South African Mining 'In Crisis'

As a South African mining chief warned that the industry faces a crisis, hundreds of people from mining communities marched on the summit at which he spoke. And the country's mines minister told the meeting that mineral wealth has to be used to benefit the majority of the people.

  • South Africa:   Mining Faces Crisis, Says Industry Chief

    SAPA, 13 August 2014

    The mining sector needs to acknowledge it has a crisis on its hands, Chamber of Mines state intervention in the minerals sector (Sims) committee chairman Andile Sangqu said on… Read more »

  • South Africa:   Miners March on Summit

    SAPA, 13 August 2014

    Hundreds of people from mining communities marched on the mining lekgotla in Midrand, Johannesburg, on Wednesday, in protest over not being included in matters affecting the… Read more »

  • South Africa:   Mining Lekgotla Gets Underway

    SAnews.gov.za, 13 August 2014

    The Mining Lekgotla has officially kicked off at Gallagher Estate, with the gathering set to see many robust discussions on issues around transformation and the industry's role in… Read more »

  • South Africa:   Closer Government and Industry Engagement the Key to Beneficiation

    SAIIA, 13 August 2014

    The 2014 South African Mining Lekgotla will convene in Johannesburg, on 13-14 August. This comes against the backdrop of unresolved challenges in the mining sector, including the… Read more »

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