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Mosebenzi Zwane, Mineral resources minister
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Mineral Resources Dept. threatens to suspend issuing mining rights

The Department of Mineral Resource Department intends to suspend the granting of applications for prospecting and mining rights as well as any renewals pending a court case to review new mining laws, the Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane said on Thursday. “The moratorium would ensure that any applications … are concluded in terms of the […]

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Chamber of Mines takes the revised mining charter to court

The Chamber of Mines has applied to a high court for an interdict to prevent the implementation of a new charter which requires at-least 50% black representation on Board Level, 25% of which must be black females; at an executive/top management level and 30% black ownership. “The vast and systemic damage which the publication and threatened […]