Department of Mineral Resources

 
Mantashe’s dangerous energy agenda is from the Trump playbook
Mantashe’s dangerous energy agenda is from the Trump playbook
Last Friday, climate activists from Extinction Rebellion held protests outside the department of mineral resources. They were demanding an end to...
Gwede keeps options open despite anti-fracking ruling
Gwede keeps options open despite anti-fracking ruling
The minister of mineral resources and energy, Gwede Mantashe, has announced that his department will not be extracting gas by way of fracking, but...
Kropz’s ‘irregular’ water licence
Kropz’s ‘irregular’ water licence
Environmental organisations’ issues with the Western Cape phosphate mine’s water use licence will go before the Water Tribunal, after a...
Municipality’s dodgy sand scandal
Municipality’s dodgy sand scandal
The department of mineral resources (DMR) and a Limpopo municipality are at the centre of an investigation by the public protector over allegations...
Guptas hosted DMR officials at mining indaba — Ramatlhodi
Guptas hosted DMR officials at mining indaba — Ramatlhodi
For years officials from the department of mineral resources were "summoned" by the controversial Gupta family to their home in Cape Town, the...
Lonmin says it is a victim of vexatious litigation
Lonmin says it is a victim of vexatious litigation
The Mining Forum of South Africa has applied to the North West High Court to have the mining licences suspended of Lonmin, as well as Eastern...
Amcu warns Implats: Gloves will be off should job cut talks fail
Amcu warns Implats: Gloves will be off should job cut talks fail
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) warned on Tuesday that should consultation fail, it would embark on industrial action...
Cosatu, NUM resolve to fight Implats retrenchments
Cosatu, NUM resolve to fight Implats retrenchments
The North West division of trade federation Cosatu has resolved to embark on mass action to demand that Impala Platinum (Implats) call off its...
Thousands of zama-zamas receive mining permits
Thousands of zama-zamas receive mining permits
Thousands of illegal diamond diggers will on Thursday be granted a mining permit by the department of mineral resources as part of a plan to...
Parliament legal resources stretched as Zwane inquiry looms
Parliament legal resources stretched as Zwane inquiry looms
There are currently more than 40 committees in Parliament and five state capture inquiries are about to be established. But Parliament has only...
Court grants declaratory order on 'once empowered always empowered' BEE transactions
Court grants declaratory order on 'once empowered always empowered' BEE transactions
A High Court has granted a declaratory order on the “once empowered always empowered” rule for BEE ownership transactions related to the mining...
Court orders preservation order for Guptas' mine rehabilitation funds
Court orders preservation order for Guptas' mine rehabilitation funds
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has secured a court order to preserve the mining rehabilitation funds of two Gupta-owned mines held by the...

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