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.


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Quarterly update

December 2017

A number of events in the next few months will inform the prospects of the country and the mining industry over the next several years. The five-yearly elective conference of the ruling African National Congress begins on 16 December and will have material impact on determining the quality of the country’s future leadership.

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Transformation continues

Transformation is a business imperative for the mining industry. The mining industry is committed to address the legacies of the past and to meaningfully contribute towards the promotion of an inclusive industry and economy. As such, the Mining Charter is a central instrument for achieving transformation.