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Anglo American sheds Eskom thermal unit

CASH COW: Eskom is paying premium prices for good quality coal. 23/02/09. Pic. Marianne Schwankhart. © The Times. Comment - Coal's true price: How the real costs of mining pass on to the community [Page 12] Black gold ... more coal mines like this will be established worldwide to meet an insatiable demand for affordable energy, despite opposition from green activists. Business Day. 28/04/2010. Pg 15. FM Green Report 15/10/2010, pg 26. Bad energy. Coal power stations are high polluters.

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ANGLO American has announced the sale of its Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations in South Africa to a wholly owned subsidiary of Seriti Resources Holdings Proprietary Limited. The deal is worth R2,3 billion (about US$164 million). The buyer is a company majority owned by historically disadvantaged South Africans […]

Eskom Academy invests in entrepreneurs development

 Dignitaries (seated from left): Senior Manager for Industry
Support at Eskom KZN, Lee Mchunu, Senior Manager for Asset Creation at
Eskom KZN, Portia Papu, General Manager for Eskom KZN Operating Unit,
Monde Bala, Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Limpopo, Prof. Joe
Nel, and Programme Manager for the Eskom Development Foundation, Steph

By MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – ESKOM, the South African power utility, has over the past decade invested R1,7 billion in skills development and job creation though its Contractor Academy. Company executives disclosed the figures at the capping of 18 Western Cape Contractor Academy graduates in Cape Town on Friday. […]

French funding aids Eskom’s investments in power grid


By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ESKOM and the French Agency for Development have signed a R6 billion (€400 million) multi-tranche framework agreement to support Eskom investments in the extension and reinforcement of its power transmission grid. Eskom Chief Financial Officer, Anoj Singh, says the multi-tranche loan facility will contribute towards Eskom plans to […]

Huawei offers African Utility Week platinum boost


GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – GLOBAL information and telecommunications giant, Huawei, has signed a platinum sponsorship with African Utility Week, the leading conference and trade exhibition for power, energy and water professionals. Additionally, the Chinese technology firm will host its fifth Huawei Power Summit, where the company will demonstrate its industry-leading solutions. This summit will be co-located […]

KPMG industry solutions awaited at African Utility Week

African Utility Week

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – PREPARATIONS for the 2017 African Utility Week are gathering momentum with global audit firm, KPMG, confirming diamond sponsorship of the event set for Cape Town in May. This is part of the firm’s strategy to execute its mastery from an advisory perspective. Apart from the wealth of knowledge […]

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