Energy

Arnot Opco signs 10 year coal deal with Eskom to be...

ARNOT OPCO, a South African coal producer in which employees have a 50% stake, has concluded a 10-year supply agreement with Eskom, the government-owned...

Transnet abandons coal rail expansion as part of broad effort to...

TRANSNET would not proceed with the expansion of the Waterberg coal line in South Africa's Limpopo province beyond the currently announced six million tons...

Mgojo blames Exxaro’s 30% plunge in coal exports to “one of...

EXXARO Resources churned profits and dividends in the six months to end-June but that was thanks to its non-managed iron ore investments because its...

Explosion at Eskom’s Medupi power station to cost billions and many...

THE explosion of a unit at power utility Eskom's Medupi power station would cost "billions to fix" and remove 797MW from the South African...

Eskom reports explosion of unit 4 at Medupi on Sunday, no...

ESKOM said today a unit at its 4,800MW Medupi power station had exploded - a development that swiftly ends the company's joy at reaching full...

Blackrock joins banks to buy and close coal plants in Asia

SOME of the world's largest financial institutions including Blackrock and Citigroup are planning to buy coal-fired plants in Asia and operate them in such...

Botswana coal industry is eating SA’s lunch owing to lack of...

DEVELOPING coal juniors in Botswana look likely to take domestic business from South African coal companies in the short term and could also start...

Eskom reports “significant amounts of coal” stolen en route to power...

THE latest in the litany of woes besetting Eskom is the utility has discovered that "significant" amounts of coal are being stolen from the...

SA coal price recovery to continue as Asia demand reminds world...

THE international thermal coal market is staging a major recovery pushing prices to around $130/t free on board (fob) out of Richards Bay as...

Nersa approves new electricity supply deal for South32’s Hillside aluminium smelter

YEARS of wrangling over a new electricity supply contract to the Hillside aluminium smelter in KwaZulu-Natal was resolved today after the National Energy Regulator...