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The Minerals Council’s Economics team provides input on matters affecting investment in the South African mining industry and issues facing the mining industry with an economic impact. Its function includes collating and analysing data and information on behalf of the industry, and advising industry on responses and positioning in respect of critical issuesRead more...

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Employment relations

Employment Relations provides service excellence to our members in the field of employee relations, with respect to labour legislation and regulation, as well as collective bargaining. Read more...

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The Minerals Council plays a critical role in engaging with government and other stakeholders, and in lobbying government on behalf of its members on all matters relating to transformation. The Minerals Council is committed to supporting the aims of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) and its associated Mining Charter. Read more...

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Skills development

The Minerals Council’s skills development team plays an important role in representing members’ interests in this critical area, and in engaging with government on the development and implementation of related legislation and policy. The Minerals Council plays a vital role in supporting the creation of an environment that enables the mining industry to deliver skilled and trainable employees for advancement and deployment. Read more...

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Health and safety

The South African mining industry is committed to the principle of zero harm, with the goal that every mineworker should return home unharmed every day. The Minerals Council, in conjunction with mining companies, aims to achieve a world-class safety performance by working in close collaboration with tripartite partners in government and organised labour. Read more...

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The Minerals Council’s Environment team is charged with ensuring environmental issues are addressed in a manner that enhances our members’ contribution to sustainable development and ensures that risks to the viability of the mining industry are identified and managed. Read more...

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Legal services

The primary purpose of the Minerals Council’s legal team is to provide and/or co-ordinate legal advice necessary to act on behalf of our members in promoting, opposing or influencing legislative and other measures affecting members’ interests. The focus is on constructive policies that are consistent with the national interest. Read more...