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Mining companies would do well to examine the detail of any legislative amendments that follow from Minister Gwede Mantashe's announcement that they can generate power for self-use.
Newly appointed Transnet group CEO Portia Derby tells delegates at the Investing in African Mining Indaba that the state-owned rail freight company's mission is to yield economic benefits for SA and other African nations.
The new transmission business will be able to buy and sell electricity, which will allow other companies to start generating electricity for the grid.
A group of protestors marched to the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town to highlight their concerns over the problems extractive mining is causing for communities who live near mines.
Mining in South Africa was negatively affected "under state capturers who decided they wanted a piece of the industry", says the president of the Minerals Council SA.
There are three main risks for the mining industry in South Africa, according to a report released by FTI Consulting at the Investing in Africa Mining Indaba in Cape Town.
Western CapeIsilumko Staffing (JHB)R42 000.00 - R47 000.00 Per Month
Cape TownHire ResolveR650 000.00 - R750 000.00 Per Year
Cape TownCrayonR10 000.00 - R15 000.00 Per Month
R 9 450 000
R 1 249 000
R 11 750 000
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