Mining and Energy

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Mineral Resources and Energy.

Integrated Resource Plan on Track

Department of Energy

The final Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) will be submitted to cabinet in the next few weeks for approval.

In a recent speech at the Africa Oil Week Conference, the energy minister, Jeff Radebe, added that all comments submitted during the consultation phase will be considered.

Mine Health and Safety Under the Spotlight

Department of Mineral Resources

All mining companies and workers are encouraged to work safely and apply zero tolerance on substandard work and conditions.

The mineral resources department announced this in a statement following the conclusion of the Mine Health and Safety Summit held last week.

Municipal Electricity Infrastructure Under the Spotlight

Department of Energy

The energy department is, in conjunction with the Development Bank of Southern Africa, looking at available options to fund the maintenance and refurbishment backlog in municipal electricity infrastructure.

The department’s deputy director-general, Jacob Mbele, revealed this in a speech delivered on behalf of the energy minister at the Association of Municipal Electricity Utilities 26th Technical Convention held in Pretoria.

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