Minerals Council News

'Land seizures won't happen' - expert

The Minerals Council, which represents mining companies in South Africa, gave a cautious welcome to Ramaphosa's words, but said radical land reform posed the risk of scaring off investors.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 11, 2019

SA's tough choice: Land redistribution or mining investment?

The Minerals Council, which represents mining companies in South Africa, gave a cautious welcome to Ramaphosa's words, but said radical land reform posed the risk of scaring off investors.

EWN , South Africa Feb 9, 2019

Northam Platinum expecting profits to soar to record R1bn

The Minerals Council said this week that the National Platinum Strategy for South Africa developed by the Platinum Leadership Forum aimed to address the current crisis.

IOL , South Africa Feb 8, 2019

All hail Ramaphosa's 'New Dawn'

The Minerals Council SA, which represents 80 percent of the country’s mining industry, commended Ramaphosa’s move to assure investors of the government’s commitment to creating an enabling environment for investment in mining.

IOL , South Africa Feb 6, 2019

SA economy benefited from Platinum Group Metals' R1.2 trillion

The media briefing was hosted by the Minerals Council, led by chief executive Roger Baxter, and Anglo American Platinum chief executive, Chris Griffith.

IOL , South Africa Feb 6, 2019

#MiningIndaba: Industry welcomes Ramaphosa's assurances on enabling environment

Minerals Council of South Africa CEO, Roger Baxter.

IOL , South Africa Feb 6, 2019

Eskom's tariff hike to hit-hard on mining sector

Minerals Council of South Africa CEO, Roger Baxter.

IOL , South Africa Feb 5, 2019

#MiningIndaba: Minister Mantashe sets positive tone at Indaba

In his first year as minister, Mantashe has already taken some constructive actions, including re-establishing a positive relationship with the Minerals Council, rapidly revising certain policies and taking the contentious MPRDA Amendment Bill off the table.” Content supplied by Webber Wentzel.

IOL , South Africa Feb 4, 2019

SA miners to review construction of tailings dams after Brazil disaster

JOHANNESBURG – The Minerals Council South Africa on Thursday said local miners would be reviewing their tailing storage facilities construction, maintenance and operating protocols following the collapse of the tailings dam at Brumadinho in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.

IOL , South Africa Jan 31, 2019

South African miners want restructuring of power firm Eskom

“Most countries we compete against have electricity supply industries where generation is competitive, there is a state transmission company and some competition in distribution,” Roger Baxter, chief executive of South Africa’s Minerals Council, an industry lobby group, said.

Reuters , Africa Jan 30, 2019