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Report shows two coal IPPs would cost an additional R20 billion

A report released by the University of Cape Town’s Energy Research Centre shows that government’s planned independent power producer coal plants – Thabametsi and Khanyisa – would cost South Africa an additional R19.68 billion compared to a least-cost energy system.

Wescoal to sell non-core, non-operational asset

Wescoal released a cautionary announcement on Tuesday advising its shareholders that it has accepted an offer for the disposal of one of its non-core, non-operational assets.
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CCMA’s first-time ruling that white employees may strike because of race

Trade union Solidarity achieved a huge victory in its dispute at the CCMA against Sasol on white employees’ exclusion from Sasol’s new empowerment scheme, Khanyisa.
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DMR Minister Gwede Mantashe not big in Natal

The DMR Minister, Gwede Mantashe, has failed to honour his commitment to visit the KwaZulu-Natal province today to discuss the Mining Charter. 

Sedgman teams up with CoalTech

International coal agglomeration engineering company CoalTech has concluded an agreement with mineral processing company Sedgman to support it in its future coal pelletising plant development.
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Kibo Mining awards EPC contract

Kibo Mining has awarded Sepco III the second lot of the engineering, procurement and construction contract for the construction of the power line that will evacuate power from the Mbeya Power Plant in the Songwe District to the TANESCO Mbeya sub-station.

New coal-fired power plant in Kenya to incorporate clean coal technology

A new coal-fired power plant in Kenya’s Lamu country – set to produce 1 050 MW of power – will be the single largest independent power producer in Kenya

Lonmin carnage could be solved by Sibanye-Stillwater acquisition

Trade union Solidarity is saddened by the retrenchment crisis Lonmin currently faces. However, the trade union is positive that if Sibanye-Stillwater succeeds in buying the company it could result in a favourable outcome for the platinum giant.

Hwange Colliery MD suspended over corruption allegations

Hwange Colliery has suspended its MD, Thomas Makore, on allegations of corruption. Acting board chairperson, Juliana Muskwe, says the measure was taken following reports of disharmony within the company’s top management.
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Mantashe sets out vision for DMR and doesn’t hold back

Never one to mince his words DMR Minister, Gwede Mantashe, has lambasted the status quo with regards to his department being rife and stalled by corruption and endless loops of red-tape when trying to get mining projects up and running.

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