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The exclusion of community representatives from the inaugural discussion about the mining charter that took place over the past weekend does not augur well for the charter's future, says Bench Marks Foundation...
The Bench Marks Foundation has welcomed the appointment of Gwede Mantashe as the minister of mineral resources, adding that he may be the right person to fully grasp the industry and its impacts and listen to the voice of civil society and communities' concerns...
Participation in an independent problem-solving service will help solve intractable conflicts of interest around the mining industry...
A leading non-government organisation today told mining bosses at the Alternative African Mining Indaba to change their attitudes and to shift their mind-sets and defensiveness...
Mining in Africa has reverted to the pre-independence days of colonialism in which legal regimes exist primarily to facilitate profit for mine owners, according to Dr Yao Graham, executive director of Third World Network in Ghana...
A unique platform for communities gathers tomorrow in Cape Town, determined to continue its quest for the parallel African Mining Indaba to hear the voices of civil society and people impacted and affected by mining...