Mantashe: two teams established to plot out Mining Charter

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe says Mining Charter will be finalised before June this year.

Mantashe says he has set up two teams to discuss the contentious document, reports EWN's Clement Manyathela.

Read: Could Gwede Mantashe be 'saviour' of mining industry?

He gave an update on plans for his ministry and discussed the revision of the charter on Tuesday.

Mantashe says the two teams have three weeks to report back to him on the possible amendments.

Also read: 'Meeting three month deadline for new Mining Charter will be difficult'

The minister was also take to task for failing to involve mining affected communities in the discussions.

One team will focus on discussing this mining charter and focusing on transformation.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

The other team will focus on competitiveness and growth in the industry.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

Take a listen to the EWN update:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Mantashe: two teams established to plot out Mining Charter


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