recent South African miners' strike at Northam Platinum reinforced the belief that mining is a man's business This is however very far from the truth writes Thokozile Ruzvidzo as she explains how gender-related challenges hamper the progression of women in the sector – more so in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM)
Aug 16 2012The junior mining sector in South Africa was born of new legislation in the form of the Mining and Petroleum Resources Development Act of 2006 The law enforced a "use it or lose it" principle stipulating that mining rights not used by mining companies to exploit minerals in the ground would revert back to the state
Dec 23 2013But at a deeper level does South Africa afford sufficient protection to foreign investors who hold mining rights or intend to acquire such rights? The attractiveness of South Africa as an investment destination of choice for mining has seen a significant drop due to a number of factors
The old order mining rights had to be converted according to the renewal Top of Page 5 Is there any other non-mining legislation in South Africa that has relevance in the mining industry? Non-mining legislation but have relevance in the mining industry includes • The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa 1996
Employment Laws in South Africa South African labour legislation • Influenced internationally through the ILO (International Labour Organisation) division of United Nations South Africa is a member state of this organisation and has to adhere to certain criteria and uphold its principles
South Africa - South Africa - Segregation In the first two decades of the union segregation became a distinctive feature of South African political social and economic life as whites addressed the "native question " Blacks were "retribalized" and their ethnic differences highlighted New statutes provided for racial separation in industrial territorial administrative and
Private Company (Pty Limited) South Africa A Private Company (Pty limited) is treated by South African law as a separate legal entity and has to register as a tax payer in its own right A Private Company (Pty limited) has a separate life from its owners and is required by the The Companies Act No 71 of 2008 to perform rights and duties of
Nov 06 2013The MPRDA accordingly had a lacuna as it failed to regulate the position of historical mine dumps created by holders of so-called 'old order' or 'converted' mining rights The majority of the mine dumps which still dominant the South African mining landscape today are dumps created prior to the promulgation of the MPRDA
the issue of mining rights in areas covered by surface rights The maximum mining area that can be granted for a research or exploitation permit is 400km while the maximum mining area that can be held by one person and his or her affiliated companies is 20 000km Artisanal mining is reserved to Congolese nationals
South Africa - South Africa - Diamonds gold and imperialist intervention (1870–1902) South Africa experienced a transformation between 1870 when the diamond rush to Kimberley began and 1902 when the South African War ended Midway between these dates in 1886 the world's largest goldfields were discovered on the Witwatersrand
Property Rights and Rent Seeking in South Africa by John M Mbaku The maximum benefit payable to African pensioners was set less than one-third of the maximum payable to White pensioners The Act received a racism-influenced strong opposition from the National Party South African Law Reform Commission Act 1973 (Act 19 of 1973)
About applying for a mining right You need permission from the Department of Mineral Resources to mine minerals within a certain area This is granted by way of a mining right A mining right may not exceed a period of 30 years A mining right is granted if the mineral can be mined optimally
SAMRAD ONLINE is the South African Mineral Resources Administration System where the general public can view the locality of applications rights and permits made or held in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (Act 28 of 2002) (The MPRDA) and where applications in terms thereof can be submitted electronically
When it comes to the environmental management of sand mines the department of minerals and energy distinguishes between mining permits and mining rights Mining permits are issued to mines that occupy less than 1 5ha and only operate for a maximum
Oct 17 2018The following is required to apply for a Mining Right in South Africa as stipulated by the Department of Mineral Resources Details of the land or area Applicant's for a Mining Right must provide a plan as contemplated in regulation 2(2) of the MPRDA Mining work programme
Prospecting and mining rights in South Africa are granted in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act No 28 of 2002 for a fixed duration Prospecting rights are granted for a maximum period of 5 years renewable for a further single period not exceeding 3 years and mining rights are granted for a maximum period of 30 years renewable for further 30 year periods
GUIDE TO MINING LAW IN AFRICA 2015 Mining in Africa is an integral and important part of the continent's economy Many mining projects suffer extreme risks and difficult decisions and sound mining law is integral for an investment decision The basic essence of mining law in most African
Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa increased by 17024 ZAR Billion in the third quarter of 2019 Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa averaged 5791 31 ZAR Billion from 1985 until 2019 reaching an all time high of 52712 ZAR Billion in the second quarter of 2001 and a record low of -13910 ZAR Billion in the first quarter of 2015 This page provides - South Africa Foreign Direct
Human rights and environmental organisations have come out in support of the idea of no mining in fear of violation of human rights and the threat the mining will cause to the Environment The South African Human Rights Commission said it fully supports the ruling as it
Oct 05 20168 The human rights situation surrounding mining and coal-fired power in South Africa is dire We urge the Human Rights Council to recommend that South Africa take immediate steps to protect the rights of mining-affected communities including by prohibiting mining in areas and ways in which it would violate human rights or cause substantial harm
Jul 29 201510 things to know about South African private companies By Emma Forbes (UK) energy financial services mining real estate and activities impacting the environment) may require licences or other forms of authorisation In addition industry specific laws and regulation will apply to companies operating within those industries for example
The New Dirty War for Africa's uranium and mineral rights en fr Today Friday 5 February at 08 30 CET WikiLeaks releases a collection of documents that open up a corrupt multi-billion dollar war by Western and Chinese companies grab uranium and other mining rights in the Central African Republic (CAR) and escape paying for the environmental
You can find the most up-to-date minimum wage information for specific sectors and areas of South Africa on the MyWage website Minimum wage in South Africa foreign employees Sector-specific minimum wages for South African also apply to foreign workers The new national minimum wage applies to both South African nationals and foreign employees
access to mineral rights - the present South African mineral rights ownership system is seen by many as a major blockage in the development of small-scale mining access to finance - financiers are seldom willing to participate in small-scale mining ventures which often provide limited security and
The South African landscape is filled with mine dumps bearing testament to South Africa's rich mining heritage In laymen's terms the phrase 'mine dump' refers to an area where excess material containing forms of mineral(s) were left (either valuable or of no value to the miner) by the person who won the minerals from the earth in accordance with his/her right or entitlement to mine
Jun 11 2019Mining-technology profiles the top ten deepest mines in the world with seven of the deepest mines located in the West Wits region of South Africa Mining-technology profiles the top ten deepest mines in the world with seven of the deepest mines located in the West Wits region of South Africa
Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) Census 2021 Mini Test Phase 2 begins Fieldworkers from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will be collecting data from Special Dwelling Institutions (SDIs) the transients homeless and population in dwelling units from 15 February to 13 March 2020 during the Census 2021 Mini Test – Phase 2
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