Tag: Gwede Mantashe

Mining to be scaled down during South Africa’s 21-day lockdown

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy yesterday met key stakeholders in the mining and energy industries to consolidate plans to deal with the spread of COVID-19.

#MiningIndaba2020: Mantashe on self-generation, Mining Charter deadline & greater cooperation among African countries

On the final of the Mining Indaba in Cape Town, CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop spoke to Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe about the key takeaways from the gathering and the need for greater cooperation among African countries.

Power squabbles at #MiningIndaba2020

The first day of the Mining Indaba in Cape Town saw hustle, bustle and a sharp exchange in the struggle for power.

Will SA’s new energy plan shed light on Eskom?

The Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for short 2019 was finally gazetted today by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe. But the plan comes against the backdrop of power cuts. So how can it help Eskom's current situation? CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha spoke to Energy Expert, Chris Yelland for more.

SA’s GDP drop hurts mining profits

The mining industry faces many challenges and a contracting economy only adds to its woes. CNBC Africa reporter Kopano Gumbi spoke to industry and policy makers at the annual Junior Mining Indaba.

Mantashe blasts SA’s mining companies for bully boy tactics

Gwede Mantashe was also in the Vaal wearing his mining minister hat and had withering word for the mining companies of South Africa and their court challenge to the Mining Charter – the document that governs black ownership in the industry. CNBC Africa’s Lubabalo Mashiquana caught up with the minister.

We are not buying votes with services: Mantashe

Words flew when the chairman of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress hit the campaign trail last night in Evaton in the Vaal east of Johannesburg. The Vaal was hit by violent protests and a taxi strike a week ago today. Gwede Mantashe was there to talk to the people on the ground about one of the bones of contention – service delivery.

SA ranks higher on the Fraser Institute survey on mining jurisdictions

South Africa has bumped up 25 spots in its ranking, in terms of the attractiveness of its mining policies. The country’s mineral supply has suffered a great deal as a result of striking action and mining companies hitting back with a hard hand. CNBC Africa’s Lubabalo Mashiqana spoke with the South African Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe.