Minerals Council of SA on involvement of mining industry in the vaccine rollout
25 Aug 2021
Mr T Langa (EFF) sough clarity on the vaccination status quo per province. The information provided did not include the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces, as there are mining operations in both these provinces.
Impact of recent developments in KZN & Gauteng on Minerals and Energy sector: DMRE briefing
10 Aug 2021
Mr T Langa (EFF) noted DMRE reported the SAPREF refinery operations as being restored but it is disturbing that the Engen refinery was not reported on, given Engen is one of the major petroleum refiners in the country. According to information, the Engen oil refinery (Enref) has shut down processing ...
12 May 2021
Mr T Langa (EFF) was concerned about a point of order on a point of order. Ms Malinga was disturbed and the Chairperson had to rule.
Preferred Bidders for the Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme; Karpowership contract; with Minister
20 Apr 2021
Mr T Langa (EFF) had two clarity-seeking questions. Firstly, on the process, he asked if there were any specific reasons for why WSP Group Africa (Pty) Ltd, Amandla Engineering, and Webber Wentzel were allowed to work as transaction advisors on both RFP and bids evaluation processes. He was concerned about ...
Licensing regime for minerals and energy: DMRE briefing
3 Mar 2021
Mr T Langa (EFF) asked whether the Department had deliberately used the 2018 B-BBEE audit report, as it was currently 2021 and many changes could have taken place between 2018 and now. What was being done regarding consequence management, and what were the related timelines? When timelines were not adhered ...
Impact of SONA on Department; Licensing regime (both mineral and energy): DMRE briefing
24 Feb 2021
Mr T Langa (EFF) asked for clarity on the petroleum side as it was reflected in the presentation that the DMRE had started process of merging iGas, SFF and PetroSA. PetroSA was an SOE that Government had rescued many times. What would the implications of this merger be? The DMRE ...
State Diamond Trader on challenges in the diamond sector; Correspondence from Hon Mileham
24 Nov 2020
Mr T Langa (EFF) asked how many of the 15 000 plus employees in the diamond sector during 2019 were black women, disabled, and classified as youth. He asked about transformation in management, and said the SDT referred to outdated legislation as a source of some of its challenges. He ...
Independent Electricity Management Operator Bill: deliberations
1 Sep 2020
Mr T Langa (EFF) asked if the Committee received communication from his party on his deployment to the Committee. He asked to be excused early.
COVID-19 Loan Guarantee Scheme: Treasury, BASA & SARB Input
26 Aug 2020
Mr T Langa (EFF) asked for the ratio of blacks who got their loans approved out of the 24% total loans approved. He also questioned the discrepancy in the percentage of loans as the BASA notes that they are 2% and the National treasury has reported that it was 3%.
Covid-19 Loan Guarantee Scheme: Engagement with BASA, SARB & NT; DSBD on National Funding Policy; Co-operatives Banks Development Agency on Integration of its Programmes with DSBD
19 Aug 2020
Mr T Langa (EFF) also supported the notion and urged the Committee to invite the bank’s association as soon as possible.