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Energy, technology added to industry awards

power utility

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THIS year’s African Utility Week Industry Awards will be bigger than ever following the addition of five more categories. These are Small-Scale Sustainable Energy Project, Innovative Technology of the Year, Deal of the Year, ICT Excellence Award and Gas-to-Power Project of the Year. The fourth edition of the annual African […]

Fuel levy increase to hit businesses, importers

Fuel levy increase

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE anticipated increase in the fuel levy during the Budget Speech later this month will place importers under increased pressure in already challenging market conditions, says Adam Orlin, Head of Investec Import Solutions. The executive adds this will negatively impact South African consumers and businesses. Finance minister, Pravin […]

Unitrans foresees revival of petrochemicals sector


by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AN executive in the petrochemical industry will eventually shrug off the falling oil prices, a crumbling mining sector and local economic uncertainty in South Africa. Noddy Ramroop, Operations Executive: Petrochemical for Unitrans, said the challenges were not necessarily bad news for the supply chain. “While market demands have […]

Delta spill victims outraged at ruling against compensation

Nigeria oil spills

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIANS affected by oil spills blamed on the Shell Petroleum Development Company are disappointed by a court ruling dismissing their demands for compensation in English courts. The Bille and Ogale communities in Niger Delta are affected by the spills. They suffered a further setback when […]

Amnesty slams ruling on Shell spills in Niger Delta

AI accuses Shell of ignoring oil spill image DW

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – A United Kingdom High Court ruling that Niger Delta communities devastated by oil spills cannot sue Shell could rob them of justice and allow multinationals to commit abuses overseas. This is according Amnesty International, which is disappointed by the ruling delivered on Thursday. The court […]

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