Mineral Resources

National Department Budget for 2018-19

Vote purpose

Promote and regulate the minerals and mining sector for transformation, growth and development. Ensure that all South Africans derive sustainable benefits from the country’s mineral wealth.

Mandate

The mandate of the Department of Mineral Resources is broadly informed by:

  • the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (2002), which provides the regulatory framework for equitable access to and the sustainable development of mineral resources and related matters
  • the Mine Health and Safety Act (1996), which governs mine health and safety
  • the 1998 White Paper on Minerals and Mining Policy for South Africa, which ensures the transparent and efficient regulation of the development of South Africa’s mineral resources and mineral industry to meet national objectives and bring optimum benefit to the nation.

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Administration
Mine Health and Safety
Mineral Policy and Promotion
Mineral Regulation

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Administration
Mine Health and Safety
Mineral Policy and Promotion
Mineral Regulation

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Payments for capital assets - Buildings and other fixed structures
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Transfers and subsidies - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Households
Transfers and subsidies - Public corporations and private enterprises
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