The mining industry in South Africa is administered by the Department of Mineral Resources, the head officeof which is situated in Pretoria South Africa and each of the nine regions of South Africa have regional officesof the Department of Mineral Resourc There is also a Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate which falls under the
Sep 23, 2019· An overview of legal and practical considerations surrounding mining rights and title in South Africa, including the extent of state control, renewal and transfer of licences, and protection of .
Apr 16, 2019· (Johannesburg) – Community activists in mining areas in South Africa face harassment, intimidation, and violence, the Centre for Environmental Rights, groundWork, Earthjustice, and Human Rights .
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
Apr 16, 2019· Interview: The Dangers of Opposing Mining in South Africa Left Destitute and Sick, Communities Defy Police Abuse and Threats to Assert their Rights
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
IntroductionrnThe Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 ((MPRDAA) came into force on 1 May 2004 and ushered in a new regime for the exploitation of mineral and petroleum resources in South Africa In line with this new regime, all rights to minerals and petroleum resources issued under the MPRDA are suitably referred to as new order rightss rnrn
Mining in South Africa was once the main driving force behind the history and development of Africa's most advanced and richest economy Large-scale and profitable mining started with the discovery of a diamond on the banks of the Orange River in 1867 by Erasmus Jacobs and the subsequent discovery and exploitation of the Kimberley pipes a few years later
On 27 March 2019, the Minerals Council of South Africa instituted judicial review proceedings against the Minister and the DME and requested the High Court to review and set aside certain onerous provisions of Mining Charter III such as: (i) the ownership obligations in respect of the renewal and transfer of existing mining rights; (ii) the .