Motlanthe-led nuclear committee meets

Engineering News 6 August 2012.

The National Nuclear Energy Executive Coordination Committee (NNEECC), which was set up late last year and which is chaired by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, will have its inaugural meeting on Tuesday, Energy Minister Dipuo Peters confirmed on Monday.

Addressing the US-South Africa Business Summit in Johannesburg, Peters indicated that the NNEECC had been established to oversee any future nuclear procurement process, as well as the build programme.

Speaking at the same gathering earlier, Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Daviessuggested that the nuclear procurement process could begin before year-end…