Mining and Energy

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Integrated Resource Plan on Track

Department of Energy

The energy department plans to get cabinet approval for the Draft Adjusted Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) by the end of August 2017.

The department revealed this during an update briefing to the environmental affairs committee on the IRP.

Oil and Gas to Drive Local Economic Growth

Department of Mineral Resources

The exploitation of shale gas resources in South Africa can contribute towards economic growth while maintaining a balance with the threat to the environment.

The mineral resources minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, declared this during a speech at the 3rd Deepwater East and Southern Africa Congress 2017 in Maputo.

DMR Shines Light on Rehabilitation in Mining Sector

Department of Mineral Resources

The mineral resources department plans to continue with monitoring and enforcement initiatives to ensure that mines comply with concurrent rehabilitation requirements.

The department emphasised this during a briefing on the current environmental state of rehabilitation in the mining industry.

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