Mining and Energy

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

Essential Services Committee Shines Light on Mining Sector

Department of Labour

The essential services committee has called for oral submissions on whether certain mining operations should be designated essential services.

According to a notice in the Government Gazette (37914 / 628 of 15 August 2014) investigations are being conducted on:

New Terms for LPG Market Inquiry

Department of Economic Development

Revised terms of reference for the market inquiry into the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) sector have been published in Government Gazette 37903.

The Competition Commission published the original terms of reference in June 2014. These have now been retracted.

ISMO Bill Undergoing Refinement

Department of Energy

The energy department will continue to consult with stakeholders and refine the Independent System and Market Operator (ISMO) Bill.

The energy minister, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, confirmed this during her budget vote speech in parliament.