New BBBEE mining charter welcome - NUM

April 21, 2016

Union says companies like Sibanye Gold currently operating freely with any employees or community ownership schemes

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) welcomes the Gazetted Reviewed Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Mineral Industry by the Minister of Mineral Resources Honourable Mosebenzi Zwane (MP), this is in line with Section 100 of the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act 2002.

This puts the industry well on time to achieve its alignment process with the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 2003 and the dti Codes of Good Practice as per the Minister of Trade and Industry exemption Gazetted in 2015

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