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Energy Department Shows it’s Hand on Future Plans


Select Committee on Economic Development The Minister of Energy, Ms Dipuo Peters, and a full team from the newly re-organised department of energy (DOE), openly discussed with parliamentarians the department's…

NERSA Expensive for Industry but within Budget, Report Shows


Portfolio Committee on EnergyThe budgeted operational costs of running the National Energy Regulator (NERSA) for 2008/9, which is funded by electricity, piped-gas and petroleum pipeline levies, was estimated at R149.5m…

EDI Holdings & REDs on Hold Until Parliament Sits Next Year


Portfolio Committee on EnergyWhilst CEO of EDI Holdings (EDIH), Phindile Nzimande, said she was relatively positive that the constitutional amendment needed to set up the six REDS electricity distribution networks…

Charter Deadline Looms for Mining Companies


Select Committee on Economic Development The select committee on economic development were told by Ms Ntokoza Nzimande, chief director, mining and mineral policy, department of mineral resources (DMR), that the…

Government Beneficiation Strategy To Go To Cabinet At Month End


Select Committee on Economic Development Dr Sibonga Ndabezitha for department of mineral resources said that now that public comment had been incorporated into the proposed national beneficiation strategic plan for…

Energy Department to Publish Integrated Resource Plan


Department of EnergyThe energy department is to publish the integrated resource plan dealing with both supply and demand-side energy issues in the Government Gazette soon. The minister of energy, Ms…

Mineral Resources Wants Hawks to Swoop on Illegal Miners


Department of Mineral ResourcesThe mineral resources department wants the newly established Hawks to conduct a thorough investigation of illegal mining activities in South Africa. The minister of mineral resources, Ms…

LP Gas Prices To Be Regulated and Lowered Considerably


Portfolio Committee on Energy A spokesperson for Nhlanhla Gumede, director-general: hydrocarbons, department of energy, told parliamentarians prior to the commencement of a portfolio committee meeting on electricity re-structuring, that in…