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  • Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations South Africa ICLG

    09-10-2020· Before mining may commence, an applicant must obtain a mining right or mining permit in terms of the MPRDA, as well as an environmental authorisation in terms of NEMA. A mining right may be granted for a period of up to 30 years, and renewed for further periods, each of which may not exceed 30 years.

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  • Apply for a mining permit South African Government

    If you want to conduct mining operations you need to obtain a mining permit from the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE). No person is allowed to mine without a mining permit. Mining permits are not transferable.

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  • Gold Mining Minelab South Africa

    In South Africa, Prospecting for and Mining of Gold are Illegal practices if not duly authorised and licensed by the South African Government, Department Mineral Resources and Energy. For more info and to apply for Prospecting/Mining Rights visit: https://gov.za/services/mining-and-water/apply-prospecting-right

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  • Minerals and Mining Policy of South Africa: Green Paper

    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 unexploited ore body.

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  • Assessment of statutory equipment compliance for South

    This project reviews how the maintenance of statutory equipment is scheduled, inspected and reported in South African mines with the aim to develop a conceptual centralised database system for the maintenance of statutory equipment in terms of scheduling, inspection and reporting. During an incident at the Elandsrand mine (Harmony Gold) in October

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  • Mining-relevant legislation South African National

    Applying the law (as a minimum requirement) is one of the six principles outlined in the Mining and Biodiversity Guideline that should be applied towards good decision making when addressing biodiversity issues and impacts in a mining context. South Africa has sound environmental legislation aimed at achieving sustainable development, including laws that support public participation, impact

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  • 4th Edition Werksmans

    There are no requirements for foreign ownership by indigenous persons or entities in entities holding prospecting rights or mining rights in South Africa. However, there is a requirement that at least 26% of the attributable units of production of prospecting or mining projects should be held by historically disadvantaged South Africans.

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  • State of Mining in Africa Striking a balance

    Law in Africa” Mining secretary through his position as the chair-man of the Southern and Eastern Africa Mineral Centre (SEAMIC) is pushing for reforms that will see East African countries embrace one legal framework and a standard approach to paying out royalties Minister of Energy has plans to review the mining law and regulations by 2015

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  • South Africa grants 36 new mining licences

    11-05-2015· South Africa grants 36 new mining licences. 11 May 2015. Share on Facebook. “I am aware that wage negotiations are currently underway within the gold sector and urge stakeholders to draw lessons from experience and avoid a repeat scenario. To be updated on Brand South Africa news and events join our media list.

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  • CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL MINING & MINERALS

    Chambers Global 2012–2016 ranked Allan in Band 3 for energy & natural resources: mining. The Legal 500 EMEA 2020 recommended him as a leading individual for mining. From 2011–2019, it recommended him for mining. Allan was identified as a leading lawyer by Who’s Who Legal: Mining for 2018–2019. Allan is one of the leading advisers to the South

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  • SABS MINING & MINERALS STANDARDS &

    The braking performance of trackless mobile mining machines Part 1: General requirements. SANS 1589-6. The braking performance of trackless mobile mining machines Part 6: Self-propelled road-going vehicles modified for mining use. SANS 1589-2.

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  • Mining and your Community: Know your Environmental Rights

    • Mining will often involve activities governed by the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (NEMA). NEMA is administered by the Department of Environmental Affairs. Mining can only take place on land that is zoned for mining. Each province has different town planning and zoning laws and these fall outside the ambit of this guide.

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  • THE SOUTH AFRICAN LEGISLATIVE FRAME ViORK FOR MINE

    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 Government, the mining industry and other stakeholders and confusion caused are

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  • Resource Centre Department of Mineral Resources

    ARP1717:2017 Regulatory requirements for the approval of detonators, initiators and initiation systems used in mining and civil blasting applications 2016 Publication of and invitation to comment on the Draft African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation Bill (GG 39615)

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  • PREFERENTIAL PROCUREMENT POLICY POLICY FOR THE

    In the case of AngloGold Ashanti’s South African operations, local shall mean, as per provisions and intent of the Mining Charter: In the first instance procurement within the South African National Borders, In the second instance procurement within the Provincial Borders in which the Mines operate,

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  • Department of Mineral Resources Last day for Mining

    The purpose of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002, (Act No 28 of 2002) (MPRDA) is amongst others to transform the mining and production industries in South Africa. In order to ensure effective transformation in this regard, the Act requires the submission of the Social and Labour Plan as a pre-requisite for the granting of mining or production rights.

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  • Mining industry of South Africa Wikipedia

    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. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton

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  • The Role of Illumination in Reducing Risk to Health and

    The primary output of this project is a self-contained set of recommendations for the gold and platinum mining sectors based on: • Accepted ‘best practice’, both within South Africa and internationally; and • Comprehensive underground observations of current visibility and lighting conditions

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  • Methods of Gold Mining Geology In

    Other gold mines use underground mining, where the ore is extracted through tunnels or shafts. South Africa has the world's deepest hard rock gold mine up to 3,900 metres (12,800 ft) underground. At such depths, the heat is unbearable for humans, and air conditioning is required for the safety of the workers. The first such mine to receive air conditioning was Robinson Deep, at that time the deepest mine in the world for any mineral. By product gold mining

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  • | Ministry of Mines and Mining Development

    Legal. Instant (over the prospecting Services. counter) licence (IV) Exclusive • 65 000ha. All except Coal. Any person President. 3 months. Initial period of 3. Prospecting • Any defined Corporate body years. Order. area (including Renewable for a (VI) Reserved) maximum period of of 3 years. Mining. Amalgamation. All Holder of RRRRRRRRRrereregistered mining location; Mining. 3 months

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