AngloGold Ashanti said it has noted the publication by South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources (DMR), on Friday, 15 April 2016, of the draft Reviewed Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry 2016.
The document, also known as the Mining Charter, is open for comments and representations for the next 30 days.
AngloGold Ashanti is currently analysing the provisions contained in the document.
AngloGold Ashanti said it had no input into its contents, prior to its publication. The miner said along with its industry peers, through the Chamber of Mines of South Africa, it will engage with the Minister of Mineral Resources and the DMR (the Minister), to provide comments and representations as requested by the Minister.