DMRE Budget: Committee Report
14 Jul 2020
Mr K Mileham (DA) commented on National Treasury emphasising that a guarantee cannot be provided that a reduced amounts will be reinstated in the next budget process as the allocation of resources is guided by the prevailing priorities of the government – he found this concerning because it will significantly impact ...
Minister & Department on adjusted budget & impact on delivery programmes
7 Jul 2020
Mr K Mileham (DA) was also concerned about the INEP reductions. The Department was defunding one of its few service delivery programmes. He estimated that an additional R580m could have been saved in other areas, such as travel, catering and consultants. He was also concerned that money was continuing to ...
Independent Electricity Management Operator Bill: Department of Public Enterprises and Eskom response
24 Jun 2020
Mr K Mileham (DA) referred to the Department saying it is not ready. Eskom is not present because of not having adequate time to prepare for the meeting. This is a matter of concern. Committee Members from two Committees are present to hear the responses from DPE and Eskom, and ...
Lilly Mine Update; Optimum Mine Update: DMRE & BRP briefings
23 Jun 2020
Mr K Mileham (DA) said it was important to get to the bottom of the accident. At Vantage, it appeared that different directors supported different investors. He asked who Mr Arendse represented in the presentation. Who was auditing the transaction process, and what was the Department of Mineral Resources’ (DMR ...
Trade unions on COVID-19 related work in the mining industry
19 Jun 2020
Mr K Mileham (DA) directed his first question to Mr Baxter from the Minerals Council. He noted the higher testing percentage than the general population which is good thing and he felt that it should be extended and rolled out further. His question was whether there is more that the ...
Agreement between RSA & European Atomic Energy Community for Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy
10 Jun 2020
Mr K Mileham (DA) appreciated the inclusion of the annexures. He asked why the Department had not included the
Mineral Resources and Energy Budget: Committee Report; Update on Solar Water Heater programme
2 Jun 2020
Mr K Mileham (DA) added that it has been five years since the Department of Energy took over the solar geyser programme however in the five years, the Department has incurred R289 million in fruitless and wasteful expenditure. There is no urgency to complete this programme. It seems that installation ...
Mineral Resources and Energy Budget: Committee Report
27 May 2020
Mr K Mileham (DA) said Mr Mthenjane and Ms N Hlonyana (EFF) both attended this meeting, and he understood that meetings were open to any Members of Parliament. He had no problem with that but from an apologies perspective only one Member of the EFF was actually a voting member ...
DMRE on its response to Covid-19, including regulations thereof
26 May 2020
Mr K Mileham (DA) stressed Mr Mahlaule’s point on retaining employees instead of retrenching, and added that screening and testing at mines should be intensified. On the transmission of COVID-19 in mines, he asked if the number of infections had increased within the workforce, or if they had come ...
NERSA, SDT & SADPMR 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans
20 May 2020
Mr K Mileham (DA) thanked SADPMR for the presentation and asked what was being done to bring back the board and what was the progress on the actions. He asked if the SADPMR’s request on receiving COVID-19 relief from the National Treasury was realistic considering that the outbreak is ...