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Bridgette Radebe

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

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...
30th January 2013
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In the nineties, South Africa solved its political problems through the Convention of a Democratic South Africa (Codesa). Some South Africans now, in the wake of the strident calls for the nationalisation of the South African mining industry,...
8th July 2011

‘Embarrassing' revised Charter ‘should be withdrawn' – KIO

South Africa's revised Mining Charter is an "embarrassment and should be withdrawn", says a report commissioned by the South African Mining Development Association (Samda). The leading Samda office bearers are Mmakau Mining's Bridgette Radebe and...
30th September 2010

Underperforming Marula platinum mine may close – Implats Video Available

The underperforming Marula platinum mine may be closed if it fails to return to operational profitability, Impala Platinum (Implats) CEO David Brown said on Thursday. Delivering 45% lower gross Implats profits of R9,8-billion, Brown said that the...
27th August 2009
Legislative Environment

Women fight for inclusion in BEE model Video Available

Sawima CEO Simangele Mngomezulu The empowerment of women in the mining sector is espoused by legislation. The Mining Charter, which outlines broad-based socioeconomic empowerment targets for the South African mining industry, states that stakeholders should aspire to a baseline...
10th April 2009

Mining bank needed to help juniors, says Samda's Radebe

Industry group the South African Mining Development Association (Samda) has called for government to create a "resources bank" funded by royalties that mining firms will pay under the Royalty Bill, which Samda chairperson Bridgette...
7th March 2008
Video Clips

Podcast - February 27, 2008 Audio Available

In this week’s podcast: Gold Fields could cut 6 900 jobs owing to the power crisis implications; Arm will interrogate some 20 other coal prospects to increase coal supplies to Eskom; and Pamodzi Gold chairperson Ndaba Ntsele says South...
27th February 2008
Real Economy Report

Real Economy Report Video Available

RER 3 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Our top stories this week: - This year will see very important developments regarding South Africa and Outer Space - Trevor Manuel announces a 50% deduction incentive for junior...
27th February 2008

Samda wants govt to set up ‘resources bank’ to help junior firms

South African Mining Development Association chairperson Bridgette Radebe Industry group the South African Mining Development Association (Samda) has called for government to create a "resources bank" funded by royalties that mining firms will pay under the Royalty Bill, which Samda chairperson Bridgette...
26th February 2008

Miners say they are moving ahead with SA investment plans, despite power constraints Video Available

Government and industry officials insisted on Tuesday that South Africa's current electricity supply catastrophe was only temporary, and that it would not deter potential future investments. Government said that the country was still open to...
29th January 2008

Coal major urged to sell export terminal allocations to black, junior producers

The outspoken president of the South African Mining Development Association (Samda) on Tuesday publicly appealed to mining giant BHP Billiton to sell as much as six-million tons of its South African coal export terminal capacity to black companies.
4th September 2007

Stakeholder group to meet next month on flow-through shares

The National Treasury-chaired working group looking into the viability of flow-through shares being introduced to South Africa would have a meeting on August 20, which could provide some clarity on the future of these shares in the country.
23rd July 2007
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