Parliament, Saturday, 17 September 2022 – The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy, the Portfolio Committee on Police as well as the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs will tomorrow conduct a joint oversight visit to areas where there is illegal mining of gold in the Gauteng Province. Tomorrow’s visit will mark the end of the three-day joint oversight which was started yesterday in Free State by the committees.

The details of the first meeting are as follows:

Date: 18 September 2022
Time : 09:00 – 09:15
Activity: Briefing by the DMRE
Venue: Roodeport Civic Centre

The details of the second meeting are as follows:

Time : 09:15 – 13h30
Activity: Visits to areas where there is illegal mining of gold, Roodepoort – Matholesville Outcrop, Blue Print and Creswell Park, Soweto –Dobsonville and Marie Louis dump sites, Florida – Robertville, Zamapilo and Langlaagte.

The details of the third meeting are as follows:

Time: 14:00 – 17:00
Activity: Meeting with Stakeholders (Mining Houses, Riverlea and Zamampilo communities and other stakeholders)
Venue: Roodepoort Civic Centre


For media enquiries or interviews with the Chairperson, please contact the committee’s Media Officer:
Name: Ms Sureshinee Govender
Cell: 081 704 1109