Minerals Council South Africa

renewable renewables energy

Coal to renewables a slow but sure transition

In countries where policy decisions have been made to eliminate coal power, compensation to affected businesses and communities is significant.
COVID-19

DMRE issues directives for mining, energy during 21-day lockdown

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has issued its directives for the mining and energy sectors on how to deal with the spread of Covid-19, following consultation with key stakeholders in the sectors on 24 March 2020.
COVID-19

Mining to take a beating during South Africa’s lock down

Ramaphosa's lock down included the announcement that mines would forcibly be placed on care and maintenance during this lockdown period.
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Minerals Council South Africa’s COVID-19 update

“The mining industry’s preparedness plans are very far advanced, based on established risk-management principles being implemented."
COVID-19

Keep calm amidst the COVID-19 chaos

Let’s be part of the leadership that remains calm amid all the hysteria caused by misinformation and fake news. Be an active citizen.
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Minerals Council South Africa: Position on COVID-19

We recognise that the mining sector has special circumstances that could make it vulnerable to transmission of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.
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Minerals Council takes firm stance against woman abuse

The Minerals Council South Africa has launched a campaign to address sexual and gender-based violence and harassment on South Africa’s mines and in mining and labour-sending communities.
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Minerals Council South Africa outlines 9-point plan for COVID-19

The Minerals Council South Africa also stands ready to work with all relevant parts of government to manage the spread of the virus.
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Minerals Council publishes woman in mining White Paper

The Minerals Council South Africa has published a White Paper on Women in Mining to streamline the industry’s strategies to advance women in the industry.
Economy south africa

Government urged to move faster on improving growth prospects

Weak business and investor confidence has resulted in gross investment being a low 17.9% of GDP, which is simply not high enough.

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