternoon, paramedics said. "Rescue workers managed to reach them safely and they were removed from where they were trapped for the past three days in the old mine," ER24...
Nov 21, 2013
A radical overhaul of the State Diamond Trader was needed, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu said on Thursday. “We have to overhaul it and we have to be radical about it. We have to be ambitious in ensuring that it can serve the people of South Africa and...
Nov 19, 2013
Conditions in the diamond industry have been turbulent since the start of the global financial crisis in 2008 and the 2013 Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) plenary meeting, held in Johannesburg on Tuesday, held more significance than ever, as the work of...
Nov 18, 2013
The African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) broad-based black economic-empowerment (BBBEE) trust on Monday announced that it would be distributing another R26-million to support various community upliftment projects. Speaking at dividend distribution function, held in...
Nov 15, 2013
Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu expected the JSE listing of global diversified natural resources company GlencoreXstrata to mark the beginning of more high-quality inward listings on the local bourse. She welcomed the investment decision, saying it was a...
Nov 11, 2013
Kusile
Work has resumed at parastatal Eskom’s construction sites across the country, besides Ingula, following a temporary suspension of activities on November 1 to assess the safety conditions across all operations. Construction at Eskom’s Ingula underground...
 
 
 
 
Nov 08, 2013
Significant work remains to detail the complex geology of the Karoo and to identify all subsurface aquifers in the areas where shale gas exploration and production will occur to determine the potential risks, which will be regulated by the National Environmental...
Nov 07, 2013
The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE), a subsidiary of Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), has further expanded its board of directors with the appointment of South African Diamond and Precious Metals Regulator (SADPMR ) CEO Levy Rapoo and Zimbabwe Ministry of Mines...
Nov 01, 2013
Stans Energy Corp., announces that it is formally commencing an international arbitration action against the Government of Kyrgyzstan for its expropriatory and unlawful treatment of the Company in relation to the Kutessay II rare earth project. Since 2012, the Kyrgyz...
Nov 01, 2013
Anglo American chairperson Sir John Parker was shoulder to shoulder with South African President Jacob Zuma last week, digging the first spadeloads of a R20-billion ($2-billion) diamond investment at the Venetia diamond mine, in Limpopo province. Seated across the...
Nov 01, 2013
October saw the gazetting by the Department of Mineral Resources of the regulations set to govern exploration for and production of shale gas in the Karoo basin, and the public has been invited to comment on this sensitive issue.
 
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