Mining and Energy

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Mineral Resources and Energy.

Cabinet Adopts Energy Crunch Plan

Cabinet

Cabinet has adopted a five point plan to mitigate electricity challenges facing South Africa.

At its last meeting for 2014, cabinet voiced concern over the adverse impact recent power outages were having on households and businesses across the country.

Amended Rules for Construction Sector Associations

Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions

Amended rules and requirements for the recognition of voluntary associations within the construction sector are now in place.

The rules were published for comment at the beginning of 2014.

One Environmental System in Place

Department of Mineral Resources

The one environmental system governing the licence application process for mining activities came into force on 8 December 2014.

In a joint statement issued by the mineral resources, environmental affairs and water affairs departments, the new system is described as representing government’s commitment to removing obstacles to doing business in South Africa as well as attracting investment into the local mining industry.

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