Science and Technology

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Science and Technology.

Natural Science Council Members Sought

Department of Science and Technology

Science and technology minister Naledi Pandor is calling for the nomination of candidates to be considered for appointment to the Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP).

According to notices in the Government Gazette (37999 / 811 and 812 of 19 September 2014) the nominations must be submitted no later than 17 October.

Space Affairs Act Under Review

South African Council for Space Affairs

The Space Affairs Act is under review.

The South African Council for Space Affairs (SACSA) revealed this during a presentation to the trade and industry and science and technology committees on space policy.

New Consultation Fees for Natural Sciences

Council for Natural Scientific Professions

The Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP) has altered their fee recommendations for practitioners and technical staff.

According to a notice in the Government Gazette (37979 / 110 of 12 September 2014) the suggested new hourly tariffs are up between 9.8 and 10.4 percent.