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DMR Responds to Minerals Council on Mining Charter

DMR Responds to Minerals Council on Mining Charter


Department of Mineral Resources 28 March 2019 The mineral resources department has announced its intention to oppose the application filed by the Minerals Council for a judicial review of the…

DMR Draws Up Reviewed Housing and Living Conditions Standard


Department of Mineral Resources 26 March 2019 A Reviewed Housing and Living Conditions Standard for the mining industry has been drawn up. The mineral resources department published the Draft Reviewed…

2018 Mine Health and Safety Statistics Released


Department of Mineral ResourcesThe mineral resources department will continue to engage with mining companies in 2019 and beyond to discuss strategies to prevent fatalities, injuries and disease in the local…

Mining Leadership Compact Signed


Department of Mineral ResourcesA Mining Leadership Compact has been signed.The mineral resources minister, Gwede Mantashe, announced the signing during an address at a meeting of the Mining Leadership Forum in…

Upstream Petroleum (Oil and Gas) Bill Under Development


Department of Mineral ResourcesThe mineral resources minister, Gwede Mantashe, has reiterated that a Draft Upstream Petroleum (Oil and Gas) Bill is in the process of being developed.The minister was speaking…

Draft Bill to Govern Oil and Gas Sectors in the Pipeline


Department of Mineral ResourcesA draft bill to govern the oil and gas sectors is under development.The mineral resources minister, Gwede Mantashe, revealed this during an address at the annual IHS…

Implementation Guidelines for Mining Charter in Place


Department of Mineral ResourcesImplementation Guidelines for the Mining Charter were published in December 2018.The mineral resources department published the guidelines in Government Gazette 42122.The Mining Charter 2018 was released in…

Mine Health and Safety Under the Spotlight


Department of Mineral ResourcesAll mining companies and workers are encouraged to work safely and apply zero tolerance on substandard work and conditions.The mineral resources department announced this in a statement…

Mining Charter 2018 Released


Department of Mineral ResourcesThe Mining Charter 2018 has been released.In a statement, the mineral resources department described the release of the Charter as the "culmination of seven months of intensive…

DMR Amends Explosives Regulations


Department of Mineral ResourcesNew regulations relating to competent persons for explosives have been drawn up.The mineral resources department published the amended regulations in Government Gazette 41904 in terms of the…