Department of Mineral Resources & Energy
“We view the granting of the mining right renewals by the DMRE for a 30-year period as an endorsement of our efforts and operations."
Self-generation projects can assist easing electricity supply constraints while improving the competitiveness of the mining sector.
Oil and Gas
The CGS is developing a geo-environmental baseline model which will influence requirements for shale gas exploration.
“The goal to lift mining’s contribution to the GDP to 10%, from 8% at present, is realistic, but requires actions from the government."
"I invite the investors to partner with us as we work to place South Africa's mining and energy sectors on an upward trend."
Exploration is expected to become a key focus for South Africa as the DMRE looks to release a six-point exploration strategy.
South Africa is now also ranked 11th of the 13 African countries included in the survey, ahead of only Zimbabwe and Tanzania.