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Zuma backs Zwane on new Mining Charter

PARLIAMENT, June 22 – President Jacob Zuma on Thursday threw his weight behind the controversial revised Mining Charter published by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane. “Yes, I believe firstly, the minister gave the briefing and consultation, including the cabinet and what the minister is doing has been approved by the Cabinet,” Zuma said in the […]

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Speaker to decide on secret voting

Sello Theletsane The decision on whether a motion of no confidence in the President of the Republic of South Africa is to be held by secret ballot or not, was on Thursday placed in the hands of National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete, following a ruling by the Constitutional Court of South Africa. This ruling left many members of the opposition parties and […]

Business In The News South Africa

South32 awards R158mln coal contract to 100% black-owned company

JOHANNESBURG, June 22 – Diversified metals and mining company, South32 on Thursday awarded a three-year core mining contract worth R158 million to a Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment company, Modi Mining, at its Wolvekrans Middleburg coal mine in Mpumalanga. Modi Mining will work closely with the Wolvekrans mining and planning teams to plan and deliver […]