Minerals Council South Africa

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Increased embedded generation threshold for South Africa

This will give Eskom space for proper maintenance to enable rebuilding a reliable fleet of power stations capable of secure energy delivery.

Mining organisations urge employees to get vaccinated

55 Mining sites have applied to register as primary vaccination sites, and a further 76 sites as secondary sites.

Minerals Council appoints first woman president in 131 years

This is the first time in the 131 year history of the organisation that a female has been appointed as president.

Minerals Council supports reforms to improve energy security

Estimates indicate that in 2020 load-shedding cost the economy between R80 billion and R160 billion and continues to impede the economy.

Ten insights into 4IR – the state of digital transformation

This report was compiled with the aim of gaining an understanding of how the mining industry visualises the impact of the 4IR.

MCSA supports regulatory reforms to streamline self-generation projects

Self-generation projects can assist easing electricity supply constraints while improving the competitiveness of the mining sector.

2018 Mining Charter Review Application has started

The Council brought this application when efforts to resolve the residual matters through dialogue could not be successfully concluded.

Deep Insights #29: The state of mining one year after COVID-19...

A year after the first hard lockdown, the Minerals Council discusses the economic impact of COVID-19 on the mining sector as well as the measures it has put in place to stop the spread.

Minerals Council urges caution ahead of likely COVID-19 third wave

The industry is conscious of the impact that such a surge will have on lives and livelihoods across South Africa.

Op-ed: How can South Africa’s sunset industry be extended?

No picture of South Africa's future is complete without taking into account what mining can contribute to the economy.

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