Department of Mineral Resources & Energy

Minerals Council South Africa

Mining industry committed to support national COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

“Government has only secured the Covax allocation (5.9 million), and 1.5 million Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines for healthcare workers."
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ChromeSA welcomes negotiated electricity pricing concession

A fair deal as regards the cost of electricity has always been central to securing the future of the South African ferrochrome industry.

Minister Mantashe wants to build nuclear power stations

OUTA opposes new nuclear power as unaffordable and inappropriate for South Africa, particularly with the advances in renewable energy,
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How to empower communities to fully utilize the right to information

It is important for every community to be empowered to enforce or utilize the rights available to them in development dialogue.
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Gwede Mantashe fails duty required by law

“It is entirely unacceptable that there is no civil society representative on the board of the National Nuclear Regulator."
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Expediting South African exploration

The DMRE looks to release a six-point exploration strategy aimed at enabling and expediting exploration to take place within South Africa.
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The mining map you’re not supposed to see

The DMRE goes to extensive lengths to hold meaningful detail on Mining Rights, Prospecting Rights and Mining Permits effectively secret.
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An examination of the amendments to the Electricity Regulation Act

The purpose of the Regulations is, amongst other things, to facilitate planning for the establishment of new generation capacity.
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Reprioritising TB, HIV and NCDs in the era of COVID-19

An online seminar aimed at giving impetus to ensuring that the battles against HIV, TB and NCDs are not distracted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19 a trigger for mining industry’s use of eLearning

The DMRE recorded only 51 fatalities in 2019, the lowest ever number of mining fatalities for South Africa on record.

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