Mineral Resources News

Cele urged to intervene in Carletonville violence

Picture: ANA/Balise Mabona Port Elizabeth - Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has called on the Police Minister Bheki Cele intervene in the current instability in Carletonville in the West Rand, to restore and safeguard the safety and security of the community.

IOL , South Africa Mar 5, 2019

Kenya should let the ICJ settle its maritime dispute with Somalia

The latest flare-up centres, at least nominally, on proceedings at a controversial public meeting organised in London by Somalia's Federal Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and Spectrum Geo, a Norwegian seismic data processing company.

News 24 , South Africa Mar 4, 2019

Mantashe: Prosecuting mining companies due to deaths will cripple industry

JOHANNESBURG - Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe said criminal charges against mining companies due to fatalities will likely cripple the already strained industry.

EWN , South Africa Mar 1, 2019

Watch: President Ramaphosa opens Gamsberg mine [video]

President Ramaphosa, along with Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe, and Northern Cape Premier, Sylvia Lucas, opened the $1 billion Gamsberg mine today.

The South African , South Africa Feb 28, 2019

The golden age of hydrocarbons has finally reached SA

The unintended consequence is that the Minister of Mineral Resources is responsible for regulating crude oil extraction offshore.

IOL , South Africa Feb 26, 2019

Lawlessness at Gupta mines was behind deadly Gloria Mine tragedy

Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe visited Gloria Coal Mine last week, where 22 men are trapped underground, presumed dead.

IOL , South Africa Feb 19, 2019

Load shedding on the cards as AMCU threaten secondary strike

Read – Just in: Sibanye-Stillwater threatens to cut more than 6 000 jobs This, according to Mathunjwa, is the only way to make the government — particularly the Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe — heed their calls for a moratorium at Sibanye-Stillwater.

The South African , South Africa Feb 19, 2019

Somalia denies selling any Kenyan oil blocks

But the actual cause of friction is a presentation made last week by the Somali Federal Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, depicting a profile of its oil stock to investors in London, in which it promised better returns for those who would take up the offer.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 18, 2019

SA shouldn’t be exploring new fossil fuels

We need to stop this madness of searching for more because we do live in a carbon-constrained world and we can’t afford to continue to act as if we don’t.” Steele says despite the discovery being a major boost for South Africa’s ailing economy as hailed by Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe, there can never be economic development at any cost.

EWN , South Africa Feb 12, 2019

#SONADebate: MPs go easy on Mantashe as he delivers maiden speech

: Commission Secretary Dr. Khotso de Wee Parliament - Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has been left off the hook from being asked questions and heckled by MPs on his links with Bosasa as he was delivering his maiden speech.

IOL , South Africa Feb 12, 2019