Mining and Energy

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Draft Integrated Energy Plan in the Pipeline

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.

Eskom Applies for Nuclear Installation Site Licences

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.

18-Month Mining Applications Moratorium Proposed for Xolobeni

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.

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