Compliance Reporting Wits 03082022

This is a Post Graduate course “Compliance and Reporting Rules in the Minerals Industry (MINN7052/A)” at Wits University arranged by Tania Marshall.
It is scheduled for the week 26-30 September 2022. 

Tania draws on experienced speakers from industry, which the students appreciate as it gives them “real-world” information.



Canadian Securities 01082022The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have issued a consultation paper with respect to National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects.
Download the consultation paper.

We as SAMCODES will be submitting a written response to the CSA on matters raised in the consultation paper. The deadline for submission of written responses has been extended to 13 September 2022.

Should you have any comments you wish to share on the consultation paper, please address them to


Squirrel Award 2021On Wednesday 11 August 2021, the 36th Annual IAS Awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting and Communication (Squirrel Awards) was held as a virtual event. The SAMREC/IAS Award for the best 2020 Integrated Annual Report in the Minerals Sector was once again awarded to Impala Platinum Holdings Limited. The award was accepted by Mr Theodore Pegram, Lead Competent Person (Mineral Resources) Executive – Mineral Resources.

crirsco banner


The National Committee for Reporting Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Reserves in India (NACRI) has become the latest member of the Committee for Mineral Reserves International Reporting Standards CRIRSCO India, further strengthening the adoption of internationally recognized and accepted reporting standards for solid mineral reserves and resources.

Each year the Investment Analyst Society of South Africa (IASSA), in conjunction with SAMREC, presents a (Squirrel) Award to the JSE listed Company which has produced the Integrated Annual Report most compliant with Section 12.1 (of the JSE Listing Regulations), the SAMREC Code (including Table 1) and the SAMVAL Code. Adjudication of the reports is done by a panel of experts drawn from the mining industry and the JSE Readers Panel.

The award is usually in respect of the previous year’s


The 2016 version of the SAMCODES were compiled into an A4 document comprising the SAMREC, SAMVAL and SAMOG Codes. In addition to the three Codes, two Guideline documents were also completed – the SAMESG and the Diamond Guidelines (the latter is simply part of the SAMREC Code, but can also be used as a stand-alone guide to the compilation of diamond-specific Competent Persons Reports). Both documents have both been incorporated into the Companion Volume and also appear on the SAMCODES website.



The 2016 SAMODES were launched at the SAMREC/SAMVAL Companion Volume Conference and Launch Breakfast at the JSE during May 2016.