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Cancelled Event: - Minister Mantashe to handover a Community Healthcare Centre in Middleburg

Date Published: 08 Apr 2021

The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Mr Gwede Mantashe (MP), will on Saturday, 10 April 2021, embark on an official Ministerial outreach programme in Middleburg, Mpumalanga Province. The Mini ...

expected to handover a Healthcare Centre to the Rockdale Community and inspect the Electrification Project in the community.


The Rockdale Community Healthcare Centre is part of South32 SA Coal Holdings (Pty) Ltd Social Labour Plan (SLP). Social Labour Plans (SLPs) are implemented to ensure that holders of mining and production rights contribute towards the socio-economic development of the areas in which they operate in as well as the areas from which most of their workforce is sourced.

About 493 houses in Rockdale North have been electrified and funded by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) through the Integrated National Electrification Programme (INEP). The INEP is aimed at actively contributing towards sustainable development and economic growth through universal access to electrification in the country.     

Minister is expected to be joined by members of the Mpumalanga Provincial Executive, Local and District Mayors, Senior Officials of the DMRE and South32 Senior Managers.

Members of the media are invited to cover the programme scheduled as follows:

Date: Saturday, 10 April 2021

Time: 09h00

Venue:  Rockdale Community Healthcare Centre, Middleburg, Mpumalanga


For media enquiries:


Mr Natie Shabangu 073 852 1922

Ms Lerato Ntsoko  0824592788

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