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MINISTER MANTASHE WELCOMES THE SENIOR EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS OF WOMEN IN THE ENERGY SECTOR

Date Published: 05 Jun 2020

The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Mr Gwede Mantashe (MP) recognises and welcomes the recent appointments of a number of women to senior executive positions in the energy sector. 

Remarks by Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Mr Gwede Mantashe (MP) update on the sectors interventions to combat the spread of Covid-19

Date Published: 29 May 2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa will move to alert level 3 of the nationwide lockdown. This will open-up the economy and remove several restrictions while government significantl ...

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DMRE PUBLISHES MANDATORY CODE OF PRACTICE TO FIGHT COVID-19

Date Published: 19 May 2020

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has published guidelines for a mandatory Code of Practice (COP) for the mitigation and management of COVID-19 in the mining industry. The guidelin ...

DMRE gazettes mandatory code of practice to fight COVID-19 in mining

Date Published: 12 May 2020

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy yesterday issued - for public comment - a guideline for the compilation of a mandatory code of practice for the mitigation and management of COVID-19 for ...

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DRAFT REGULATIONS AMENDING ELECTRICITY REGULATIONS ON NEW GENERATION CAPACITY GAZETTED FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS

Date Published: 05 May 2020

The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Mr Gwede Mantashe (MP) has today gazetted for public input the draft amendments to the Electricity Regulations on New Generation Capacity.

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DMRE WELCOMES LABOUR COURT ORDER

Date Published: 01 May 2020

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) welcomes the legal certainty provided by the order granted in the Labour Court today, 01 May 2020. Employers in the mining industry have been orde ...

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DMRE ISSUES DIRECTIVE TO MINING OPERATIONS ON START-UP PROCEDURES

Date Published: 23 Apr 2020

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has issued a directive to all mining operations to ensure safe start-up procedures as the sector prepares to ramp up to 50% of capacity.

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Remarks by the Minister Mr Gwede Mantashe on the amended regulations, 16 April 2020

Date Published: 16 Apr 2020

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has been in continuous engagements with key stakeholders in the Mining and Energy Industries to give effect to the direction by President Ramaphosa that ...

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Remarks by Minister Mantashe, update on sector interventions responding to the nationwide lockdown, 03 April 2020

Date Published: 03 Apr 2020

Since our last engagement with members of the media wherein we announced interventions to support the decisive action by President Ramaphosa to initiate a nationwide lockdown, we have been working tog ...

MINISTER MANTASHE CONDUCTS UNANNOUNCED VISITS TO COAL MINES IN MPUMALANGA

Date Published: 31 Mar 2020

The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Mr Gwede Mantashe (MP) today, 31 March 2020, conducted unannounced mine visits at three colliers in Mpumalanga which supply coal to Eskom. This was done to ...