south african mines and mineral rights

Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations South Africa ICLG

Oct 09, 2020  South Africa: Mining Laws and Regulations 2021. ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - South Africa covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, transfer and encumbrance, environmental aspects, native title and land rights – in 15 jurisdictions.

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Apply for a mining right South African Government

About applying for a mining right. You need permission from the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy to mine minerals within a certain area. This is granted by way of a mining right. A mining right may not exceed a period of 30 years. A mining right is granted if: the mineral can be mined optimally

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Minerals and Mining Policy of South Africa: Green Paper South

access to mineral rights - the present South African mineral rights ownership system is seen by many as a major blockage in the development of small-scale mining. access to finance - financiers are seldom willing to participate in small-scale mining ventures which often provide limited security and

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Mining rights and title in South Africa - Lexology

Jul 04, 2019  An overview of legal and practical considerations surrounding mining rights and title in South Africa, including the extent of state control, renewal and transfer of licences, and protection of ...

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South African mineral law: A historical overview of the State’s

South African mineral law – a historical overview extent of the reservation of rights and entitlements to minerals through the decades. Common law foundation of South African mineral law South African mineral law has always been based on the Roman and Roman-Dutch law premise that the landowner is also the owner of the minerals

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South Africa: Groundbreaking Court Judgment On Mining and

Sep 22, 2020  South Africa: Groundbreaking Court Judgment On Mining and Community Rights ... add that the mining company or department of mineral resources would be entitled to

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South African community wins court battle over mining rights

Nov 22, 2018  Environmental activists in South Africa have won a landmark legal victory after the high court ordered the government to get prior community consent before granting mining rights.. The

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A new royalty for South African mineral resources

state ‘for the benefit of all the people of South Africa’ by applying the ‘use-it or lose-it or use-it and keep-it’ principle. Mineral rights in South Africa constitute rights in land and are therefore a protected property right in terms of the country’s Constitution2. Two main categories of mineral rights

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The Mining Law Review: South Africa

Nov 10, 2020  In seeking to attain transformation and empowerment objectives, South Africa's mining legislation is based on a system of state 'custodianship' of mineral resources, in which the state, acting through the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, issues different types of licences and rights to applicants on a 'first come, first served' basis and upon satisfactory demonstration of the ...

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Operating Mines - Department of Mineral Resources

OPERATING MINES. This directory is an update of previous editions, and lists operating mines and quarries, agents and mineral processing plants in the Republic of South Africa. The mines are grouped according to main commodity produced.

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South African mineral law: A historical overview of the

South African mineral law – a historical overview extent of the reservation of rights and entitlements to minerals through the decades. Common law foundation of South African mineral law South African mineral law has always been based on the Roman and Roman-Dutch law premise that the landowner is also the owner of the minerals

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A new royalty for South African mineral resources

state ‘for the benefit of all the people of South Africa’ by applying the ‘use-it or lose-it or use-it and keep-it’ principle. Mineral rights in South Africa constitute rights in land and are therefore a protected property right in terms of the country’s Constitution2. Two main categories of mineral rights

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South African community wins court battle over mining rights South Africa The Guardian

Nov 22, 2018  Environmental activists in South Africa have won a landmark legal victory after the high court ordered the government to get prior community consent before granting mining rights.. The

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The Mining Law Review: South Africa

Nov 10, 2020  In seeking to attain transformation and empowerment objectives, South Africa's mining legislation is based on a system of state 'custodianship' of mineral resources, in which the state, acting through the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, issues different types of licences and rights to applicants on a 'first come, first served' basis and upon satisfactory demonstration of the ...

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South African community wins right to access mining

Oct 13, 2020  South Africa’s coastlines contain some of the world’s richest and unexploited deposits of heavy mineral sands. The minerals (zircon, ilmenite, rutile) are raw material for titanium dioxide, a ...

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A Code for the valuation of mineral properties and projects in

South African and foreign mining companies investing in South Africa, and which fits into the global standards that have been developed, while at the same time catering for local needs. It is the purpose of this paper to describe the current situation in South Africa with regard to valuation of mineral properties, and to suggest a way forward.

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Mining and minerals in South Africa

Aug 16, 2012  South Africa is a world leader in mining. The country is famous for its abundance of mineral resources, accounting for a significant proportion of world production and reserves, and South African mining companies are key players in the global industry.

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Chamber of Mines of South Africa v Minister of Mineral

11.2 the “Amendment of the Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry” ('the 2010 ... [102], governing power and oversight [103] over mineral resources. Granting mining rights is inherent, but nevertheless, a constituent component of the power to “control”. I am of the view that ...

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Department of Mineral Resources

South Africa is open for business and the country has vast mineral resources and government is committed to support investors and grow junior miners to be at a level of big mining companies. The partnership between the two department brought over 50 Junior miners in response to the launch of the Junior Miners Program in 2017.

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New order mining rights four years into a new mining regime by Claire Tucker and Twaambo Muleza

IntroductionrnThe Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 ((MPRDAA) came into force on 1 May 2004 and ushered in a new regime for the exploitation of mineral and petroleum resources in South Africa. In line with this new regime, all rights to minerals and petroleum resources issued under the MPRDA are suitably referred to as new order rightss. rnrn

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The South African mineral and petroleum resources royalty act—Background and fundamental principles

Sep 01, 2010  The main purpose of the Royalty Act is to collect royalties from South African mines holding mining rights granted in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA, 2002). The intention is to compensate the State for its custodianship over South Africa’s non-renewable mineral resources when these are mined and sold by ...

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AfriForum on land expropriation: China gets the mineral resources, we have proof - The South African

The South African civil rights organisation AfriForum has released a damning report indicating that land expropriation without compensation is a government plot aimed at handing over the country ...

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SOUTH AFRICA - MINING AND PETROLEUM ROYALTIES -

1 The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act 28 of 2008 (the “Royalty Act”) regulates the imposition and calculation of mining royalties. Mining royalties are deductible for income tax purposes. Basic Structure of Royalty Regime In South Africa the liability to pay mining royalties arises when mineral resources which have

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South Africa's Mining Industry - South African Market Insights

We take a look at a few highlights/low lights of South Africa's mining industry as published by Statistics South Africa Exactly a week after delegates closed the 26 th Investing in African Mining Indaba, Stats SA released data on the performance of the mining industry in 2019. The level of production was 1,3% lower in 2019 than 2018, which in turn was 2,1% lower than 2017.

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Know your mineral rights Farmer's Weekly

Because the state acts as curator of all the minerals in South Africa, it’s able to grant prospecting rights to sanctioned mines. However, Agri SA and MacRobert Attorneys are currently involved in a test case against the Department of Minerals and Energy to determine whether the new mineral act constitutes expropriation of mineral rights.

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The South African mineral and petroleum resources royalty act—Background and fundamental principles

Sep 01, 2010  The main purpose of the Royalty Act is to collect royalties from South African mines holding mining rights granted in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA, 2002). The intention is to compensate the State for its custodianship over South Africa’s non-renewable mineral resources when these are mined and sold by ...

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South African community wins right to access mining

Oct 13, 2020  South Africa’s coastlines contain some of the world’s richest and unexploited deposits of heavy mineral sands. The minerals (zircon, ilmenite, rutile) are raw material for titanium dioxide, a ...

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SOUTH AFRICA - MINING AND PETROLEUM ROYALTIES -

1 The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act 28 of 2008 (the “Royalty Act”) regulates the imposition and calculation of mining royalties. Mining royalties are deductible for income tax purposes. Basic Structure of Royalty Regime In South Africa the liability to pay mining royalties arises when mineral resources which have

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Chamber of Mines of South Africa v Minister of Mineral

11.2 the “Amendment of the Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry” ('the 2010 ... [102], governing power and oversight [103] over mineral resources. Granting mining rights is inherent, but nevertheless, a constituent component of the power to “control”. I am of the view that ...

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MINING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - fighting

South Africa has an abundance of mineral resources, which is a direct source of foreign investment. We are said to have the world’s fifth-largest mining sector, employing 5% of the South African workforce. The mining industry is currently regulated under the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development

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New order mining rights four years into a new mining regime by Claire Tucker and Twaambo Muleza

IntroductionrnThe Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 ((MPRDAA) came into force on 1 May 2004 and ushered in a new regime for the exploitation of mineral and petroleum resources in South Africa. In line with this new regime, all rights to minerals and petroleum resources issued under the MPRDA are suitably referred to as new order rightss. rnrn

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Department of Mineral Resources

South Africa is open for business and the country has vast mineral resources and government is committed to support investors and grow junior miners to be at a level of big mining companies. The partnership between the two department brought over 50 Junior miners in response to the launch of the Junior Miners Program in 2017.

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A history of mining in South Africa (ZA)

M M ining in South Africa has been a contentious issue since 15-year-old Erasmus Stephanus Jacobs discovered South Africa’s first diamond, the Eureka, in Hopetown in 1867. It kickstarted what historians call the Mineral Revolution, which made few European opportunists wealthy beyond measure, and saw hundreds of thousands of men leaving their homes to become fulltime mineworkers.

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The Taxation of South African Mining and Prospecting Companies: Certain and Predictable

Nov 28, 2013  Non-tax resident shareholders selling their shares (whether directly or indirectly through intermediary companies) in South African mining companies or prospecting companies may be subject to South African CGT, and if so the purchaser is obliged to withhold 7.5% of the purchase price as an advance payment of such CGT and pay it over to SARS.

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Mining Indaba - Chinese investment in African mining Mining

South Africa. As BRICS partners, China and South Africa have a robust trading relationship, built primarily on South African mineral exports to supply. 85% of South African exports to China are precious metals and minerals. As such, China is keen to keep SA mining and metallurgic operations going for its domestic metal demand.

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Mining: South Africa’s Biggest Success or Apartheid’s Breeding

Jan 22, 2016  When visiting The Apartheid Museum, I was struck by the relationship between South Africa’s mining industry and the foundations of Apartheid and racial segregation. When gold was first found in what was to become Johannesburg in 1886, The English had literally struck an economic gold mine. This discovery was the trigger of the economy for ...

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Nationalisation of mineral rights in South Africa

Nationalisation of mineral rights in South Africa 127 minerals. The right granted to the third person could apply in general or only in respect of a particular category of minerals. It was not uncommon in South Africa for landowners to separate their ownership of the land from mineral rights, for example by retaining the mineral rights relating

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Mining - Sustainable Development

Historically, South Africa has been a leading global supplier of minerals and mineral products, and it retains an important role in mining and minerals demonstrated by 55 minerals being produced from some 1113 mines in 2005.

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