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Women need to put change in motion

By: Nica Schreuder     4th August 2017 To change the attitudes towards women working in the mining industry, women need to abandon their ‘victim’ mentality to affect empowerment, says Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) president-elect Sehliselo Ndlovu. “Women need to understand the company culture and the... 

Black Business Council throws weight behind draft Mining Charter

By: Ilan Solomons     27th May 2016 The Black Business Council (BBC) national council has reaffirmed its support for the draft amended Mining Charter as the council said it had eliminated the issue of ‘once empowered always empowered’ from the charter. BBC CEO Mohale Ralebitso said that the ‘once empowered always empowered’... 

Mosebenzi Zwane is new Mineral Resources Minister 

By: Martin Creamer     23rd September 2015 Mosebenzi Zwane is South Africa’s new Mineral Resources Minister in a Cabinet reshuffle that saw Ngoako Ramatlhodi’s 16-month spell come to an abrupt end. Chamber of Mines of South Africa president Mike Teke and CEO Roger Baxter said in a statement on Wednesday that the chamber looked forward to... 

Radebe calls for urgent stop to transfer pricing by mining companies

By: Ilan Solomons     18th September 2015 There is an urgent need for government to stop the practice of transfer pricing in the mining industry and ensure compliance with the Mining Charter, states black-owned mining company Mmakau Mining executive chairperson Bridgette Radebe. Transfer pricing is used to describe arrangements involving... 


By: Martin Creamer     24th October 2014 Many viewpoints are pressuring new Minerals Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi, who is tasked with piloting amended minerals legislation through Parliament. The oil and gas lobby has personally convinced him that hydrocarbons legislation should be hived off separately from the Minerals and Petroleum... 

Zuma must not sign mining Bill – Bridgette Radebe

By: Sapa     16th October 2014 Mining magnate Bridgette Radebe has asked President Jacob Zuma not to sign the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act Amendment Bill into law, she said on Thursday. Radebe told the Cape Town Press Club the SA Mining Development Association (Samda), of which she is president, made the... 

South Africa in need of Canadian-type junior boosting – Samda

By: Martin Creamer     30th January 2013 The introduction of a flow-through share scheme of the kind adopted in Canada should be reconsidered in South Africa to boost junior mining, South African Mining Development Association (Samda) president Bridgette Radebe said on Wednesday. Radebe told the IHS McCloskey South African Coal Exports... 


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