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We can’t afford another Marikana – lawyer

SA cannot afford another Marikana, as the shooting has created a plethora of problems for the economy, a legal expert said yesterday, according to a report on the Fin24.com site. Read More


Mining instability needs leadership

The instability in the South African mining sector can only be resolved with sound, accountable leadership by all parties, a mining expert said on Thursday. Read More


SA can’t afford another Marikana, says legal expert

South Africa cannot afford another Marikana, as the shooting has created a plethora of problems for the economy, a legal expert said yesterday. Read More


Transformation Indaba - Anglo American renders support

Anglo American’s commitment to concerted transformation, both within its own business and within broader South African society, resulted in the company supporting the 2012 Transformation Indaba. Read More


SA can’t afford another Marikana

South Africa cannot afford another Marikana, as the shooting has created a plethora of problems for the economy, a legal expert said on Wednesday. Read More


Leon rails against misunderstood mining charter

SOUTH Africa’s mining sector had placed too much emphasis on transformation of ownership to the detriment of other features of the mining charter such as procurement, and human resource management. Read More


Leon proposes employee codetermination at board level

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Post-Marikana, South Africa should consider adopting the two-tier German board system, which allowed for up to 50% worker representation on the supervisory board, Webber Wentzel Africa mining head Peter Leon said on Wednesday. Read More


Mining instability needs leadership

The instability in the South African mining sector can only be resolved with sound, accountable leadership by all parties, a mining expert said on Thursday. Read More


Leon rails against misunderstood mining charter

SOUTH Africa’s mining sector had placed too much emphasis on transformation of ownership to the detriment of other features of the mining charter such as procurement, and human resource management. Read More


Give workers stake in firms

South Africa should consider discarding social labour plans in favour of community development agreements, if the country wants to avoid labour unrest like in Marikana. Read More


Why BEE in mining industry isn’t working, and how to fix it

In a world in perpetual flux, there is no doubt that the only constant is change. As Robert Kennedy said, “[p]rogress is a nice word. But change is its motivator and change has its enemies.Read More


Mining needs ‘real’ BEE

Transformation of the mining sector as defined by the mining charter is not confined to ownership of the mines, an expert said today. Read More


SA cannot afford another Marikana

Pretoria – South Africa cannot afford another Marikana, as the shooting has created a plethora of problems for the economy, a legal expert said on Wednesday. Read More


Mining needs real BEE – expert

Transformation of the mining sector as defined by the mining charter is not confined to ownership of the mines, an expert said on Wednesday. Read More


New empowerment codes cause unhappiness

The one thing that has kept the government and the mining industry apart on transformation is the ambiguity of black economic empowerment (BEE) targets, including conflicting objectives and requirements from various government departments. Read More


Mining needs real BEE – Leon

Pretoria – Transformation of the mining sector as defined by the mining charter is not confined to ownership of the mines, an expert said on Wednesday. Read More


Violent strikes blamed on the mining charter

AN INCREASE in violent protests in South Africa has again put the spotlight on failed attempts to improve the lives of the poor after 18 years of democracy. Read More