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GUIDE TO MINING REGIMES IN AFRICA

corporate, commercial and regulatory law as well as litigation and dispute resolution. LEX Africa effectively covers the entire African continent and provides a valuable resource for businessmen and investors in Africa. LEX Africa has a more than 25 year track record of assisting and advising clients on their African business activities. Each member is a full service business law firm with ...

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Developments in mining regulation and policy in Africa

Developments in mining regulation and policy in Africa Nkikia Moshesh Partner: Webber Wentzel Attorneys iPAD Conference, Kinshasa, DRC 25-27 October 2010 . Overview • Local participation • Review of mining rights • Concession Agreements • Harmonisation. Introduction • Webber Wentzel is a full service South African law firm with international and pan-African experience and specialist ...

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Africa Review Report on Mining - Sustainable Development

The African Mining Vision-The African Mining Vision (AMV) ... (environmental and social impacts) associated with mining, especially to local communities, are not being adequately compensated for. The mining sector reforms of the 1980s and 1990s under the auspices of the World Bank (WB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) did not help the situation as they were aimed at attracting Foreign ...

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WHY MINING STILL MATTERS - South African Institute of Race ...

Less than 20% of surveyed mining companies believe the level of regulatory uncertainty in South Africa is conducive to, or at least not a deterrent to, investment. Only 10 of the surveyed countries fared worse. Even fewer think socio-economic agreements and community development conditions are not a deterrent to investment. Only 25% consider the taxation regime not to be a deterrent to ...

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The Future of Mining in Africa Navigating a Revolution

The second domain are the regulatory shifts in African mining, and the actions that this regulation incentivises. In South Africa this includes the recent mining charter, whereas the rest of Africa is working through issues from nationalisation through taxation amendments. Managing the complexity requires creating value beyond compliance. The third domain is centred on impacts that ...

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Mining and the African Environment

Africa’s major metal mines are inside or within 10 km of a protected area, considerably more than the 25% in both Asia and South America (Duran´ et al. 2013). The immediate, relatively local environmental impacts of mining per se may be dwarfed by the potentially far more wide-ranging impacts of mining infrastructure and socioeconomic change ...

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Mining in Africa - World Bank

v The Africa Development Forum Series was created in 2009 to focus on issues of significant relevance to Sub-Saharan Africa’s social and economic develop-ment. Its aim is both to record the state of the art on a specific topic and to

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Mining - Sustainable Development

impacts of mining are essential, particularly in the South African context where mining has been, and continues to be the backbone of the economy. The development of strategies and policies which enhance transparency and accountability by the mining sectors was highlighted as a key element in the JPOI targets 46 (a-c). The Sustainability Development through Mining programme has given rise to ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN AFRICA

and its effects on public health, agriculture and the environment. In addition, the legacy of mining has left thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material. On the other hand, the number of studies focused on the impacts of mining and mineral processing

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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. 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 impacts of mining activities in Ghana. The paper mainly focused on the mining activities in Prestea in the ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN AFRICA

and its effects on public health, agriculture and the environment. In addition, the legacy of mining has left thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material. On the other hand, the number of studies focused on the impacts of mining and mineral processing

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Mining and the African Environment

Africa’s major metal mines are inside or within 10 km of a protected area, considerably more than the 25% in both Asia and South America (Duran´ et al. 2013). The immediate, relatively local environmental impacts of mining per se may be dwarfed by the potentially far more wide-ranging impacts of mining infrastructure and socioeconomic change ...

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Mining - Sustainable Development

impacts of mining are essential, particularly in the South African context where mining has been, and continues to be the backbone of the economy. The development of strategies and policies which enhance transparency and accountability by the mining sectors was highlighted as a key element in the JPOI targets 46 (a-c). The Sustainability Development through Mining programme has given rise to ...

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MINING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Corruption Watch

3. The mining sector in South Africa is heavily politicied and political appointments are based on s cadre deployment. The result is a mining regulator staffed with individuals without the relevant knowledge and expertise required to make informed decisions. 4. There are nine provincial offices throughout the country, different processes are ...

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The regulation of sand mining in South Africa

Sand mining in South Africa is controlled by a complex regulatory system that can be distilled into three main themes: mineral regulation; environmental regulation; and land use planning regulation. In this thesis, it is hypothesised that sand mining is subject to all three regulatory themes equally. In practice, however, the regulatory system is skewed in favour of mineral regulation with the ...

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MANAGING ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE FOR THE MINING

decision making which might have an impact on the environment. Mining companies operating within the South African environmental sphere have an obligation to adhere to the legal obligations, norms, standards, principles and guidelines as contained in South Africa's multifaceted network of environmental legislation. Stemming from the vast array of environmental legislation that companies have ...

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The social and environmental impact of mining in the ACP

Indeed the impact of mining on the environment and population, although it is often known, must be researched. However, without regulation in the economic and political levels, the impact on local populations could remain largely negative. According to "World Gold Analyst" West Africa is the region where, over the last five years, most new gold mines have been exploited, including Ghana, Mali ...

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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. 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 impacts of mining activities in Ghana. The paper mainly focused on the mining activities in Prestea in the ...

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IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA: A STUDY

The historical importance of mining in the economic development of Ghana is considerable and well documented, with the country’s colonial name -- Gold Coast --reflecting the importance of the mining sector. Gold dominates the mining sector and 1 THE WORLD BANK. 1992, Strategy for African Mining. World Bank Technical Paper No.181, African

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The Effects of Mining in Africa

Several African countries are showing concern with the effects of mining in Africa and are taking steps to resolve issues. South Africa has responded to the situation by making a law that states that mines have to leave areas in an equivalent, or better state than what it was prior to mining starting. Although not all mining companies are heeding these laws, the South African diamond industry ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN AFRICA

and its effects on public health, agriculture and the environment. In addition, the legacy of mining has left thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material. On the other hand, the number of studies focused on the impacts of mining and mineral processing

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Mining and the African Environment

Africa’s major metal mines are inside or within 10 km of a protected area, considerably more than the 25% in both Asia and South America (Duran´ et al. 2013). The immediate, relatively local environmental impacts of mining per se may be dwarfed by the potentially far more wide-ranging impacts of mining infrastructure and socioeconomic change ...

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MANAGING ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE FOR THE MINING

decision making which might have an impact on the environment. Mining companies operating within the South African environmental sphere have an obligation to adhere to the legal obligations, norms, standards, principles and guidelines as contained in South Africa's multifaceted network of environmental legislation. Stemming from the vast array of environmental legislation that companies have ...

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A Perspective on the South African Mining Industry in the ...

At the start of the new century, the South African mining cluster is making a rich and varied contribution to the national economy and is well advanced in making a substantial impact principally but not only in Africa. The industry is positioned to be a significant contributor to the government’s objectives of employment creation, rural upliftment and regional (SADC) development and, more ...

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Overview of Local Content Regulatory Frameworks in ...

UNCTAD commissioned an overview of local content regulatory frameworks in selected ECCAS countries in the oil, gas and mining sector as part of United Nations Development Account Project 1415P: "Strengthening the capacity of the Economic Community of Central African States to enhance development linkages".

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Mining and tax in South Africa: Costs and benefits

Africa, made $1.6b after tax in 2006; Impala Platinum, the country’s second producer, made a massive $2.2b. Mining in South Africa has major costs for many mine-workers, no less than 2,869 of whom have died in the mines over the past ten years while over 4,000 were injured in 2006 alone. Health and safety regulation

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1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOLD MINING IN ... - Africa

1.1 Research Material Compiled by; G.R Chimonyo Senior Lecturer, Africa University J.V Mupfumi, Centre for Research and Development 1.2 Preliminary findings 1.2.1 Environmental Impact Overview Gold mining in Penhalonga represents all methods of gold extraction from deep underground mining, to small-scale mining with mines only a few metres deep, through large-scale alluvial mining and the

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IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA: A STUDY

The historical importance of mining in the economic development of Ghana is considerable and well documented, with the country’s colonial name -- Gold Coast --reflecting the importance of the mining sector. Gold dominates the mining sector and 1 THE WORLD BANK. 1992, Strategy for African Mining. World Bank Technical Paper No.181, African

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The Effects of Mining in Africa

Several African countries are showing concern with the effects of mining in Africa and are taking steps to resolve issues. South Africa has responded to the situation by making a law that states that mines have to leave areas in an equivalent, or better state than what it was prior to mining starting. Although not all mining companies are heeding these laws, the South African diamond industry ...

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THE ROLE OF THE EXPLOITATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN ...

4.2 Attempts at regulation/accountability in the mineral trade 54 Chapter 5: Impact of mining exploitation on the people and the environment 57 5.1 The mining economy as a poverty trap 57 5.2 Insecurity and violence in the artisanal mining sector 60 5.3 Geo-environmental impact 62 Chapter 6: Summary of recommendations 65 6.1 Main recommendations by theme 65 6.2 From the

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN AFRICA

and its effects on public health, agriculture and the environment. In addition, the legacy of mining has left thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material. On the other hand, the number of studies focused on the impacts of mining and mineral processing

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A Perspective on the South African Mining Industry in the ...

At the start of the new century, the South African mining cluster is making a rich and varied contribution to the national economy and is well advanced in making a substantial impact principally but not only in Africa. The industry is positioned to be a significant contributor to the government’s objectives of employment creation, rural upliftment and regional (SADC) development and, more ...

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SA Mine 2018 - PwC South Africa

The regulatory landscape in Africa 20 South Africa - Mining Charter 21 South Africa - Diesel Refund Scheme 22 Tanzania - The impact of regulatory changes 26 DRC - New mining code upsetting miners 27 Financial performance 28 Glossary 44 Companies included in the analysis 46 Basis for compiling this report 48 About PwC 50. 1 Executive summary Current year R’ billions Prior year R’ billions ...

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IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA: A STUDY

The historical importance of mining in the economic development of Ghana is considerable and well documented, with the country’s colonial name -- Gold Coast --reflecting the importance of the mining sector. Gold dominates the mining sector and 1 THE WORLD BANK. 1992, Strategy for African Mining. World Bank Technical Paper No.181, African

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1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOLD MINING IN ... - Africa

1.1 Research Material Compiled by; G.R Chimonyo Senior Lecturer, Africa University J.V Mupfumi, Centre for Research and Development 1.2 Preliminary findings 1.2.1 Environmental Impact Overview Gold mining in Penhalonga represents all methods of gold extraction from deep underground mining, to small-scale mining with mines only a few metres deep, through large-scale alluvial mining and the

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Decommissioning and Closure of Mining and Minerals ...

st1 NNR Regulatory Information Conference Decommissioning and Closure of Mining and Minerals Processing Facilities in South Africa . 2 2 •Introduction •Role of the regulatory body •Exposure situations •Characterisation of the facility •Removal of residual process material •Dismantling and demolition •Final radiological survey •Risks to the public from legacy sites •Summary ...

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Mining Royalties - ISBN: 0821365029

Effective Tax Rates in South Africa 222 5.2 Employee Numbers, Tonnes Milled, and Average Grade Milled in South African Gold Mines 225 Tables 2.1 Unique Attributes of the Mineral Industry and the Tax Policy Response 17 2.2 Taxes Sometimes Levied on the Mining Industry, and Their Basis 32 2.3 Policy Objectives of Tax Types and Their Prevalence 33

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Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations South Africa

5.1 Are there special regulatory provisions relating to processing, refining and further beneficiation of mined minerals? The MPRDA includes provisions that permit the Minister to promote the beneficiation of minerals in South Africa. In order to promote and encourage beneficiation, the Charter also provides that mining companies may offset the value of the level of beneficiation achieved by ...

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Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

While underground mining, which allows coal companies to extract deeper deposits of coal, is viewed as less destructive than strip mining, the effects of mining widespread damage to the environment. In room-and-pillar mines, columns of coal are left to support the ground above during the initial mining process, then they are often taken out and the mine is left to collapse, which is known as ...

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The social and economic impacts of gold mining

The social and economic impacts of gold mining 70 % of total expenditures by gold mining companies are on payments to suppliers, contractors and employees.

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