Mineral Resources and Energy current & possible court cases: Department of Mineral Resources and Energy briefing; Legislative programme
13 Sep 2019
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) regarded the Bill as progressive. On the National Energy Regulator Amendment Bill, he noted that the consultation process did not yield a positive response from the interested parties. What were the concerns? What assistance can the Committee provide?
Legacy Reports; Committee Programme
3 Sep 2019
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) shared the same view that the Legacy Report outlined key areas for future work for the Sixth Parliament to undertake. He felt the current discussions could lead to a piecemeal approach as opposed to a comprehensive report that Members could exercise their oversight role over.
Stakeholder Engagement: Mincosa, SAMDA, SAOGA, NIASA, SAREC, EIUG, CSIR & SAPIA
21 Aug 2019
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) asked for SAMDA’s opinion on the licensing environment and how it affected SAMDA. He asked what affected new mining in rural areas. What effect will expropriation without compensation have on new mining in rural areas?
Stakeholder Engagement with Trade Unions: NUM, AMCU, UASA, Solidarity; NUMSA & CEPPWAU
20 Aug 2019
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) asked about the effect of the SWOT analysis and research on the working conditions of workers. What is CEPPWAWU views on the proposal to make the energy sector an Essential Service? What measure does CEPPWAWU have to ensure supply of clean water to communities?
Mineral Resources and Energy Budget: Committee Report
5 Jul 2019
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) appreciated that the Chairperson had accepted his apology for arriving late. He was late due to transport delays. In response to comments raised by Mr Mileham, the first part was an observation from the Committee, and the second was according to a different source. There was ...
Departments of Mineral Resources and Energy 2019/20 Annual Performance Plans
3 Jul 2019
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) commented that the licensing regime was hampering the process of job creation and transformation in the sector. There was a need to address this issue, as well to try and get new black industrialists into the market.
Department of Mineral Resources 2018/2019 APP and Budget
2 Jul 2019
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) referred to the non-financial performance, and said the correlation between the actual budget spent versus the targets that were not achieved was a concerning matter. Targets were sitting at 44 percent, and the budget spent relating to those targets was sitting at 98 percent. The service ...
Urban Settlement Development Grant poor performance by Ethekwini & Mangaung
5 Mar 2019
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) thanked the province and the municipality for the presentation. His comments pertained to the percentage of the budget that used. This growth in the percentage of the budget used was consistent with what the Committee had told them to work on and be mindful of.
Consideration of minutes and reports
27 Feb 2019
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) said he shared the same feeling both from the point of the union and the institution themselves. He said they lacked the adequate funding. He shared his experience when he went on the Committee visit and they had to move into and outside the buildings. He ...
Department of Human Settlements & Estate Agency Affairs Board 2017/18 Annual Report
26 Feb 2019
Mr M Wolmarans (ANC) in addressing the EAAB expressed concern about the lack of transformation within the sector. He asked why there is still such a gap in terms of the racial and gender divide. He also wanted to know what the EAAB plans on doing as a strategy to ...