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Deputy Minister Oliphant to attend Mbonambi Trust Fund handover, tomorrow, 20 May 2018

Date Published: 19 May 2018

The Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources, Mr. Godfrey Oliphant (MP) will tomorrow, 20 May
2018, officiate the handover of the Mbonambi Community Trust Fund as well as Social and Labour
Plans (SLPs) to be implemented by Richards Bay Minerals (RBM).
The Trust Fund, worth R74.5 million, emanates from the 2009 restructuring of RBM to comply
with empowerment requirements and the Mining Charter enforced by the Department.
The Deputy Minister will be joined by KwaZulu Natal Premier Willies Mchunu, Cooperative
Government and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube, representatives of the Mbonambi
Traditional Council led by Mr. Martin Mbuyazi and RBM Managing Director Mr. Billy Mawasha.

Members of the media are invited to attend the handover scheduled to take place as follows:
Date: Sunday, 20 May 2018
Venue: Nzalabantu Sports Ground, Mbonambi, Richards Bay
Time: 12:00
For enquiries, kindly contact Mr. Solomon Phetla on / 076 765 3863
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Issued by the Department of Mineral Resources