Mineral Resources Department

SA signs mining deal with Canada

The mineral resources department said on Tuesday that SA has signed a memorandum of understanding with Canada on cooperation in mining and mineral development. Minister of Mineral Resources, Ngoako Ramatlhodi signed the deal with Canadian Minister...

Fracking in Karoo imminent

The Department of Mineral Resources is studying the future of issuing licences for shale gas exploration that is set to begin in the semi-desert Karoo region of South Africa. In February this year, the Department of Mineral Resources announced that...