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19 May 2017
 
 
SA: Mineral Resources Committee welcomes the arrest of 13 suspected illegal miners
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The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has welcomed the arrest of 13 men suspected of illegal mining activities at a derelict mine previously owned by Harmony Gold in Welkom, Free State....
 
 
13 Sep 2016
 
SA: Illegal mining activities of serious concern to mineral resources committee
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The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources is seriously concerned about ongoing illegal mining activities, which are rife in the provinces of Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State and Mpumalanga....
 
 
05 Jul 2016
 
SA: Mineral Resources Committee welcomes the establishment of the Wits Mining Institute
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The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources welcomes the establishment of the Wits Mining Institute by the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) in Gauteng, saying it will give impetus to finding...
 
 
27 Jun 2016
 
SA: Committee Chairperson concerned by SABC acting CEO's resignation
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The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Communications, Mr Humphrey Maxegwana, has noted with serious concern the sudden resignation of the Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the South...
 
 
10 Jun 2016
 
SA: Committee Chairperson welcomes intervention at Northam platinum mine
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The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources, Mr Sahlulele Luzipo, has welcomed the intervention by the Minister, Mr Msebenzi Zwane, which will hopefully bring about stability at...
 
 
05 Mar 2016
 
SA: Mineral Resources Committee welcomes AngloGold out-of-court settlement
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The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources welcomes the out of court settlement of R464m by Anglo American South Africa (AASA) and AngloGold Ashanti after a protracted court battle. The companies...
 
 
16 Feb 2016
 
DMR: Update: Government moves to support Lily Mine accident victims
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Work has begun by Government Departments to assist families of miners who are still trapped at Lily Gold Mine in Barberton.  The affected families have received trauma debriefing and counseling...
 
 
25 Jan 2016
 
SA: Mineral Resources Committee welcomes Minister's intervention in Impala Platinum Mine incidents
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The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources welcomes swift intervention by the Minister to visit families of the four deceased mineworkers at Impala Platinum Mine in North West. However, Committee...
 
 
28 Oct 2015
 
SA: A coordinated payment model required for paying out benefits due to ex-miners
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The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has called for a coordinated approach in dealing with benefits that had not been paid to deserving ex-mineworkers. The Chairperson of the Committee, Mr...
 
 
13 Aug 2015
 
SA: Mineral Resources Committee condemns shootout between illegal miners
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The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources is shocked by the alleged shootout between illegal miners at an old mine near Daveyton in Gauteng as reported in the media this morning.  “We condemn...
 
 
25 Jun 2015
 
SA: Mineral Resources Committee welcomes court decision on Aurora
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The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources welcomes the milestone judgment handed down today by the High Court in Pretoria against the Aurora Empowerment Systems directors. The judgment found...
 
 
SA: Committee commends Department's efforts to help former mine workers
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The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has commended the Department for establishing two One-Stop Centres to diagnose and treat silicosis and other mining-related diseases on former mine...
 
 
28 May 2015
 
SA: Committee needs information on hydrolic fracturing
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The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has expressed the need to have a comprehensive report as well as relevant legislations regarding Hydraulic Fracturing (also known as Fracking) in South...
 
 
30 Apr 2015
 
 
 
SA: The Portfolio Committee is shocked by retrenchment of 474 mine workers
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The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources is dismayed by reports that Implats, the largest platinum mining company, is retrenching 474 employees.    “We believe that this move is digressing from...
 
 
02 Apr 2015
 
SA: Sahlulele Luzipo says mysterious deaths shock committee
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The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources is shocked by the mysterious deaths of five illegal miners in Benoni, Gauteng. “We commend the police for a swift response afte a tip-off from a...
 
 
 
                       
 
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