Mining and Energy

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2018 Mine Health and Safety Statistics Released

Department of Mineral Resources

The mineral resources department will continue to engage with mining companies in 2019 and beyond to discuss strategies to prevent fatalities, injuries and disease in the local mining industry.

The Chief Inspector of Mines, David Msiza, revealed this on the release of the 2018 Mine Health and Safety Statistics.

Radebe Shines Light on Renewable Energy IPPs

Department of Energy

Some of the benefits of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers (IPP) Programme include R209.4bn in private sector investment over eight years, the creation of 38 701 job years and a South African equity shareholding of R31.4bn of total equity of R60.9bn.

The energy minister, Jeff Radebe, highlighted this during a media conference on IPPs.

Democratic Alliance Drafts ISMO Bill

Parliament

The Democratic Alliance (DA) wants to table a private member’s bill in parliament seeking to establish an independent electricity wholesaler.

The Draft Independent System and Market Operator (ISMO) bill’s explanatory summary was published in Government Gazette 42237.

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