Department welcomes undertaking to save jobs at Tegeta

The Department of Mineral Resources has welcomed the undertaking to save employees’ jobs in the sale of Tegeta Exploration and Resources.

The department said it has been duly informed by Oakbay Investments of the effective sale of its Tegeta Exploration and Resources business to another company.

The department said it continues to work with all stakeholders on the stability and sustainability of the industry, and welcomes all initiatives by current and potential investors to curb job losses.

The purchaser has committed to a minimum level of 30% BEE compliance.

“The transaction will be concluded in line with provisions in the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, the department.

Source: South African Government News Agency