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26 Feb 2016
 
 
 
 
Northam Platinum advancing growth projects to meet projected 2020 undersupply
PLATINUM
Platinum mining company Northam Platinum on Friday elaborated on its growth projects that are timed to counter a lack of replacement investment over the past decade across the primary production...
 
 
08 Jul 2015
 
 
 
Inland terminal rapid rail master plans urged for new coal basins
COAL
A new logistical concept involving the overland conveying of coal to inland terminals for processing prior to rapid railing to ocean terminals is being proposed for new coal basins, to boost...
 
 
07 Nov 2014
 
 
 
Eskom sees Majuba output at 1 800 MW as it works on full recovery plan
MAJUBA COLLAPSE
Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona says plans are in place ramp up output at the Majuba power station to a sustainable 1 800 MW for the coming six months, while the utility finalised interim and permanent...
 
 
03 Nov 2014
 
 
 
Power prognosis improves, but load-shedding risk persists for Wed, Thurs
POWER CRISIS
State-owned electricity producer Eskom said it was not anticipating any need to introduce load shedding on Tuesday, having avoided load shedding on Monday. In a system update, the utility also...
 
 
02 Nov 2014
 
 
 
Majuba silo collapse pushes system ‘over the edge’, summer load-shedding risk high
POWER CRISIS
Electricity utility Eskom confirmed on Sunday that the risk of load shedding had increased materially for the coming week in light of a catastrophic failure of the 10 000 t central coal storage...
 
 
29 Jul 2014
 
 
 
Medupi Unit 6 synchronisation set down for Dec 15
ELECTRICITY
Electricity producer Eskom has, for the first time, offered a detailed timeline for the synchronisation of Medupi Unit 6, which is officially scheduled for December 15, 2014. Addressing a joint...
 
 
21 Mar 2014
 
Pain, but also change
REAL ECONOMY: ELECTRICITY
There has been much commentary about whether anything has in fact changed at Eskom over the past six years after the country descended into its first national load-shedding episode since 2008 – an...
 
 
11 Mar 2014
 
 
 
 
 
Eskom in talks with miners in bid to replenish dry, coarse coal stocks
ELECTRICITY & COAL
Electricity utility Eskom and the Chamber of Mines (CoM) are in talks about urgently replenishing stockpiles of coarse coal at its power stations, as these stocks have been depleted over the past...
 
 
30 Nov 2010
 
 
 
An overview of the new Lift, Escalator and Passenger Conveyor Regulations, 2009
CAMERON CROSS INC
On 17 September 2010 the Minister of Labour, in terms of section 43 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 85 of 1993 (OHSA), published regulations which will replace and repeal the Lift,...
 
 
28 Sep 2007
 
Containerisation response, balanced-trade warning, wind-energy plan
Real Economy
It is now widely accepted that the development and adoption of containerised solutions was one of the most important innovations of the last century. In fact, it could even be argued that the...
 
 
24 May 2002
 
New vision powering Africa's renaissance
Real Economy
The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (Nepad) programme has set a target of increasing Africans’ access to reliable and affordable commercial energy supply from 10% to 35% over...
 
 
 
                       
 
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