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Solidarity declares dispute with Eskom

Trade union Solidarity has declared a dispute with Eskom after the power utility did not turn up for further negotiations regarding salary increases. Eskom has offered a 0% salary increase for employees.

Tariff hike hearings end with Eskom facing impossible task

Nersa's hearings into the Eskom tariff hike request have closed presenting the panel with its biggest headache to date. Of the R66 billion claimed, some R44 billion was a claim for a shortfall of forecast electricity sales, while the balance included cost overruns on production.
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The tangled web of the Guptas, Tegeta and Optimum coal mine

On 9 March, Kruger and Co Attorney’s decided to launch a court application on behalf of the National Union of Mineworkers to set aside the resolution taken by the directors of Optimum coal mine and...

Electricity consumers to pay for Zupta thievery at Eskom

Eskom is planning to recover losses from corruption and loopholes in the multi year price determination rules by further increasing tariffs by an estimated 30% before the end of 2018. In a parallel process, municipalities...
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DMR Minister Gwede Mantashe visits Optimum coal mine

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe is meeting with workers at the Optimum coal mine in Mpumalanga. The meeting is part of efforts to resolve challenges currently facing the mine. Mineral Resources Minister @GwedeMantashe1 has arrived...