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The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR)

2016-2-19 · The South African mining and minerals industry has played a key role in the country''s economic development, which has transformed South Africa into the most industrialised country in Africa. It has also been the principal driver of the current infrastructure network, which now underpins jobs in many other sectors. The South

GUIDE TO MINING REGIMES IN AFRICA

2019-12-10 · 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 purpose of the publication is to gain a better understanding of what makes up the various laws in each African jurisdiction.

LLM in the Law of Mineral and ...

2021-11-19 · Live. •. The NRF/DST SARChI Research Chair: Mineral Law in Africa offers a specialised LLM in the Law of Mineral and Petroleum Extraction and Use, in the Faculty of Law at the University of Cape Town. If you are interested in the regulation and operation of the mining sector, this programme is for you! It covers a broad array of topics, with ...

South Africa Mining and Petroleum Royalties

2016-9-21 · 1 The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act 28 of 2008 (the "Royalty Act") regulates the imposition and calculation of mining royalties. Mining royalties are deductible for income tax purposes. Basic Structure of Royalty Regime In South Africa the liability to pay mining royalties arises when mineral resources which have

Mining Law Jobs

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Mining & Mineral Processing

South Africa''s mining industry is the fifth largest globally in terms of gross domestic product (GDP). The mining sector contributed R356bn or 7.3% to South Africa''s GDP and accounted for 25% of the country''s total export earnings. Platinum, coal and gold are the three largest mining exports. In 2018, the mining industry contributed R93bn ...

South Africa''s parliament delays passing key mining law ...

2017-11-21 · South Africa''s parliament will miss a December target to pass changes to mineral resource laws, seen as key for greater investor certainty, a senior parliamentary official said on Tuesday.

CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA MINISTER …

2021-11-12 · to mine minerals on their land even though they had been doing so before the annexation. The community also lost the power to grant mining leases to outsiders, the power it had exercised between 1856 and 1910.10 8 Minister of Minerals and Energy v Agri South Africa [2012] ZASCA 93; 2012 (5) SA 1 (SCA) (Agri South

Prof Michael Dale | South Africa | Director | Global law ...

South Africa. T: +27 11 685 8702. Prof Michael Dale. vCard. Biography. Professor Doctor Michael Dale is a mining lawyer based in Johannesburg. He focusses on mining, minerals, natural resources, and energy and he heads the firm''s mining law team. His clients include major local and international mining houses and he has advised the mining ...

HOME | Mineral Law in Africa

2021-11-19 · The DST/NRF South African Research Chair: Mineral Law in Africa is seeking contributions to be published in a dedicated volume of the Mineral Law in Africa Occasional Papers, published by Juta. Mr Kennedy Chege and Dr Bernard Kengni of the MLiA Chair recently submitted commentary on the Draft Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Policy. The DST/NRF ...

Mining Law 2022 | Laws and Regulations | South Africa | ICLG

2021-9-13 · The mining industry in South Africa is administered by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE). There is also a Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate which falls under the DMRE. 1.3 Describe any other sources of law affecting the mining industry. The South African mining industry is predominantly regulated by the MPRDA.

South African mineral law: A historical overview of the ...

2018-8-2 · sole aim is to delve in the past of South African mining law to determine whether the fact that the State procured for its sole prerogative the discretion to regulate every aspect regarding the exploitation of South Africa''s minerals and petroleum, is indeed enigmatic and a novel concept in South African mineral law history.

"A legal analysis of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources ...

2017-11-16 · principal legislation governing mineral rights in South Africa was the Minerals Act, 19. which came in to effect in 1991. The MPRDA is amongst others to transform the mining and production industries in South African mineral resources. 20. 1.2 The problem stated. There is a general trend for mining companies not to contribute enough to the

Minerals and Migrants: How the Mining Industry Has …

Were South Africa suddenly to be bereft of its gold-mines, the effect upon its economic system would be catastrophic.?C. W. de Kiewiet A History of South Africa, Social and Economic, 19411 HOW MINING LAID THE FOUNDATIONS OF GROWTH AND APARTHEID For centuries, even before slavery drew merchant ships south, Africa was known to be a source of gold ...

Minerals and Mining Policy of South Africa: Green Paper ...

2021-11-21 · South Africa (along with the USA) is out of step with other major mining countries, where public ownership of mineral rights has led to successful exploration and mining industries. Private ownership of mineral rights suppresses exploration activity as well as the opportunity for alternative views to be taken of the economics of mining an ...

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

2  · Mining and mineral law in South Africa is both legally and administratively complex. Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr has an enduring and in-depth association with the mining industry and its M&A team has developed considerable experience and expertise in all …

Strategies to promote mineral exploration in South Africa

2021-11-11 · Mineral exploration is crucial for the long-term growth of South Africa''s mining sector, as well as to promote employment, fiscal revenue and foreign exchange earnings. Policies need to be ...

Nationalisation of mineral rights in South Africa

2021-2-16 · South African mineral law quite considerably. It abolished the existing mineral law, introduced a new system relating to the exploration and 1 28 of 2002. 126 2012 De Jure mining of minerals, and made special provision for the transition from the old to a new order. South Africa is a mineral rich country and probably a leading mining

A Minerals and Mining Policy for South Africa

2018-12-9 · minerals and mining policy in South Africa, was a document containing proposals that have been drafted after careful consideration of a very broad range of views. The submission of the document to the Minister of Minerals and Energy concluded the task of the Steering Committee.

Minerals Act 50 of 1991

2018-12-9 · South Africa, as follows:— ARRANGEMENT OF ACT ... Right to prospect and mine for and to dispose of minerals 6. Issuing of prospecting permit 7. Prohibition or restriction on prospecting on certain land 8. Prohibition on removal and disposal of minerals found during prospecting ... Deproclamation of land and continuation Of certain laws in ...

Mining in South Africa: overview | Practical Law

2018-10-1 · This article looks at mining investment, the legal system applicable to mining, various mining laws, mineral ownership in, different types of mining tenements available, rights of miners to access land against landowners'' rights, imposition of royalties and other taxes by the various levels of government, and rules and restrictions concerning foreign investment in South Africa.

The South African legislative framework for mine closure

2009-8-26 · The South African legislative framework for mine closure by E. Swart* Synopsis The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the current legislative framework for mine closure within South Africa as well as the new requirements in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002. The roles and responsibilities of

Mining & Mineral Law | LexisNexis SA

2021-11-9 · Mineral Law Service. Mineral Law Service is a subscription based product including both the printed loose-leaf and LexisMobile publications. Updates for 12 months (print and mobile) are included in the price. Publisher LexisNexis South Africa. Publication Language English. R2,348.20.

Mining and minerals in South Africa | Brand South Africa

2012-8-16 · Mining also provides the feedstock for about 94% of the country''s electricity generating capacity. The value of total sales increased by 24.8% to R302.2-billion ($37-billion) in 2010, and the three top-selling minerals – PGMs, coal and gold – accounted for 66.3% of total mineral sales. South Africa''s mineral reserves are well-mapped ...

Mining Law 2022 | Laws and Regulations | South Africa | ICLG

Mining Law - News & insights concerning mining laws in ...

South African Mineral and Petroleum Law | LexisNexis SA

South African Mineral and Petroleum Law is a subscription product. Print includes a mobile version and updates for 12 months (print and mobile) are included in the price. The South African Mineral and Petroleum Law is a detailed and comprehensive guide …

South Africa''s most commonly mined minerals

2016-9-6 · Platinum. South Africa is the largest producer of platinum in the world, having produced an excess of 163,000 kgs in 2010. The most important platinum mines are located in the Rustenburg area, also known as the Bushveld Igneous Complex. This area contains the world''s richest platinum reserves and accounts for 90% of the global platinum mining.

DMR > Mineral Policy & Promotion > Mine Environmental ...

To promote and regulate the minerals and mining for transformation, growth, development and ensure that all South Africans derive sustainable benefit from the country''s mineral wealth. The Department of Mineral Resources aim to formulate and implement policy to …

THE SOUTH AFRICAN LEGISLATIVE FRAME ViORK FOR …

2010-10-10 · 4.1 Constitution of Souh Africa, 1996 and common law Mines have to comply with the South African constitutional and common law by conducting their operational and closure activities with due diligence and care for the rights of others. Section 24(a) of …

Mining Law

 · Latest News about Mining Law. This topic incorporates articles relating to mining laws and regulations in South Africa, as well as the legal requirements affecting minerals and mining. The articles below also discuss the various regulations regarding the health and safety of miners and the environmental impact of mining.

High Court Ruling on Mining Charter 2018: "Once …

2021-9-23 · Once empowered [is] always empowered [after all] – this is the effect of the judgment handed down by the High Court, Pretoria on 21 September 2021 in the matter between Minerals Council of South Africa vs Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy and thirteen others [Case No.20341/19] (the "Judgment") in relation to the challenge to the Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter …

Mining rights and title in South Africa

2019-7-4 · 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 ...

THE LEGAL PITFALLS OF INVESTING IN MINING …

2017-7-2 · respectively,6 the South African Legislature played an active part in the development of Mining and Mineral law. The period before the Union of South Africa was characterised by the adoption of a plethora of legislation in the Cape Colony,7 Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek ( or Transvaal Colony)8,Orange River Colony and Natal Colony. The English