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Mining Charter Implementation

JHB | 17 Nov 2023

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The purpose of the Implementation Guidelines is to outline processes, procedures, forms, and templates to facilitate compliance with the requirements of the Mining Charter. The Implementation Guidelines are not intended to introduce new requirements for mining right holders and further analysis on the specific requirements will follow.

The new Mining Charter III implementation guidelines, gazetted on 19 December 2018. Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has published a 54-page document detailing the processes, procedures, forms, and templates that the mining industry must follow and comply with the requirements of Mining Charter III. Attend this training and adhere to the new requirements which is intended to facilitate compliance.


This is a non-Accredited course.

The Mining Charter serves as a guide to the industry, focusing the transformation journey on several key elements. A template designed by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy enables mining companies to provide the information necessary to assess their success in achieving key targets.

  • Overview of the Mining Charter III
  • Purpose of Implementation Guidelines and documents in reference to it
  • Mineral beneficiation (Equity equivalent)
  • Human Resources Development
  • Procurement, Supplier and Enterprise Development
  • Mine Community Development

Course Content

Session One

Overview of the Mining Charter III

  • Reviewing the elements of the Mining Charter
  • Amendments to the Mining Charter 2004 and 2010

Session Two

  • Purpose of Implementation Guidelines and documents in reference to it

Session Three

Discussion of implementation guidelines – Ownership

  • Incorporation of Mining Charter 2010 reporting requirements
  • Sub-elements required for reporting
  • Differences in reporting for existing, pending new mining rights holders

Session Four

  • Mineral beneficia􀆟on (Equity equivalent)
  • Mineral beneficia􀆟on equity equivalent plan
  • Calculation of equity equivalent
  • Equity Reporting Template

Session Five

Procurement, Supplier and Enterprise Development

  • Discussions of guidelines for all sub-sections (including local content, mining goods, services, enterprise, and supplier development)
  • Procurement Reporting Template
  • Human Resources Development
  • Human Resources Development Reporting Template

Session Seven

Mine Community Development

  • Table (S) Reporting Template

Session Eight

Employment Equity

  • Employment Equity Plan
  • Income Differentials Statement
  • Career progression reporting

Session Nine

Housing and Living Conditions

  • Reporting Template

Session Ten

  • Socio-economic Development Guideline

This programme runs for 1 day

Training times can be arranged accordingly in order to cater for the client’s needs.

Available on request.

  • HR / Unions
  • Legal Advisors/General Counsel & company secretaries
  • Risk and compliance
  • Executive management
  • Procurement
  • Geologist

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