Energy

Mgojo takes Exxaro into a carpe diem strategy as coal future...

"WE have enough coal for the next 50 years but the question is this: how much time do we have left in which to...

SA coal miners polluting Mpumalanga province water on “egregious” scale –...

COAL mines operated by some of South Africa's largest companies were polluting areas of Mpumalanga province, an area identified by Greenpeace last year as having...

Afrimat pulls plug on R2.15bn takeover of Universal Coal citing cost...

AFRIMAT, the Johannesburg-listed industrial minerals company, has pulled the plug on a proposed takeover bid for Universal Coal citing the expense of the exercise. This...

Exxaro capital discipline lauded for passing up bid for South32 coal...

UNCONFIRMED reports suggest Exxaro Resources has ruled itself out of bidding for the South African Energy Coal (SAEC) business of South32, the Perth-headquartered company...

Unions remain sceptical as SA Govt. plans to unplug Eskom from...

What we know about Eskom, amid the endless murk, is that the existential inquiry needs to be replaced by drastic action, writes CHARLOTTE MATHEWS. Drastic...

Eskom two-year bailout, unbundling plan set down in London meeting

SOUTH Africa's power utility, Eskom, would be unbundled in two years after which the government would decide whether a further bailout was required. Eskom has...

Atha-Africa, CER boxing match a demonstration of Mantashe’s energy “polemic”

FOR a demonstration of the "polemic" South African mines minister, Gwede Mantashe, said existed in the country's energy debate, look no further than the...

Exxaro warns of Medupi hit on coal output and sales volumes

Eskom’s troubles continue to plague Exxaro, with the diversified miner cautioning that lower coal demand from the Medupi power station will adversely impact its...

Wescoal aims for share buy-back as earnings hit by labour disruptions,...

Coal producer Wescoal aims to buy back up to 20% of its shares, its chief executive said on Tuesday, as the Johannesburg-listed miner unveiled...

Obscure company targets coal mining project on Kruger Park doorstep

An obscure company called Manzolwandle Investments wants to start coal mining operations on the doorstep of the Kruger Park's southern border, near Komatipoort. It...