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26 Apr 2017
 
 
 
 
Opinion: Court’s ‘clean slate’ nuclear directive a big opportunity for new Energy Minister
NUCLEAR RULING
Having been effectively directed by the Western Cape High Court to “start with a clean slate” when approaching the controversial issue of nuclear procurement, South Africa’s new Energy Minister...
 
 
 
 
Court rules nuclear plan unlawful, must be set aside
NUCLEAR
South Africa's controversial push to build a fleet of new nuclear plants suffered a setback on Wednesday after the High Court set aside the procurement process and a pre-agreement with Russia....
 
 
25 Apr 2017
 
 
 
End to Eskom ‘stalemate’ will unleash wind market in 2017 – GWEC
WIND ENERGY
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) expects a recovery in the deployment of wind projects in South Africa, following a hiatus in 2016 brought about by Eskom’s refusal to enter into power purchase...
 
 
19 Apr 2017
 
DHET: Minister Blade Nzimande announces new investment in university infrastructure
STATEMENT
Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande today announces a major new investment in university infrastructure which will see very significant government spending over the next two...
 
 
17 Apr 2017
 
DA: Zakhele Mbhele says DA calls on new Acting Hawks Head to investigate neglected cases
STATEMENT
The new Acting Head of the Hawks, Ms Yolisa Matakata must take steps to immediately investigate several important and long neglected cases. Specifically, the following issues, all of which were...
 
 
13 Apr 2017
 
Eskom seeking Tegeta ‘consent’ to disclose value of Optimum settlement
COAL CONTRACT
Department of Public Enterprises director-general Mogokare Seleke revealed on Thursday that Eskom’s legal representatives had approached Tegeta Resources, owner of the Optimum coal mine, to obtain...
 
 
12 Apr 2017
 
Pan African outlines funding package for gold project
GOLD
The announcement by midtier gold mining company Pan African Resources of a mixed placement-and-debt funding package for its R1.7-billion Elikhulu gold tailings project was followed by a surprising...
 
 
11 Apr 2017
 
Unions back Seriti's purchase of Anglo coal mines
COAL
Two labour unions on Tuesday publicly backed the sale by Anglo American of coal assets to Seriti, the new black-owned start-up with aspirations to be South Africa’s next mining champion. Both the...
 
 
NUM: NUM welcomes the sale of Anglo American operations in Mpumalanga to Seriti Resources
STATEMENT
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) welcomes the announcement made by Anglo American plc's  sale of its Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations in South Africa for R2.3 billion to a wholly...
 
 
10 Apr 2017
 
 
 
R2.3bn Anglo coal sale to Seriti may hit Eskom ownership snag
COAL
A new aspirant South African mining champion on Monday announced its intention to purchase Anglo American’s Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations in South Africa, which would position the...
 
 
Anglo sells coal mines to Mike Teke’s Seriti
COAL
Diversified mining company Anglo American on Monday announced the sale of its Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations in South Africa to a wholly owned subsidiary of Seriti Resources Holdings,...
 
 
07 Apr 2017
 
Manage the transition
REAL ECONOMY: ELECTRICITY
Nearly every day there is news about a new innovation in electricity generation, storage or efficiency as researchers respond to the pressing challenge of securing more energy, while producing less...
 
 
06 Apr 2017
 
Platinum has best price improvement prospects – Major
JOBURG INDABA
Platinum has better price improvement prospects than virtually any other commodity, Cadiz Corporate Solutions mining director Peter Major said on Thursday. Speaking at a breakfast to publicise the...
 
 
05 Apr 2017
 
Gold-focused Pan African sells coal interests
GOLD
Midtier gold mining company Pan African Resources has sold its coal interests to Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) for a combination of cash and shares. Pan African will dispose of all its shares and...
 
 
04 Apr 2017
 
 
 
‘No firm decisions’ on nuclear, Gigaba insists as he seeks to soothe post-junk anxieties
NUCLEAR
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has reiterated South Africa’s stance that the proposed nuclear programme be implemented only at a “pace and scale” that is affordable and denied that any “firm...
 
 
 
                       
 
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