Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Mineral Resources and Energy.
Department of Energy
A Draft Integrated Energy Plan (IEP) will be drawn up for public consultation.
The energy department announced this during a briefing in parliament on the IEP.
National Nuclear Regulator
A notice announcing that Eskom has applied to the National Nuclear Regulator for nuclear installation site licences for the Thyspunt and Duynefontyn sites has been published in Government Gazette 40279 for comment.
The applications were made in terms of the National Nuclear Regulator Act and its regulations on the licensing of sites for new nuclear installations.
Department of Mineral Resources
The mineral resources department has announced its intention to declare an 18-month moratorium on the Transworld Energy and Mineral Resources SA application and the lodging of any further prospecting or mining applications in the Xolobeni area.
The proposed moratorium was drawn up in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act.