Mine violence hampers production, investment

Violence in the mining sector is taking its toll on the industry and has seen miners calling for the establishment of a specialised police unit to protect the sector, as attacks and invasions hamper production and investment opportunities. Alishia Seckam spoke to Thabo Mokoena, DG of the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy; Tebello Chabana, Senior Executive of Public Affairs and Transformation at the Minerals Council SA and Errol Smart, the CEO of Orion Minerals for more.