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Govt to open SA’s energy future to private sector investment as...

THE Department of Minerals and Energy (DMRE) will issue a request for information (RFI) for demand and supply side proposals to enlist the help...

SA resolves to develop market-friendly approach to dealing with energy crisis

SOUTH Africa has endorsed a more investor-friendly approach to tackling the country's energy crisis, said BusinessLive citing an ANC document it has seen that...

SA’s Standard Bank to reduce coal mine financing following policy publication

SOUTH African lender Standard Bank Group expected to reduce its financing of thermal coal projects "over time" in line with national agendas on emissions. Commenting...

Explosion at Anglo American’s Grosvenor metallurgical coal mine injures five people

AN explosion at a coal mine run by Anglo American in Australia’s Queensland state has injured five people and halted production, said Reuters citing...

Eskom voices “serious concern” about reliability and ramp-up of fault-ridden Medupi,...

SOUTH African power utility, Eskom, tonight expressed "serious concern" about the reliability of its multi-billion rand new build programme to contribute towards the country's...

Eskom tariff hike “a disaster’ for mining, says Minerals Council South...

A QUARTER of South Africa's mining jobs would be lost because of the additional costs coming from increased electricity tariffs over the next three...

Resgen thermal coal project Boikarabelo gets crucial jumpstart as second lender...

RESOURCE Generation (Resgen) was close to finalising the last major piece in the funding puzzle for Boikarabelo, a thermal coal mining project, after a...

Wescoal concludes 10-year deal to supply Eskom coal from proposed Moabsvelden...

ESKOM'S search for new coal was eased, at least to a small degree, by a coal sales agreement (CSA) with Wescoal Holdings. The Johannesburg-listed coal...

Minerals Council calls on Govt to shelve Carbon Tax as sector...

SOUTH Africa's Carbon Tax would cost the country's minerals sector R5.5bn a year in its second phase of implementation, said the Minerals Council South...

SA Govt. springs surprise appointing Nampak’s Andre de Ruyter as Eskom...

ANDRE de Ruyter, CEO of packaging company Nampak has been appointed CEO of Eskom, public enterprises minister, Pravin Gordhan announced today. De Ruyter's appointment is...