Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe says the Mining Charter is intended to help disadvantaged South Africans and the meaning and the intention should not be diluted.
Speaking to Bongani Bingwa on the Breakfast Show, Mantashe says the charter is intended to help victims of apartheid to recover and become active citizens.
It is better that the Mining Charter is corrected by the ANC itself instead of waiting for criticism from everybody else...— Gwede Mantashe, Mineral Resources Minister
Mantashe says they are engaging with the Chamber of Mines to regain their trust.
I think we have gone a long way into rebuilding that trust and having open communication. The trust that was broken will take to be fixed but the environment that we are working on is quite reassuring.— Gwede Mantashe, Mineral Resources Minister
Listen to what Mnatshe will be doing about job losses in the sector...
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