Monday , 18 February 2019

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  • Gas findings a game changer for South African economy

    Gas findings a game changer for South African economy

    by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG - THE recent discovery of gas off the southern coast of South Africa is seen as a great step for the country which still relies on imports of oil and ...

  • Labour body resists splitting of Eskom

    Labour body resists splitting of Eskom

    by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - THERE are differences within South Africa’s  tripartite alliance following the announcement by President Cyril  Ramaphosa of plans to privatise st ...

  • Digitalisation boosts productivity in mining sector

    Digitalisation boosts productivity in mining sector

    JOHANNESBURG – EXPERTS have forecast innovation and technology to play increasingly valuable roles in boosting performance and sustainable  efficiency in mines throughout Africa. M ...

  • Maize soap and mixed views at climate summit

    Maize soap and mixed views at climate summit

    from ANDRZEJ KOWALCYK in Katowice, Poland  KATOWICE - It was never going to be easy holding a United Nations climate-change meeting in a country that gets 80 per cent of its energy ...

German firm enters SA solar market

German firm enters SA solar market

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) - THE German photovoltaic (PV) mounting systems manufacturer, Renusol, has expanded its products to South Africa. The company supplies its solutions for moun ...

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No Asian deal yet to buy CoAL shares

No Asian deal yet to buy CoAL shares

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - COAL of Africa reported it had not reached an agreement with Haohua Energy International (HEI) Resource Limited over the latter’s indication to subscrib ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Record investments into Africa renewable energy projects

EXCLUSIVE: Record investments into Africa renewable energy projects

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - SUB-SAHARAN Africa has taken the lead in the endorsement of clean energy with revelations some countries in the region having eclipsed the world’s wealt ...

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Standard, ICBC partner to fund SA power projects

Standard, ICBC partner to fund SA power projects

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - STANDARD Bank has announced a partnership with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) to raise R10 billion to support the development of Sou ...

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Eskom ends Exxaro coal supply contract

Eskom ends Exxaro coal supply contract

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - ESKOM will not renew its decades-long contract with Exxaro when it expires at the end of the month. It is thus seeking coal bids for its 100 megawatt (M ...

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Renewable, IPP projects boost Eskom supplies

Renewable, IPP projects boost Eskom supplies

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -ESKOM has announced stability to the power system following the connection of some renewable energy projects and independent power producers to the grid. ...

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Target set for completion of collapsed Majuba silo

Target set for completion of collapsed Majuba silo

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - THE construction of a key coal storage silo that collapsed at the Majuba Power Station, will be completed in two years time, Eskom said. The facility di ...

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COSATU opposes proposed electricity price increase

COSATU opposes proposed electricity price increase

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - THE Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has opposed plans by the power utility, Eskom, to recoup R22,8 billion (about $1,65 billion) it repo ...

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MTN Zakhele lists on JSE

MTN Zakhele lists on JSE

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - MTN Zakhele has listed on the Empowerment Segment of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange's Main Board. Established as a vehicle for previously disadvantaged ...

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Load shedding further ruled out

Load shedding further ruled out

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - ESKOM does not anticipate load shedding on Wednesday as the power system is stable. The power firm said it had met the country’s electricity demand whil ...

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