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ESKOM: Everyone needs to buy into fixing Eskom – Gordhan

  • Date: 17-11-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: My Broadband

Every role player in South Africa needs to buy into the fixing of Eskom, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan told the City Press.

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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS: Wage deal with Amcu averts a strike in SA’s platinum sector

After four months of negotiations, the platinum sector has managed to avert a strike as three major producers inked a wage deal with the majority union.

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ESKOM: Electricity debt impasse will plunge us into darkeness

  • Date: 16-11-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Sowetan Live

The impasse over the R18bn debt to Eskom by Soweto residents represents a ticking time bomb if quick and sustainable solutions are not found.

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ESKOM: Very low reliability levels of generation plant performance

  • Date: 16-11-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Fin 24

Eskom said in an update on Saturday morning that the power system remains constrained and vulnerable.

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ESKOM: No load shedding expected but the ‘probability remains’

  • Date: 16-11-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: The South African

We’re on the brink of load shedding once again, but not quite. Eskom issued a power alert on Saturday 16 November to assure South Africans that “no load shedding is expected today”.

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ESKOM: Power system remains ‘constrained and vulnerable’: Eskom warns

  • Date: 16-11-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Sowetan Live

Eskom warned on Saturday that the power system remained under strain but said that no load-shedding was expected over the weekend.

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FERROCHROME: Noront considers building small-scale ferrochrome pilot plant in Sudbury

  • Date: 15-11-19
  • Category: FERROCHROME
  • Source: Timmins Today

Fifteen months after Sudbury was rejected as the future home of a billion-dollar Noront Resources Ltd. smelter, it appears the Nickel City may yet win a skinny-downed slice of ferrochrome pie.

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INDIA: Market analysis of heavy-duty vehicles in India for fiscal year 2017–2018

  • Date: 15-11-19
  • Category: INDIA
  • Source: ICCT

Regulators are working toward an India-specific version of the European Commission’s Vehicle Energy Consumption Calculation Tool (VECTO), and its use in future fuel efficiency regulations would allow India to implement simulation-based standards that are more aligned with trends in other major vehicle markets.

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