Climate change protesters demonstrate outside Mantashe’s department

2019-10-11 21:06

Global movement against human-caused climate change steps up its South African presence

Mantashe confident South Africa will have a new energy plan by next week

2019-10-10 10:35

At Thursday’s Oil and Power Conference, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe said he briefed the Cabinet Committee on the latest version of the document.

Electricity generation master plan to be tabled before Cabinet next week, Mantashe says

2019-10-08 11:03

The Integrated Resource Plan describes the state's plan for future energy generation, including projected electricity demand, cost estimated, and energy sources.

Energy department says IPP head ouster was done to stabilise office

2019-07-24 10:16

The statement said the Department of Energy, as the Chair of the joint implementation committee mandated to oversee the office’s governance, requested a meeting to address issues creating operational instability at the Independent Power Producers Office.

Mantashe on energy plan: My department is no lobby group

2019-07-16 15:42

Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe told Parliament that the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy was still on course to conclude the Integrated Resource Plan by September.

Public Protector's probe against Ramaphosa is political - Mantashe

2019-06-27 14:01

ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe has raised concerns about the Public Protector's decision to investigate President Cyril Ramaphosa over a R500 000 donation to his 2017 ANC presidential campaign from Gavin Watson, the boss of services firm African Global Operations (formerly known as Bosasa).

Fears Mantashe may bury pro-renewable IRP draft as energy portfolio 'disrupted' again

2019-05-30 15:03

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Wednesday evening at the Union Buildings in Pretoria that Gwede Mantashe would serve as minister of a merged department between mineral resources and energy.

Oil and gas find could help SA set up sovereign wealth fund, says Mantashe

2019-03-14 07:31

The offshore gas deposits at Brulpadda have the potential to offer SA independence, economic growth and jobs, says Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe.

Gold Fields' Carolus: Mining companies can do better

2019-02-04 14:59

It is important for the industry to take its role and impact on communities seriously, as opposed to extracting resources and leaving communities worse off, says Gold Fields chair Cheryl Carolus.

African mining ministers to show up in their numbers for Mining Indaba 2019

2019-02-01 09:27

The Cape Town event brings together investors, mining groups, government officials and labour to discuss the latest developments in the sector and clinch deals.


Mantashe: Africa should push harder for oil and gas investment

2019-10-11 05:00

Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe showed strong support for mega energy projects across the continent, highlighting Africa’s lack of development compared to other regions as a reason to keep going.

Mantashe: I'm no coal fundamentalist

2019-10-08 15:46

Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe said a golden opportunity lay ahead for wind energy investors to exploit, as off-grind energy solutions would boost the country’s energy consumption without burdening the national energy grid.

Acting head appointed to Independent Power Producers Office

2019-07-25 17:27

Advocate Sandra Coetzee has been appointed the acting head of the Independent Power Producers Office, following the removal of former boss Karen Breytenbach.

SA has its work cut out to save mining - IRR

2019-07-19 06:00

An excerpt from the think tank’s report argues that the recovery of the mining industry is possible, but that the industry needs “significant reforms” to achieve this.

Xolobeni - the mine, the murder and the DG

2019-06-30 06:57

A voice from the grave accuses Sandile Nogxina, a former director-general and now advisor to the mining minister, of betraying a community.

Ramaphosa meets with Eskom bosses ahead of State of the Nation Address

2019-06-18 17:41

Also on Tuesday the North Gauteng High Court ruled that Gupta-linked advisory company Trillian must pay back R595m to the power utility.

How the ANC plans to block 'rotten apples' from Parliament, Cabinet positions

2019-04-04 08:00

The ANC has come under fire for the inclusion of a number of tainted party members on its parliamentary and provincial legislature lists.

EXCLUSIVE: Pictures show how Bosasa installed security systems at Gwede Mantashe's Eastern Cape home

2019-02-05 10:47

New evidence has emerged of Bosasa staff installing security upgrades at the Cala, Eastern Cape, home of ANC national chairperson and Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe.

Mantashe wants to testify after Bosasa security upgrade claims, offers to take journos to his homes

2019-02-02 18:59

ANC national chairperson Gwede Mantashe denied that Bosasa upgraded security at his private residences

Mantashe warns of fake Facebook account offering a 'business proposal' in his name

2019-01-22 16:24

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has taken to Twitter to warn about a social media account impersonating him and offering people a business opportunity.

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