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'SA on the brink'

Recent changes to the legal framework governing mining in South Africa would violate international treaties if put into place and already underscore deep-seated divisions within the country’s extractive sector, according to Warren Beech, a Johannesburg-based partner with international law firm Hogan Lovells.

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There is some serious thinking to do around the clarity and stability of mining regulation in South Africa

Beech told Mining Journal recently the media had so far focused on increased black economic empowerment (BEE) ownership requirements within the new Mining Charter, which will rise from 26% of miners