Electricity

We aren’t to blame if Exxaro Arnot mine closes says Eskom

Eskom has indicated its concern regarding media reports revealing the potential closure of Exxaro’s Arnot coal mine and the resultant job losses should Eskom...

DRC mining sector boosts local hydroelectric power supply

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), known for its shortage of power supply, will over the next few years improve its electricity output thanks...

Sibanye Gold invests in Waterberg coal project to secure IPP power

Sibanye Gold has made significant progress towards implementing a strategy which reduces its dependence on Eskom for power – having signed an agreement to...
energy

Load shedding a rarity by 2025 says PwC power survey

Power utility companies and stakeholders across Africa anticipate a brighter and different outlook for the sector in the decade ahead, according to a new...

World Coal Association calls on World Bank to recognise coal’s electricity...

The World Coal Association (WCA) has called on the World Bank to recognise the vital role of coal in bringing affordable, reliable electricity to hundreds of...

Nersa rejects 9.58% Eskom tariff increase request

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) said on Monday that it would not grant 9.58% Eskom tariff increase that the utility had requested...

Master Power Technologies supplies power to two DRC copper mines

Power solutions and data centre specialist Master Power Technologies (MPT) has supplied two copper mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with...

SA Chamber of Mines president questions mining’s investment attraction

SA Chamber of Mines president, Mike Teke questioned mining's investment attraction during his recent presidential review - noting a number of areas which need...

Eskom: Medupi’s unit 6 slowly inching towards output target

South Africa – Eskom announced on Thursday that unit 6 of the Medupi power station in Limpopo reached a new output level of 735...

Zambia power tariff must increase drastically to become cost reflective

Zambia – Zambia’s Energy Regulation Board technical regulation director Yohane Mukabe told delegates and media at the annual Copperbelt Mining Trade Expo & Conference (CBM-Tec)...

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