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Chamber of Mines rebrands to Minerals Council

The Chamber of Mines has reinvented itself as the Minerals Council South Africa to align with its vision for the future...

21 hours ago

Turning mining into a sunrise industry

President Cyril Ramaphosa's comment that the South African mining sector is a sunrise sector has given the industry..

By Keith Fenner 2 days ago

Sarb approves Sibanye Lonmin deal

The South African Reserve Bank has approved Sibanye-Stillwater's proposed acquisition of Lonmin, which was announced on 14 December 2017...

17 May 2018

Mantashe promises Mining Charter soon

The Department of Mineral Resources is working towards finalising the Mining Charter after receiving input from stakeholders in the industry...

15 May 2018

How children are lured into mining

A new report has revealed how children as young as seven years of age are lured into small-scale mining activities in the country...

By Syriacus Buguzi 11 May 2018

How to ensure communities living near mining activities get a better deal

The South African government and the Chamber of Mines are in the process of formulating a new Mining Charter. The charter serves as a blueprint for transforming the mining industry. Its primary aim is to benefit people who were disadvantaged under colonialism and apartheid...

By Ross Harvey 9 May 2018

FNB Mining Towns House Price Indices growth rates slow

The FNB Mining Towns House Price Indices growth rates have slowed in recent quarters...

By John Loos 8 May 2018

De Beers reports significant increase in diamond production

Diamond group De Beers has reported that its total production increased by 15% to 8,5 million carats during the first quarter of this year...

By Rebecca Campbell 8 May 2018

SA mourns mining disaster deaths

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his sadness at the death of seven workers at Sibanye-Stillwater's Driefontein mine near Carletonville on the West Rand...

7 May 2018

UPDATE: Sibanye-Stillwater rescue operation

Ten of the 13 employees who were trapped following a seismic event (measuring 2.2 on the Richter scale) yesterday, at Sibanye-Stillwater's Masakhane mine, Driefontein operations, have been rescued...

4 May 2018

Tanzania's new mining laws signal sweeping changes

Three new laws, enacted by the country's national assembly in July 2017 under a certificate of urgency, will have a profound impact on Tanzania's resources sector...

By Peter Leon 4 May 2018

Suppliers from around the world sign up for West Africa's premier mining and power expo

Ghana's capital Accra will be the focus for the region's mining sector attracting government and industry leaders from across the continent to WAMPEX 2018...

Issued by dmg events Africa 3 May 2018

Groundbreaking settlement in silicosis/TB class action

In the first class action settlement of its kind in South Africa, an agreement has been reached in the silicosis and tuberculosis case after three years of extensive negotiation.

3 May 2018

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