South African mining needs what is often referred to as a one-stop shop to ensure that an applicant is not sent from one department to the other but goes to one place where the application is submitted and the applicant receives communication from one source. “That’s a process that needs to take place as quickly as possible,” Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila Mthenjane highlighted during a media conference that followed the council’s 134th AGM in Johannesburg on Wednesday.