Question NW2394 to the Minister of Mineral Resources

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31 August 2017 - NW2394

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Hadebe, Mr TZ to ask the Minister of Mineral Resources

(1)(a) How many asbestos mines have been rehabilitated since the inception of his department’s asbestos rehabilitation project in 2008, (b) what amount has been spent to date and (c)(i) what are the names of the mines that have been rehabilitated and (ii) where are these mines located; (2) (a) how many asbestos mines still need to be rehabilitated and (b) what is the estimated rehabilitation costs; (3) by what date does his department anticipate to conclude the rehabilitation of asbestos mines?


1. (a) 21 sites

(b) R154 152 385.16


  1. Strelley Northern Cape
  2. Jebolo: Northern Cape
  3. Prieska Old Hospital: Northern Cape
  4. Langley Limpopo:
  5. Mafefe Kappa: Limpopo
  6. Prieska Parkland Creation: Northern Cape
  7. Heuningvlei: Northern Cape
  8. Vergenoeg: Northern Cape
  9. Ga-Lotolo: Northern Cape
  10. Lokaleng Northern Cape
  11. Ditabogong: Limpopo
  12. Mahlatjane: Limpopo
  13. Klipriver: Kwazulu Natal
  14. Sithilo: Kwazulu Natal
  15. Ga-Madiba: Limpopo
  16. Betle: Limpopo
  17. Mang le Mang: Limpopo
  18. Masaneng: Northern Cape
  19. Buisvlei South: Northern Cape
  20. Buisvlei North: Northern Cape
  21. Motsane: Limpopo

2. (a) 234

(b) R1 701 278 865

3. 2029

Approved/Not Approved

Mr MJ Zwane, MP

Minister of Mineral Resources

Date Submitted:-……………/………………/2017

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