In its current form, the DMR’s charter will jeopardise the viability of an industry that is already under significant economic pressure, an industry that contributes significantly to transformation, and an industry which contributes overwhelmingly to the economy of South Africa.


This website supports and promotes the South African mining industry and provides resources for teachers and learners to reinforce, enhance and extend learning.

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Special feature

Facts and Figures 2017

Chamber of Mines chief economist, Henk Langenhoven, and his team have compiled the Facts and Figures 2017 document to showcase the mining industry and to provide some insight into what the numbers mean for our country and the future of our mining industry.