Department of Mineral Resources

 
Minister's comments have sunk a R27m rescue deal and put Lily Mine at risk
Minister's comments have sunk a R27m rescue deal and put Lily Mine at risk
"Lily Mine remains closed until the container is recovered.” With these words Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane’s words in effect sank...
State to foot environmental bill for abandoned mines
State to foot environmental bill for abandoned mines
Six thousand of the more than 7 500 mines in South Africa are abandoned and the government must spend R30-billion to fix the environmental...
Mining companies' black shareholder case in court
Mining companies' black shareholder case in court
A court dispute between South Africa’s Chamber of Mines and the Department of Mineral Resources about black shareholdings in mining companies...
Ministers review controversial changes to mineral Act
Ministers review controversial changes to mineral Act
A South African ministerial panel has started reviewing a new law to regulate the energy industry with a view to ensuring it doesn't discourage...
ANC said to decide on minerals export taxes
ANC said to decide on minerals export taxes
South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) decided to introduce measures including export taxes in the next five years to encourage...
Rushed Minerals Bill triggers wave of public disquiet
Rushed Minerals Bill triggers wave of public disquiet
The breakneck pace at which the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has processed changes to the country's mining and petroleum legislation...
Kumba needs new permit to access Sishen mine reserves
Kumba needs new permit to access Sishen mine reserves
Kumba Iron Ore said it needs a new mining permit to access about a third of reserves at...
Govt to take 20% free stake in new gas and oil
Govt to take 20% free stake in new gas and oil
Government plans to take a 20% free stake in all new oil and gas ventures and reserve the right to buy a further 30% at market-related...
New mining laws could be unconstitutional, committee hears
New mining laws could be unconstitutional, committee hears
As Parliament prepares to hear oral submissions on the contentious Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill, environmentalists...
[Video]Amcu: We believe in peace, not violence
[Video]Amcu: We believe in peace, not violence
Following the death of North West regional organiser Mawethu Joseph Steven, Amcu's president Joseph Mathunjwa held a briefing about union safety.
Too few staff to stop environmental crimes
Too few staff to stop environmental crimes
The departments of water and environmental affairs are running with minimal staff levels in their compliance, monitoring and enforcement units....

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