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Department to engage with stakeholders in line with Section 52 of MPRDA

The Minister remains committed to continuous engagement with stakeholders in the industry, in line with commitments by stakeholders in the Mining Leadership Compact.


Devdiscourse News Desk South Africa
Updated: 14-02-2019 16:10 IST
Department to engage with stakeholders in line with Section 52 of MPRDA

The Minister remains committed to continuous engagement with stakeholders in the industry, in line with commitments by stakeholders in the Mining Leadership Compact. Image Credit: Wikimedia commons

The Minister of Mineral Resources, Mr Gwede Mantashe, has noted today's statement by mining company Sibanye-Stilwater regarding possible retrenchments at two of its gold operations, Beatrix and Driefontein.

The Department will engage with stakeholders in line with Section 52 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA), which requires that the company explore all possible options to ensure as many jobs as possible are saved during the restructuring.

The Minister remains committed to continuous engagement with stakeholders in the industry, in line with commitments by stakeholders in the Mining Leadership Compact.

(With Inputs from South African Department of Mineral Resources.

COUNTRY : South Africa

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