NOTES TO THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS - NOTE 28


 

        2014     2013  
        Power
station-related
environmental
restoration
– nuclear
plant1
    Power
station-related
environmental
restoration
– other
generating
plant2
    Mine-related
closure,
pollution
control and
rehabilitation3
    Other4     Total     Total  
    Note   Rm     Rm     Rm     Rm     Rm     Rm  
28. Provisions                                      
  Group                                      
  Balance at beginning of the year     7 177     6 762     4 309     8 487     26 735     16 818  
  Provision raised for the year     1 588     (418)     (224)     6 126     7 072     7 467  
  Raised to the income statement     831     146     121     1 271     2 369     4 056  
  Capitalised to property, plant and equipment     745     (564)         4 855     5 036     2 814  
  Capitalised to inventory     12         (132)         (120)     110  
  Capitalised to future fuel             (213)         (213)     487  
  Finance cost     566     598     281     11     1 456     2 569  
  Unwinding of discount 41   828     705     341     11     1 885     1 509  
  Change in discount rate applied to provision 41   (262)     (107)     (60)         (429)     1 060  
  Transfer from non-current assets held-for-sale                 (10)     (10)     201  
  Amounts used                 (4 495)     (4 495)     (320)  
        9 331     6 942     4 366     10 119     30 758     26 735  
  Maturity analysis     9 331     6 942     4 366     10 119     30 758     26 735  
  Non-current     9 331     6 942     4 366     518     21 157     20 087  
  Current                 9 601     9 601     6 648  
  Company                                      
  Balance at beginning of the year     7 177     6 762     4 309     7 752     26 000     16 339  
  Provision raised for the year     1 588     (418)     (224)     6 096     7 042     7 301  
  Raised to the income statement     831     146     121     1 241     2 339     3 890  
  Capitalised to property, plant and equipment     745     (564)         4 855     5 036     2 814  
  Capitalised to inventory     12         (132)         (120)     110  
  Capitalised to future fuel             (213)         (213)     487  
  Finance cost     566     598     281     7     1 452     2 566  
  Unwinding of discount 41   828     705     341     7     1 881     1 506  
  Change in discount rate applied to provision 41   (262)     (107)     (60)         (429)     1 060  
  Amounts used                 (4 299)     (4 299)     (206)  
        9 331     6 942     4 366     9 556     30 195     26 000  
  Maturity analysis     9 331     6 942     4 366     9 556     30 195     26 000  
  Non-current     9 331     6 942     4 366     454     21 093     20 022  
  Current                 9 102     9 102     5 978  

 
1. Provision is made for the estimated decommissioning cost of nuclear plant and for the management of nuclear fuel assemblies and radioactive waste. Refer to note 3(d).
2. Provision is made for the estimated decommissioning cost of all other generating plant. Refer to note 3(d).
3. Provision is made for the estimated cost of closure, pollution control, rehabilitation and mine employee benefits at the end of the life of the mines, where a constructive and contractual obligation exists to pay coal suppliers. Refer to note 3(d).
4. Includes provision made for contractual obligations to maintain and restore the infrastructure under service concession arrangements, onerous contracts, compensation claims and guarantees.