Mining: Regulatory trends in Africa - Peter Leon
Nov 30, 2016· In 1992, the World Bank’s Mining Unit, Industry and Energy Division, published a Strategy for African Mining, advocating policies “whereby governments focus on industry regulation and promotion, and private companies take the lead in …
FINANCIAL SECTOR REGULATORY AND SUPERVISORY …
several forms of regulation have been instituted in many countries including Ghana to protect the financial environment from illegal dealings and transactions. This study examines the regulatory and supervisory framework of the financial sector in Ghana highlighting the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
Mining Regulatory Framework; Mining Industry Growth
May 11, 2010· Mining Industry Regulatory Framework Mr Sandile Nogxina, Director-General: Department of Mineral Resources (DMR), outlined the role of the Mineral Regulation Branch in the petroleum sector in respect of the Petroleum Agency of South Africa (PASA).
Regulatory and Legal framework governing Mines and
Legal Framework on Minerals mining in India. The Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act (MMDR), 1957 is the principal legislation that governs the mineral and mining sector in India. The Act is a central legislation in force for regulation of mining operations in India. Under the act, minerals are taken under two broad heads, major
The obligation to rezone land and its impact on mining and
The necessity to rezone land for mining or prospecting purposes has been confirmed by a series of recent judgements. If this obligation is ignored by holders of mining rights, mining permits or prospecting rights, it could have severe consequences for the holder, such as the forced legal closure of operations by municipal authorities or other affected persons, including local communities.
REGULATING MINING IN AFRICA
The second examines the creation of a new regulatory framework in the 1990s for mining in Africa. In the third section, a series of case studies illustrate how this process has given rise to speciﬁc mining codes and environmental regulations in different African countries. While in no way claiming to be exhaustive, the section adopts a compara-
(PDF) The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse
Mining sector development and environm ent project: Regulatory framework study t o assist sm all scale miners. Fi nal Report for the Mi nerals Com mi ssion Board.
Policy and Regulatory Framework for South Africa’s Mining
There’s never been a more pertinent time to reflect on the current landscape of the mining industry in South Africa than now. The year 2018 was an eventful year for the mining industry. The year
Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations Ghana ICLG
Oct 09, 2020· Ghana: Mining Laws and Regulations 2021. ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - Ghana 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.
Southern African Development Community :: Mining
Mining is an industry of strategic importance in Southern Africa. Roughly half of the world’s vanadium, platinum, and diamonds originate in the region, along with 36% of gold and 20% of cobalt. These minerals contribute greatly to several Southern African Development Community (SADC) Member State gross national product and employment, and
Policy and Regulatory Framework for South Africa’s Mining
This briefing has been published by Lucas Moalusi and Godfrey Malesa of Fasken Martineau, South Africa, who have agreed to Simmons & Simmons making it available to elexica subscribers.There’s never been a more pertinent time to reflect on the current landscape of the mining industry in South Africa than now.. The year 2018 was an eventful year for the mining industry.
SOUTH AFRICAN COAL SECTOR REPORT - Energy
mining and deep underground mining are the two basic methods of mining used in South Africa. Approximately 51% of South African coal mining is done underground and about 49% is produced by open-cast techniques.
(PDF) Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining
In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country’s GDP. regulatory framework for this sector. T able 1 presents . historically, the
Mining regulatory framework ‘lopsided’ - LAZ - Zambian
Evans Mumba July 25, 2014 Features, News Comments Off on Mining regulatory framework ‘lopsided’ – LAZ 1,800 Views The legal and fiscal regulatory regime in the Zambian mining sector favours the Government at the expense of other players and there is need to harmonise it to maximize real returns for all players, a legal body has observed.
State of Mining in Africa In the spotlight
point of view of the Deloitte mining leaders across Africa, backed by research in the form of data taken from key business and industry reports. We have taken a snapshot view of several mining regions across Africa and reflect on what is happening through our framework of key success factors for mining investment, which
Mining in Tanzania: Effects of the mining legal framework
Aug 11, 2020· Return to Africa Connected: Issue 4. In 2017, drastic and sudden changes affected the mining sector in mainland Tanzania. The Parliament of Tanzania, in a bid to protect the country’s natural resources and the employment opportunities for its citizens, passed a series of legislations in July 2017 aimed towards achieving these objectives.
Report on the Implementation Evaluation of the
Africa is faced with scarce water resources, loss of natural habitat, the introduction of alien species and climate change. Given the above, mitigating the environmental impact of the mining industry, both as a whole and the environmental performance of individual mines, is critical.
Articles - SEM Gabon Mining
Articles Benefits of investing in Gabon Mining. Aware of the need to attract investors in order to develop its significant mineral potential and notably increase the contribution of the mining sector to the country’s growth, Gabon is providing the mining industry players with an attractive and competitive framework.
KPMG GLOBAL MINING INSTITUTE Cameroon
The mining industry in Cameroon is still in its infancy stage, with activity being predominantly artisan in nature. However, the Central African nation has significant potential, and large proportions of its landmass have yet to be explored. As the state of infrastructure improves, we expect mining in Cameroon, especially
The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse
series of laws and policy measures to create an effective regulatory framework for the mining industry (Akabzaa, 2000; Iddrisu & Tsikata, 1998). This led to the liberalization of the mining sector with the government selling out the majority of shares of state owned mines to private companies most of which were of foreign decent. 1.1
v116n3a10 Trends in productivity in the South African gold
African gold mining industry by P.N. Neingo* and T. Tholana* /6(171 Mining companies globally are currently facing severe economic and financial challenges. In addition to global challenges, the South African mining industry has to face other operational challenges that are unique to the country and which threaten the survival and
The mining industry and the regulatory framework in
Jan 01, 2006· With regard to the mining industry, the World Bank funded three projects over the 1981–2000 period, the combined costs of which were US$57.35 million. More than 85% of this funding relates to support for development of a more liberal regulatory framework for this industry, a topic to which we shall return. 3. Madagascar's “development model”
China’s Mining Industry at Home and Overseas: …
The Mining and Minerals Industry in China The Impacts of Mining in China Conclusion 7HY[ !,U]PYVUTLU[HS9LN\SH[PVUVM4PUPUNPU *OPUH Institutions Responsible for Regulation of the Mining Industr y Legal & Regulatory Framework Public Participation & Information Disclosure Green Credit Guidelines Voluntary Principles Stock Market Regulations
Is S Africa’s regulatory framework supportive of junior
Whenever the mining industry experiences a downturn, exploration spending usually plummets, a phenomena best illustrated by South Africa, whose exploration budget, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence, decreased from $404-million in 2007 to $87-million in 2017. From a global perspective, there are signs that the industry’s financial performance is improving and a comparative analysis
Minerals and Mining Policy of South Africa: Green Paper
By its very nature the mining industry has the potential to endanger human health and safety as well as the physical environment. It is the responsibility of Government to establish a regulatory framework that minimises such dangers without imposing excessive cost burdens on the industry and thereby jeopardising its economic viability. 1.1.2 Intent
Lack of Regulation - MIT
The case study for regulation of REE trade is detailed on this page. Cost of inaction. A lack of regulation will continue to leave the environment and the welfare of miners at risk. Mining tragedies have been observed in areas all over the world, including Russia, Chile, Africa.
Mining Legislation and Mineral Development in Zambia
try, thereby attracting investment and innovation. This Article exam-ines the legal framework for mining in Zambia, and examines the extent to which Zambian mining achieves the goal of maximizing eco-nomic benefit. The sources of Zambian mining law are the common law of Eng-[Vol. 19:1
CHAPTER 5: THE SOUTH AFRICAN REGULATORY …
Africa and its associated constitutional, economic and social characteristics. It then provides an introductory background on the current South African environmental regulatory framework pertaining to LBMP. In this context it identifies and analyses the most relevant environmental statutes involved in the regulation of LBMP.
Copper Mining Industry in Zambia - United Nations
Background Zambia’s major economic activity is mining, and as at 2005, mining contributed about 65% of export earnings. Major minerals are Copper and Cobalt Copper production stands at 465,000 mt, and is expected to reach about 700,000 mt by 2010. 2 big copper mines (new) to being developed, and several small ones.
MINING IN AFRICA - DLA Piper
mining concessions and specific import duty exemptions to encourage foreign investment in infrastructure building and mining exploitation. This report is intended to provide a high-level snapshot of the mining industry and regulatory framework in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, prepared on the basis of publicly available information.
v115n8a2 Transformation in the South African mining
Transforming the mining Industry The Mining Charter is the policy instrument to effect transfor-mation of the South African mining sector (Department of Mineral Resources, 2009). Despite being considered a priority by government and industry, the evidence on the extent of transformation in the mining industry is, at best, unreliable (Mitchell
GUIDE TO MINING REGIMES IN AFRICA
Mining rights can be awarded pursuant to a public tender or upon request. Articles no. 90, 91, 92 and 93 of the Mining Code describe the rights and obligations of the mining right holders which have the following legal guarantees: • Applications for access to mining rights are recorded and decided according to order of entry, within the legally
Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining
Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country’s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmental
WHY MINING STILL MATTERS
2 The changing place of mining in South Africa In 1980, mining was the second-largest contributor to South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) at 21%, only one percentage point behind the contribution of manufacturing (22%).5 According to Statis-tics South Africa, it ranked way ahead of trade (12%), ﬁ nance (11%) and government (10%).
Corrigendum: Regulatory and policy implications of sand
precedence.We contend that an effective regulation can only be realised if there exists an explicit, well-established and strong regulatory system that is targeted specifically at sand mining operations. Such a regulatory framework should reflect specific policy intentions at three specific scales,
Local Content in Oil, Gas, and Mining - World Bank
" Africa has a unique opportunity to leverage the current boom in investments in mining and associated infrastructure. Identifying opportunities, "picking winners," and developing industries that link directly into the mines could have a transformational impact in terms of diversified growth and job creation.
Mining - Sustainable Development
enhancing the sustainability of mining in South Africa. Initiatives introduced by the South African mining industry to improve safety in the country’s mines, have resulted in a more than 50% reduction in fatalities. The mining industry has adopted a zero harm policy and wellness of …
An Analysis of the Legislative Framework concerning
1996. The two Acts provide the regulatory framework for the promotion and regulation of the mining, minerals and petroleum industry. They also provide a regulatory framework for ensuring equitable access to and sustainable development of the nation’s mineral resources.
Roots of Apartheid: South Africa’s Mining Industry
The development of South Africa’s mining industry, and how it laid the foundations for Apartheid Although some mining had taken place in what is now South Africa centuries before Europeans arrived, 1 the modern mining industry emerged as the major shaper of South Africa’s economy and race relations in the latter half of the 19 th century
The Culture Transformation Framework
a framework that would guide the South Africa Mining Sector into making a revolutionary change towards attaining zero harm in the sector. For the purpose of this framework, the term health and safety culture encompasses: “the extent to which individuals and groups will commit to …
The mining sector of Liberia: current practices and
Jul 18, 2017· Iron ore mining was the mainstay of the Liberian economy between 1960 and 1980, contributing more than 60% of export earnings and about 25% of GDP (Boakye et al. 2012), which then ranked Liberia as the largest exporter of iron in Africa and third largest in the world. Gold and diamond mining in Liberia was carried out largely by alluvial mining
Laws governing the South African oil and gas industry
share this article Members of our Oil and Gas Practice wrote the South African chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to Oil & Gas Regulation 2018 . The chapter provides a detailed overview of the various laws governing the South African oil and gas industry and insights into recent regulatory developments.