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  • History

    From the mid-1800s, the Voortrekkers coalesced in two land-locked white-ruled republics, the South African Republic (Transvaal) and the Orange Free State. The mineral revolution. South Africa's diamond mining industry dates back to 1867, when diamonds were discovered near Kimberley in what is today known as the Northern Cape.

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  • Xolobeni mining ruling compromises the state

    LAND. Many of South Africa's mineral resources are found on communally owned and subject to customary law. As such, the discourse on land in South Africa is characterised by tensions between communities who hold informal land rights; the state, which is empowered to award mining rights; and those who seek to exploit the land and its mineral

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  • The Marikana Massacre: A Historical Overview of the Labour

    The Marikana Massacre: A Historical Overview of the Labour Unrest in the Mining Sector in South Africa Chitja Twala University of the Free State, effort to bring about equitable reform, the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 28 of 2002 (MPRDA) was promulgated.

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  • White South Africans

    White South Africans are South Africans descended from any of the white racial or ethnic groups of Europe and parts of the Middle East. In linguistic, cultural and historical terms, they are generally divided into the Afrikaans-speaking descendants of the Dutch East India Company's original settlers, known as Afrikaners, and the Anglophone

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  • What are environmental regulations on mining activities

    Government-approved permits are required for all new and ongoing mining operations, including exploration activities. This permitting process ensures that environmental standards are maintained from the beginning to the end of mining and metal production operations.

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  • Solving South Africa's violent and costly Zama Zama p

    The Minerals Council South Africa estimates lost sales, taxes and royalties of R21-billion a year through illegal mining. ENACT research indicates that Zama Zama outputs are in excess of R14-billion a year, one of the biggest sources of illicit gold on the continent.

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  • China's Mining Industry at Home and Overseas: Development

    The Mining and Minerals Industry in China The Impacts of Mining in China Conclusion 7HY[ !,U]PYVUTLU Russia, India, China and South Africa CAD Fund China-Africa Development Fund CBRC China Banking Regulatory Commission CCCMC China Chamber of Commerce of Minerals, over-production. In addition to the laws covering mine licensing,

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  • AFRICAN MINING LEGISLATION ATLAS

    AFRICAN MINING LEGISLATION ATLAS. Africa Mining Vision. Adopted by the African Heads of State at the February 2009 African Union summit, the Africa Mining Vision outlines the continent's long term and broad development objectives for Africa's mineral sector. GUIDING TEMPLATE.

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  • South Africa

    31-12-2010Labour Inspection Country Profile: SOUTH AFRICA. Technical and OSH inspections in mines are carried out by a specialized body operating under the Ministry of Mineral and Energy Affairs. Laws that cover organization and function. Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA). Current reforms.

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  • Land, Labour and Apartheid

    In South African history there has always been the fight for ownership of land and the need for cheap labour. Government policies over the years have tried to solve this problem in different ways. Land. At the start of the twentieth century, in 1910, the whole of South Africa was united under one government.

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  • Mining

    South Africa: Employment and Tanzania: Sweeping Reforms Yield Revenue Boom in Mining Sector (Daily News) Africa: aggregating, producing and distributing 700 news and information items daily from over 140 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. We operate from Cape Town, Dakar, Abuja,

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  • OUR MISSION

    Bank Group Assistance for Minerals Sector Development and Reform in Member Countries, 1998, by Oronato, Fox and and North Africa, East and Central Asia, South Asia and East Asia -to support the The World Bank has been active in mining sector reform for over a decade. Reforms not only attract private investment,

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  • South Africa: Key issues and challenges

    21-3-2017Several challenges have plagued the South African mining industry in particular over the past few years – a key driver of the country's economy. Besides declining commodity prices, labour union rivalry escalated labour issues, resulting in one of the more prolonged and violent strikes in

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  • Period 1

    Start studying Period 1-5. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. African Americans created reform movements because of discriminatory acts against them in the Supreme Court and certain laws. mining corporations took over. farming 1880s.

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  • Conflict Minerals Regulation explained

    On 1 January 2021 a new law will come into full force across the EU – the Conflict Minerals Regulation. It aims to help stem the trade in four minerals – tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold - which sometimes finance armed conflict or are mined using forced labour.

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  • CHAPTER 1: From Stagnation to Economic Recovery

    over the controversial Indigenization Law (which is discussed in Chapter 5) and structural From Stagnation to Economic Recovery Zimbabwe Report 7 Zimbabwe was SSA's second most industrialized country after South Africa in the 1990s. compared with the rapid growth of 11 percent per annum during 1965-75.

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  • Zimbabwe's business law seen enriching black elite

    19-4-2012WASHINGTON, April 19 (Reuters) - The Zimbabwean government's drive to force foreign businesses to give 51 percent of their shareholding to locals will benefit the few black elite and must be reviewed, Finance Minister Tendai Biti said on Thursday. The controversial so-called empowerment law is

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  • The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

    Mining has become a controversial business everywhere. (Tsikata, 1997). It is the second largest gold producer in Africa after South Africa, the third-largest regulatory regimes resulting in the growth of the mining industry. Over 75 mineral producing countries in the

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  • iPhone mineral miners of Africa use bare hands

    Samsung says it 'recognises the seriousness of human rights violations and environmental pollution problems of mineral mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo'. However a US law, the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act, iPhone mineral miners of Africa use bare hands. e-mail; 11k. shares. Thank you miners, much appreciated!

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  • Traditional Leadership in Democratic South Africa

    we lay out the laws that are part of the current toxic mix, drawing out some of their aims and the effects they have had on the ground. I. Commissioning neo-traditionalism Chapter 12 of the 1996 Constitution of the Republic of South Africa recognises the institution of traditional leadership subject to customary law and to the Constitution.

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  • South Africa divided over controversial mineral law

    19-6-2014South Africa's new mineral resources law, which is awaiting President Jacob Zuma's signature, faces growing opposition as the mines minister voiced his opposition to changes including in the controversial mineral and petroleum resources regulation. Ramatlhodi added the

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  • Mining Cadastre in Africa – Lessons Learnt

    Mining Cadastre in Africa – Lessons Learnt Bill FEAST, Jonathan DAVIDS and Toby MILLS (South Africa) and Paul DeVRIES (Sweden) 1. INTRODUCTION Spatial Dimension and its partner Swedish Geological have extensive experience in managing mineral sector reform projects in Africa. A significant component of these projects is the

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  • South Africa land GRAB: Farmers fleeing to Australia in

    6-2-2019Thousands of predominantly white farmers are emigrating Down Under every month, as South Africa's government prepares to roll out land seizures to make right the "original sin" of how the black population was treated in days gone by. A law firm based in Perth, Western Australia, said the

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