Mantashe sings praises of clean coal but warns it does not ‘fall from the sky’

“Everyone is telling us to get out of coal but they are still demanding coal from us.” These were the words of Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe at the 2022 Investing in African Mining Indaba on Monday.

He told a news conference on the sidelines of the annual mining conference that his department was looking into clean coal technology, but added: “Clean coal technology doesn’t just fall from the sky, you experiment with it.” 

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Anathi Madubela
Anathi Madubela is a business journalist with a keen interest in the retail sector.

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