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R49bn to rehabilitate 6 000 mines

The state is fixing mines deserted before a 2002 Act, but another law could force owners to pay up

Mantashe’s dangerous energy agenda is from the Trump playbook

Workers are protesting against South Africa’s destabilising energy policies: they want a just transition that doesn’t leave them jobless

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

All Sibanye miners brought to surface — DMR

It is believed that the workers were trapped at the company's Thembelani mine after the rails used to transport workers collapsed

Municipality’s dodgy sand scandal

Lepelle-Nkumpi allegedly paid millions to illegal miners for gravel to use in major building projects

Guptas hosted DMR officials at mining indaba — Ramatlhodi

Ramatlhodi was told it was customary for the entire department to be hosted at the Gupta residence in Cape Town during the indaba

Lonmin says it is a victim of vexatious litigation

The non-profit Mining Forum has applied for the company’s mining license to be suspended

Amcu warns Implats: Gloves will be off should job cut talks fail

Implats will need to consult with trade unions before going ahead with the plan to cut 13 000 jobs in the next two years

Cosatu, NUM resolve to fight Implats retrenchments

The mining company announced its intention to go ahead with the mass retrenchments in its strategic review last Thursday

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The high court ruling will delight gatvol South Africans but is unlikely to stand the test of time

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The National Health Laboratory Services finally admitted to a bottleneck last week, after denying there were any issues since April. According to the service, the backlog of 80 000 tests started in the first week of May

High court strikes down ‘paternalistic’ lockdown regulations

The order of unconstitutionality has been suspended for two weeks

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