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Eskom makes provision for strike

Power utility Eskom says that it has contingency plans in place, should it face strike action, but unions say they are reluctant to take the striking option.

South32 keeps SA thermal coal production guidance steady at 29Mt

SOUTH32 kept production guidance unchanged across its properties following the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, including at its thermal coal assets in...

Vale opens Mozambican coal mine

Vale has opened a new $1.7bn coal mine in Mozambique, tapping the southern African country's thermal and coking coal reserves of around 23 billion tonnes.

Firestone makes rights progress

Firestone Energy's application for mining rights made by its joint venture with Sekoko Resources has been approved at a regional level by the department of mineral resources.

Eskom mulled buying back BHP contract

Eskom has seriously considered "buying back" the supply contract for BHP Billiton’s Hillside aluminium smelter, but it remains too expensive.

Seeing the light? How Eskom can pull itself back from the...

Deeply corrupt, inefficient and over-staffed, Eskom is the canker at the heart of the South African economy. And with the best intentions in the...

Keaton left tapping fingers on Vaalkrantz ministerial consent

KEATON Energy CEO, Mandi Glad, expressed her disappointment with the time it was taking to win ministerial consent for the sale of the firm's...

Eskom’s Molefe heartened by yield turnaround

Eskom bond yields relative to Transnet have narrowed significantly this year which is evidence the power utility is stabilising its financial position.

Vale readies first 35kt of Mozambique coal

Brazilian miner Vale said it would export its first coal from its Mozambique mine on Wednesday after resolving bottlenecks on the rail line.

Glencore unperturbed by hostility to coal as price rises 21% in...

THE condemnation of companies with significant exposure to fossil fuels is steadily growing with banks, institutional investors, and even the companies engaged in coal...