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SOUTH AFRICA: South African power generation plan keeps coal in the mix

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa’s plans to boost electricity generation over the next decade will be a mix of renewable energy and coal power, Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe said on Friday, as nationwide power cuts entered a third day.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Amcu issues stern warning to corporates that ‘steal from workers’

As the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) gears up to take on Samancor Chrome on behalf of workers, the union’s president Joseph Mathunjwa has issued out a warning against multinational companies that “steal worker’s money”.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Two Mammoth Power Plants Are Sinking Eskom and South Africa

South Africa’s economy was roaring along in 2007 on the back of the global commodities boom when power shortages struck, bringing mines and smelters to a halt.

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SOUTH AFRICA: New Eskom pricing can crush solar in South Africa

  • Date: 06-10-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: My Broadband

Eskom is considering a new pricing structure which will have a material impact on the value proposition of solar installations.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Mantashe calls out mining industry on planned retrenchments

JOHANNESBURG - Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe this week launched a scathing criticism on plans by the mining industry to retrench more people in an economy that is barely growing.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Fedusa slams Perx over retrenchments and proposed salary reductions

  • Date: 05-10-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Eye Witness News

JOHANNESBURG – The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) has slammed telecommunications company Perx's plans to retrench over 400 workers it outsourced from Telkom over 15 months ago.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Mark Cutifani’s vision to reboot SA mining

There was a sense at the Joburg Indaba on Thursday that mining’s long-predicted date with the undertaker may have been postponed.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Mathunjwa decries government snubbing AMCU's elective congress

  • Date: 02-10-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Eye Witness News

JOHANNESBURG - The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) on Tuesday decried government ministers’ snubbing of its elective congress last week.

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