Mining and Energy

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Safety Audits for Mining Companies Under the Spotlight

Department of Mineral Resources

The mineral resources minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, has stressed the importance of safety audits for mining companies to determine the levels of compliance with health and safety legislation.

In a statement, the mineral resources department added that the audits will serve as the basis for corresponding corrective action to be implemented, where necessary, in accordance with the Mine Health and Safety Act.

South Africa Remains Committed to Diversified Energy Mix

Department of Energy

The energy minister, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, has reiterated that South Africa is pursuing a diversified energy mix.

In a statement, the minister added that the mix includes Independent Power Producers and the Nuclear New Build Programme.

Energy Minister Reiterates Commitment to Renewables

Department of Energy

The energy minister, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, has come out in support of renewables as a key component of South Africa’s energy sector going forward.

In a statement, the minister stressed that the renewable energy sector has a “key and lasting role to play in SA’s future”.

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