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South Africa must amend energy supply chain post COVID-19

The South African Government needs to insist on more local content in the energy supply chain to ensure energy security for South Africa.
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The Minerals Council’s statement regarding Ramaphosa’s tepid SONA

The MCSA welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s SONA in that he has identified all the most critical and fundamental challenges facing South Africa.
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Can mining companies generate their own power without licenses?

Following Gwede Mantashe's address at Mining Indaba, a series of headlines appeared saying that "mining companies can generate own power without licenses".

Positive moves towards legislative certainty in South Africa

2019 was the year in which some certainty returned to the South African mining industry with significant progress made by the DMRE.
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Industry wants private power generation for own use

“The loss of power is devastating for the mining sector as it not only loses production but also the viability of many of its mines as well." - Roger Baxter

One step at a time: IRP 2019

The IRP 2019 is the latest addition to the array of legal instruments South Africa has adopted to transition to a low carbon economy.
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South Africa reveals its blueprint for its energy future

South Africa has approved IRP 2019 that plots the path for the nation’s generation technology mix to assuage the current energy crisis in the country.

What you need to know: South Africa’s Integrated Resource Plan 2019

IRP 2019 sets out nine policy supply and demand side interventions in the short term to minimise the risk of load shedding.
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Finalisation of Integrated Resource Plan imminent – Mantashe

South Africa’s Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe has announced the country’s Integrated Resource Plan will be concluded within days.
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South Africa’s coal sector headed for major job losses

South Africa’s coal sector may be facing considerable job losses as the country’s latest energy plan looks to cleaner power generation options.