16 February, 2017
Agreement entered into by and between:
Botswana Chamber of Mines,
Chamber of Mines of Democratic
Republic of Congo,
Madagascar Chamber of Mines,
Malawi Chamber of Mines and Energy,
Chamber of Mines of Namibia,
Chamber of Mines of South Africa,
Tanzania Chamber of Mines and energy,
Zambia Chamber of Mines and
Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe
Water for industrial purposes is becoming increasingly scarce in Southern Africa. The mining industry is also receiving criticism that it wastes water.
State owned mining companies have been established in various SADC member states, including South Africa and Namibia. The state is also involved in partnerships with private sector mining companies in Botswana and Namibia.
The minerals industry in Southern Africa continuously raises the shortage of appropriately skilled staff as a constraint.
One of the challenges for mining investments is to ensure a positive contribution to poverty reduction and sustainable development at the community level. Mining can be a positive influence, providing employment and infrastructure and supporting...
MIASA members are in the SADC region, with all its member associations and their related member companies residing in developing countries. MIASA recognises that its position on this crucial subject, has to be informed by various international...