Sunday, September 23, 2018

The R300bn set aside in finance minister Pravin Gordhan's national budget last week for nuclear power in South Africa was just a beginning said Dipuo Peters, energy minister.

Coal of Africa is expected to progress its bid for Universal Coal but questions about the union - posed by a rival bidder - have been met with a spirited defence.

Richards Bay Coal Terminal says persistent heavy rains have not stopped coal deliveries to the port.

Sibanye Gold said the coal assets of Anglo American fit the bill in terms of extending its footprint in South Africa's energy industry.

ESKOM interim CEO, Matshela Koko, took a hard line stance with coal suppliers Exxaro Resources and Anglo American saying at the utility's quarter update...

Getting a decision out of Eskom was acknowledged to be problematic by Sunbird Energy ahead of the firm's R10bn to R20bn offshore gas project.

A farm swap between Rio Tinto, the UK miner, and Coal of Africa Ltd has been approved which CoAL boss John Wallington said would lead to larger project developments.

Record flooding in Australia's northeast continues to cut coal exports.

The department of mineral resources has radically restructured the 4mt/year Quattro coal export scheme, replacing management ahead of announcing new allocations.

Roger Baxter, COO of the Chamber of Mines, said government's strategic minerals policy would kill R100bn required in new coal mine investment.