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SOUTH AFRICA: Minerals Council, Sibanye condemn false Covid-19 reports

  • Date: 23-03-20
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Mining Weekly

The Minerals Council South Africa says it will provide a daily update on its website if and when incidents of Covid-19 are confirmed at its members’ operations.

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SOUTH AFRICA: State is considering 21-day lockdown to halt spread of Covid-19

  • Date: 23-03-20
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Business Live

Individuals would only be allowed to leave their homes under strictly controlled circumstances, such as buying food, seeking medical care or visiting a pharmacy

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SOUTH AFRICA: Minerals Council OF South Africa response to Covid-19

  • Date: 18-03-20
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Minerals Council

Johannesburg, 18 March 2020: The Minerals Council South Africa yesterday held a special board meeting on the COVID-19 challenges facing the mining industry, with a view to further developing strategies and responses to minimise the virus’s impact on the industry and its employees. Minerals Council CEO, Roger Baxter, notes that: “The mining industry’s preparedness plans are very far advanced, based on established risk-management principles, and are currently being implemented and amended as this

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SOUTH AFRICA: Implats boss describes AMCU’s under-fire Mathunjwa “extraordinary business partner”

IMPALA Platinum (Implats) CEO, Nico Muller, was the latest platinum group metal (PGM) executive to strike a conciliatory note in respect of Joseph Mathunjwa, president of the Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union (AMCU) which has long duelled with gold and PGM companies on wages and working conditions.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Amcu asked to explain salaries and services in financial statements

  • Date: 09-03-20
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Daily Maverick

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is once again under regulatory scrutiny. In a letter to the union from the labour department obtained by Business Maverick, it has been asked to clarify some eye-opening items in its 2018 financial statement.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Amcu finds itself in trouble once again and could be deregistered

Labour department questions union’s finances and the legitimacy of office bearers – it could face being deregistered if it does not shape up

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SOUTH AFRICA: Ramaphosa Unveils Overhaul of South African Energy Industry

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced sweeping changes to the nation’s electricity industry to address energy shortages and reduce reliance on debt-stricken state power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd.

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SOUTH AFRICA: AngloGold picks Harmony to buy South African assets

  • Date: 11-02-20
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Mining Weekly

JOHANNESBURG – AngloGold Ashanti has picked Harmony Gold Mining as the buyer for its last remaining South African operations, according to people familiar with the matter.

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