Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Mineral Resources and Energy.
Department of Mineral Resources
Amendments to mine health and safety regulations relating to machinery and equipment have been published in Government Gazette 38493.
The amendments are published in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act of 1996.
Tax incentives will be introduced to promote greater levels of energy efficiency in South Africa.
The finance minister, Nhlanhla Nene, revealed this while tabling Budget 2015 in parliament yesterday.
National Energy Regulator
The National Energy Regulator (NERSA) has published the municipal tariff guidelines for electricity prices for 2015/16 in Government Gazette 38478.
NERSA has approved a 12.20% guideline increase as well as the benchmarks for the 2015/16 municipal tariff review process.