Mines and Minerals Act

Only 17 community share schemes operational

Only 17 community share schemes operational

ONLY 17 community share ownership schemes are currently operational out of the 61 launched last year, an official from the Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment ministry has said.

Gold panners to get lifeline

Gold panners to get lifeline

The government says the amended Mines and Minerals Act, due take effect in February, will decriminalise gold panning and provide for the State to seize unexploited mining claims from foreign mining houses and allocate them to small-scale miners without payment.

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