Lockdown Series | Part 8 | Mining in unprecedented times

Event Details


Global | May 21, 2020 | 11:00 - 12:00 SAST

Join us as we discuss how the mining sector can mitigate the risks of resuming operations and how the sector can succeed with the new normal of business in South Africa under the current pandemic.

The discussion will include:

  • An overview of scaling back operations, care and maintenance and Section 52 of the MPRDA and associated regulations
  • Debt restructuring, financing and alternative forms of financing in times of COVID-19 in the South African mining industry
  • Post-pandemic perspectives on mining land use and resettlements
  • Equator Principles 4 and the impact on mining operations in South Africa
  • Important health and safety considerations in the mining industry pursuant to the AMCU judgment of 1 May 2020
  • Managing the pandemic’s effects on sales and carriage contracts in the mining sector


Georg Kahle
Director, Head of Mining Industry Group



Prof Michael Dale
Director: Head of Mining

jaqui pinto
Jaqui Pinto
Senior Associate, Mining

Jackie Midlane
Director, Head of Banking and Finance
tina costas

Tina Costas
Director, Head of the Environment and Sustainability

Andre Vos
Andre Vos
Director, Head of Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Malcolm Hartwell
Director, Head of Transport
stephanie vermaak
Stephanie Vermaak
Director, Employment and Labour