The Minerals Council of South Africa has welcomed Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe’s announcement that mining companies will be allowed to generate their own energy for self-use.
The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced a 37% fall in mine deaths as safety improves.
Minister of Energy, Gwede Mantashe, has appointed seven board members at the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (NECSA).
Police are conducting a raid at Lily mine near Barberton in Mpumalanga in an attempt to curb the illegal mining.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it will soon write to Parliament to request that Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe appear before it as soon as possible.