Minerals Minister

Ramatlhodi welcomes Lonmin-Bapo BEE deal

Mineral Resources Minister Adv Ngoako Ramatlhodi has welcomed the agreement reached between Lonmin and the Bapo ba Mogale Community. Public voting The agreement, which will see the Bapo community become shareholders in the company, was concluded on...

Minerals Minister to issue EIAs in future

All mining-related environmental impact assessments (EIA) and waste licence authorisations will in future be issued by the Minister of Mineral Resources, according to Water and Environmental Affairs Minister, Edna Molewa. Speaking to members of...

Transformation talks heat up

South Africa’s mining industry transformation charter will be enforced by Government, which will go as far as revoking licences to force mining companies to comply with transformation mandates, stated Minerals Resources Minister, Ngoako Ramatlhodi...

Ramatlhodi welcomes Zuma’s address on mining

South African Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi welcomed the State of the Nation Address by President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday, relating to mining town housing and services. Zuma stated that Government would implement an undertaking that...

Task team assembled by Ramatlhodi

An inter-governmental task team  has been established by the Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi to mediate and find a resolution to the ongoing platinum strike. The inter-governmental technical team, consisting of representatives of the...