Please note: that the Chamber of Mines South Africa is developing a new website. Our aim is to deliver to you our valued clients, a cutting edge, interactive and easy to navigate website whilst giving you updated information on South African mining and the work of the Chamber and its member companies. Our new website will be live on the first week of May, and the old website will be discontinued. Our website address remains the same.
2012 was a watershed year for the South African mining industry. The incidents at Marikana and the subsequent strike action will forever be etched in our memories,a not only for the tragic loss of 44 lives, but also because they marked a turning point for the industry.
Johannesburg- After facilitation under the auspices of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation andArbitration (CCMA) the NUM, Solidarity and UASA today, 30 September accepted and signed the final offerstabled by the Coal Producers.
The average smart phone contains 16 grams of copper. There’s also silver, gold, palladium and platinum, ceramic magnetite switches containing rare earths. Then there’s indium, titanium dioxide and indium tin oxide. Feeling suitably edified?
We are pleased to announce that the Mining Lekgotla 2013 Exhibition will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa from 27-29 August 2013. The event is organized by the Chamber of Mines of South Africa in partnership with the Department of Mineral Resources and the National Union of Mineworkers.
Building on the success of the inaugural Mining Legotla in 2012 which attracted over 500 delegates, 45 exhibitors and partners in southern Africa, the Mining Lekgotla 2013 Exhibition will provide an unrivalled platform to engage with all stakeholders and enable your organization to showcase your innovative products and services to ALL delegates.
The Chamber of Mines of South Africa is a voluntary membership, private sector employer organisation founded in 1889.
The Chamber exists as the Principal advocate of major policy positions endorsed by the mining employers and represents these to various organs of South African national and provincial governments and to other relevant policy-making and opinion-forming entities, both within South Africa and abroad. The Chamber also works closely with the various employee organisations in formulating these positions where appropriate.