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IPPs could go out of business, Treasury warns Eskom

Eskom's delay in signing power purchase agreements with renewable IPPs could result in manufacturers going out of business

6 hours ago

How to make your office more eco-friendly

Environmental challenges are something that is facing many businesses across the world and here in South Africa is no different

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 6 hours ago

Why Gordhan's silence on South Africa's nuclear option is a good sign

South Africa's Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan said very little about the energy sector in his recent budget speech

By Hartmut Winkler 3 days ago

Future Energy to address Africa's power potential

Regional power events in Africa, including EAPIC and WAPIC, have been renamed to Future Energy, in order to reflect the optimism and potential of the energy and power sectors on the continent

3 days ago

Nersa approves 2.2% tariff increase for Eskom

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has allowed Eskom to raise tariffs by 2.2% in the 2017/18 financial year

3 days ago

#Budget2017: SAREC welcomes finance minister's support

The South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) has welcomed confirmation from Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan during the 2017 Budget Speech that the continuation of South Africa's independent power producer programme is an imperative, given the need to boost investment in the short term

23 Feb 2017

Sibanye profits up 60%

Sibanye soared further into the black for the second half of 2016 with a record annual operating profit of R10,5bn for the six months

23 Feb 2017

Uganda gold refinery raises alarm over conflict minerals

The inauguration of Uganda's first gold refinery sparked concern over the possibility of dirty minerals from regional conflict zones making their way into the country

23 Feb 2017

J. Walter Thompson Cape Town and SunSteam join forces to bring energy to everyone under the sun

A highly contested business win in the rapidly expanding renewable energy sector has seen J. Walter Thompson Cape Town appointed to lead all marketing communication on the African continent for innovative solar technology enterprise SunStream Technology Inc

Issued by JWT 22 Feb 2017

GE technology helps power Cameroon poultry hatchery

Poultry hatchery Agrocam, located in Douala, Cameroon, has purchased one of GE's Jenbacher J316 gas engines to address the fundamental challenges related to long-term power outages

22 Feb 2017

Anglo exceeds its debt-busting target

Anglo American reduced its net debt by a third during 2016, far exceeding its target, and said dividends could be resumed at the end of the year

By Allan Seccombe 22 Feb 2017

Improving mining H&S through collaboration

Health & Safety go hand in hand in the mining industry, while there has been a huge improvement in safety, health has been left behind

By Danette Breitenbach 22 Feb 2017

Uganda commissions first gold refinery

President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned Uganda's first gold refinery with a promise to abolish royalty taxes to boost the sector.

21 Feb 2017

SARB rubber stamps Sibanye's Stillwater deal

Sibanye Gold's acquisition of Stillwater Mining Company has been approved by the South African Reserve Bank in terms of exchange control regulations

21 Feb 2017

Critical court showdown on mining and environment

Tormin case will decide if government's environmental watchdog still has power when it comes to mining

By John Yeld 20 Feb 2017

Gem halts Botswana mine amid low prices

Gem Diamonds' poor run of form with mines outside Lesotho continued after it said it had suspended its Ghaghoo mine in Botswana with immediate effect

20 Feb 2017

New categories added to African Utility Week Industry Awards

The fourth annual African Utility Week Industry Awards will honour pioneering utilities, projects and people in the energy and water industry on the continent

20 Feb 2017

Eskom looks set to drag feet on signing PPAs - SAREC

According to the SA Renewable Energy Council (SAREC), signs are already emerging that Eskom will drag its feet wherever possible to resist signing outstanding power purchase agreements with renewable producers

17 Feb 2017

Mines should not be power companies

One of the themes at the recent 2017 Mining Indaba revolved around power supply to mines on the continent

By Colm Quinn 17 Feb 2017

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