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SA Delegation to Visit 2018 Eastern Economic Forum for First Time – Statement

Russia, November 15 – A delegation from South Africa that will include Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane and businesspeople will visit the Eastern Economic Forum in the Russian city of Vladivostok in 2018 for the first time, the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East said Wednesday.       “The […]

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‘I am not captured,’ insists South Africa’s Mineral Resources Minister

PARLIAMENT, October 18 – Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Wednesday again denied making any decision favouring the influential Gupta brothers, who are at the centre of state capture allegations, while at the same time not denying he’s met with members of the family and their associates. Zwane was answering questions by MPs sitting on […]

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Zwane urges development of more African geological surveys

JOHANNESBURG, October 9 – South African Minister of Mineral Resources, Mosebenzi Zwane, on Monday said that the limited knowledge of geosciences in Africa was thwarting appropriate steps to enable maximisation of development needed to transform the social and economic fabric of the continent. Zwane said that the role played by geological surveys to ensure enhanced development […]

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Num ‘notes’ setting aside of controversial mining charter by minister

JOHANNESBURG, September 14 – The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Thursday said it “notes” the undertaking by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane to the Chamber of Mines not to implement or apply the provisions of recently gazetted mining charter until the judgement of the review application set down. The review will be heard between 13 and 14 […]

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Zwane undertakes to halt Charter implementation until judgement on industry’s interdict

JOHANNESBURG, September 13 – The Chamber of Mines said on Wednesday that it has reached an agreement with the Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane that he will not implement the controversial 2017 Reviewed Mining Charter until judgement has been handed down in the Chamber’s urgent interdict. The Chamber said it had met with legal counsel representing Zwane […]

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Zwane to receive Kusasalethu mine seismic incident report

JOHANNESBURG, September 1 – Harmony Gold management is on Friday, expected to brief Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on the seismic incident a week ago, which killed five mineworkers at it’s Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville. The Chief inspector of mines and the department’s inspectors, who were part of the proto teams, are expected to present Zwane […]

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Chamber files replying affidavit in Mining Charter interdict application

JOHANNESBURG, August 18 – The Chamber of Mines filed its replying affidavit in the North Gauteng High Court on Friday, to support its interdict application which seeks to prevent government from implementing the 2017 Reviewed Mining Charter. This comes after mineral resources minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, last week filed his answering affidavit to oppose the Chamber’s application. […]

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Zwane insists Mining Charter targets are ‘realistic and achievable’

JOHANNESBURG, August 18 – Mineral resources minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Friday defended the controversial Reviewed Mining Charter, saying that it was his firm belief that the Charter would give “practical expression to the meaning of radical economic transformation”   Speaking at the Black Business Council business breakfast in Johannesburg, Zwane said the economy must undergo […]