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23 January 2017
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19 Jan 2017
Solidarity: 2016’s mining fatalities disappointing
Trade union Solidarity today said that the number of mining fatalities recorded in 2016 have shown no significant improvement compared with those of 2015. According to statistics announced by the...
CM: Chamber of Mines notes the release of 2016 safety statistics
The Chamber of Mines today welcomed the opportunity to engage with all stakeholders at the release of the annual performance statistics in respect of safety and health. The industry recorded 73...
17 Jan 2017
"Eskom wrong about renewable energy costs"
Eskom claims that renewable energy is causing a “net loss to the economy”, but if we look into the future and beyond vested interests, it is easy to see that renewable energy is now the cheapest...
15 Jan 2017
CC: Latest decisions by the Competition Commission
1.  Key decisions on Mergers and Acquisitions 1.1 Proposed merger between Vardospan (Pty) Ltd v Habib Overseas Bank Ltd The Commission has approved, without conditions, the intermediate merger...
12 Jan 2017
Sarec slams Eskom for distorting facts in calculating renewables-related loss
The South African Renewable Energy Council (Sarec) has slammed as a “blatant distortion of facts” Eskom’s claim that the country suffered a net economic loss of R9-billion in 2016 as a result of...
11 Jan 2017
CSIR responds to Eskom claim of R9bn renewables-related economic loss in 2016
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has responded to Eskom’s claim that buying power from the country’s renewable-energy plants resulted in a net economic loss of R9-billion...
Guptas fail to sell SA companies by end of 2016
The Guptas’ intention to dispose of their shares in all their South African businesses by the end of 2016 has not come to fruition, their family spokesperson confirmed this week. "The Gupta family...
Who is winning the race to build a green internet?
The internet will likely be the largest single thing we build as a species. Tasked with creating and then catering to the world’s insatiable appetite for messages, photos, and streaming video,...
10 Jan 2017
Eskom: Eskom remains committed to renewables at a pace and cost the country can afford
Eskom acknowledges the positive role played by the renewable energy programme in the reduction of load shedding and in turn the benefit to the South African economy. The Council for Scientific and...
04 Jan 2017
South Africa's Eskom to meet coal supplier over drop in black ownership
South Africa's state-owned power producer Eskom will meet with Exxaro Resources after the coal producer approved a transaction that will see its black ownership drop to 30% from over 50%, the...
28 Dec 2016
Eskom’s excess generation capacity builds as Kusile Unit 1 ties-in to national grid
South Africa’s electricity utility Eskom has connected the first power-generating unit of the new Kusile coal-fired power station, in Mpumalanga; reaching the milestone ahead of schedule and adding...
23 Dec 2016
2016 set Zuma up for life and death political battle in coming year
President Jacob Zuma can, in the phrase popularised by Queen Elisabeth II in 1992, claim the past year as his annus horribilis as the State capture narrative eclipsed the Nkandla scandal and drew...
13 Dec 2016
Daily Podcast - December 13, 2016
Making headlines: EFF welcomes action on Farlam recommendations New disciplinary committee to scrutinise Motsoeneng And, Gordhan lashes Eskom
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