Mantashe gunning for illegal mining syndicate leaders

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Illegal mining operations and criminal syndicates steal, per annum, the equivalent of the total output of South Africa's legal gold mining operations in 2018.

The Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe, however, has a plan to take down the criminal syndicates and zama zamas.   The 1857 mining operations in the country yielded a total mineral value of R498.

7bn in 2018, with R70.

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