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Question 834: Mr N N J van R Koornhof (Cope) asks the Minister of Public Enterprises

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Question 834: Mr N N J van R Koornhof (Cope) asks the Minister of Public Enterprises
03/05/2013
  1. Whether he has been informed that Transnet does not have the capacity to transport all Phalaborwa Mining Company (PMC) magnetite by rail; if so,
  2. whether he has been informed that PMC is transporting the majority of their stock by truck on the R40 between Phalaborwa and Mpumalanga, therefore harming the road infrastructure; if so, when will the situation be rectified?  NW1040E

Reply:

According to Transnet:

  1. Transnet does have the capacity to transport the entire Phalaborwa Mining Company’s (PMC) magnetite by rail that it is contracted for.
  2. It is incorrect that PMC is transporting the majority of their stock by truck on the R40.

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