Department of Minerals and Energy Affairs

 
Transparency is key in energy sector procurements
Transparency is key in energy sector procurements
As South Africa prepares to spend up to R1-trillion on a fleet of nuclear power stations, amid rumours of political lobbying, one organisation says...
Suspension follows M&G questions
Suspension follows M&G questions
The Department of Minerals and Energy has taken three and a half months to suspend a senior member of staff fingered in a corruption investigation,...
Mining, energy ministry to split
Mining, energy ministry to split
The Minister of Minerals and Energy Affairs Buyelwa Sonjica expects her department to be split into two separate ministries if the African National...
Sonjica: Power rationing for mines to stay
Sonjica: Power rationing for mines to stay
Rationing of electricity to the South African mining industry is to remain in force, Minerals and Energy Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica said on...
Keeping the wheels spinning
Keeping the wheels spinning
You may be paying more for your car, but it is good for the economy according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
Plans to mine Wild Coast postponed
Plans to mine Wild Coast postponed
Controversial plans to mine titanium at Xolobeni on a pristine stretch of the Wild Coast have been put on hold. The decision came after Minister of...
SA official criticises sale of BEE assets
SA official criticises sale of BEE assets
The sale of South African black economic empowerment (BEE) mining assets to larger entities degrades the aims of the country's mining charter,...
Greening Polokwane
Greening Polokwane
A short while back I listened to Eskom's boss, Jacob Maroga, field questions on greener energy options for South Africa. While he likes the idea...
Petrol price to decrease by 27 cents
Petrol price to decrease by 27 cents
The retail price of petrol will decrease on average by 27 cents a litre on August 6, the Department of Minerals and Energy Affairs announced on...
Mining to resume at Gold Fields after accident
Mining to resume at Gold Fields after accident
Mining operations at Gold Fields' South Deep mine will resume on Monday, the company said on Saturday, two days after nine workers were killed in...
No country for old pumps
No country for old pumps
Motorists and petrol-pump attendants will have to use mental arithmetic to calculate how much they owe for fuel when the price goes up on Wednesday...
Petrol, diesel prices to jump in May
Petrol, diesel prices to jump in May
South African petrol pump prices and wholesale diesel prices will rise sharply next week, the government said on Wednesday, adding to inflationary...

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