Department of Mineral Resources & Energy 2019/20 Annual Report
4 Nov 2020
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) said that he agrees with Ms Malinga in the progressive stance that the Department has taken in empowering women. Generally, in the picture of the two departments, because they were reporting separately, there have been good aspects and, in some respects, a regression. There are footnotes ...
Impact and interventions relating to illegal mining: Harmony Gold briefing
28 Oct 2020
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) said the presentation was insightful and had painted a gruesome picture of the battle that Harmony Gold faced with illegal miners. He passed his condolences to the families of the security personnel and mine managers who had lost their lives to illegal miners.
Mpumalanga, Limpopo and Gauteng Oversight Visit Report
21 Oct 2020
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) said the Chairperson’s changes are more than welcome. In regard to Lily Mine, he said the community is putting its (the community’s) lives into the hands of Members. He believes Members are the community’s last hope. Around the mining towns, the problems remain ...
Solar Water Heater programme: DMRE briefing
14 Oct 2020
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) welcomed the progress that had been made since the last update. He had confirmation that the venue issue at JB Marks Municipality had been resolved. He asked which municipalities were not cooperating with the department and not supporting the programme? How was the reallocation of the ...
Agreement between RSA & European Atomic Energy Community for Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy: follow-up meeting
13 Oct 2020
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) said that although the background of the presentation remained the same as what had been presented in the past, he was concerned about the financial implications of the agreement. Since the DMRE claimed that the government was in the process of developing legislation for the creation ...