January 1, 1970

Govt blames dividends for mining jobs crisis

Multinational mining companies focus more on dividends to shareholders rather than on retaining employees, the Department of Mineral Resources has told Parliament. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Ekapa Minerals abandons part of its case against 'Zama Zama' miners

Ekapa Minerals has abandoned part of its interdict against ‘Zama Zama’ miners, calling into question the validity of the entire interdict. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Zwane: 'under-mapped' Africa needs more, better mineral surveys

The Mines Minister also said that multi-national companies were continuing to ‘grossly exploit’ Africa via tax avoidance schemes. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Zwane reopens one Bafokeng mine, shuts down another

The department of mineral resources has reopened Royal Bafokeng’s Rasimone south shaft in Rustenburg only to raid and shut down another of the company’s mines days […]