South Africa’s chamber of mines says sector “in crisis”

“The Chamber of Mines has tried stopping the implementation of the new rules, claiming the revised norms have not only raised costs and imposed new levies to fund community development, but they’ve also put at risk some major deals recently announcement,” writes Cecilia Jamasmie.”The industry does not believe that the approaches adopted by the department of mineral resources are serving the national interest of the country.” — Chamber of Mines.

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