Wednesday , 12 December 2018

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  • 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 ...

  • AMG throws Zimbabwe economic lifeline

    AMG throws Zimbabwe economic lifeline

    by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG - ZIMBABWE has received some reprieve after a gold medallion company based in neighbouring South Africa pledged to  finance the procurement of scar ...

  • Industry 4.0 a chance to plug the gender gap

    Industry 4.0 a chance to plug the gender gap

    by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - THE fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) has emerged as an opportunity to bridge the gender gap. This revolution is anticipated to have an imp ...

  • SADC rail revival spurs intra-Africa trade

    SADC rail revival spurs intra-Africa trade

    by GIFT NDOLWANE  JOHANNESBURG - AFTER years lying derelict owing to a snub by some governments in the region, the railway sector has bounced back as a key component of promoting i ...

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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Load shedding risk minimal

Load shedding risk minimal

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - THE possibility of load shedding remains low amid the power system stabilising. On Monday, Eskom said in the past 85 days there had only been 2 hours an ...

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Eskom: No load shedding for six weeks

Eskom: No load shedding for six weeks

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - ESKOM, South Africa’s power utility, announced it had entered six weeks without load shedding. The positive development is attributed to current stabili ...

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Delegates request more investment in renewable energy

Delegates request more investment in renewable energy

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - THE South African International Renewable Energy Conference (SAIREC) has ended in Cape Town where delegates expressed hope increased ...

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