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PGM PROJECTS: Noront targeting 5-year timeline to open first Ring of Fire mine

  • Date: 30-06-19
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: TB News Watch

THUNDER BAY – The first ore from the Ring of Fire could come out of the ground in five years, potentially finally unlocking the mineral-rich area that has long been promised to stoke Northern Ontario economic development opportunities.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Government is out of cash: report

  • Date: 30-06-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Business Tech

Several state companies and municipalities are scrambling to find money to pay salaries – and unions are not happy about it, reports the City Press.

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ZIMBABWE: Kariba Dam left with 4 metres before switching off

  • Date: 30-06-19
  • Category: ZIMBABWE
  • Source: Bulawayo 24

Zambian media have reported that water level in Kariba Dam is left with about 4 metres before reaching the minimum height level for hydro-power generation.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Unions meet to discuss plan of action over rampant retrenchments

Johannesburg - Two main labour union federations are this week meeting with their affiliates to discuss a plan of action in response to looming retrenchments by major companies that would leave thousands of employees jobless.

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FUEL CELLS: Cummins to acquire fuel-cell provider Hydrogenics

  • Date: 29-06-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

Cummins Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, all the issued and outstanding shares of fuel-cell systems provider Hydrogenics Corporation for US$15.00 per share in cash, other than shares already owned by The Hydrogen Company, representing an enterprise value of approximately $290 million.

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ESKOM: Zanu Apologist Blames Trump For Eskom Payment Boob

  • Date: 29-06-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: ZimEye

Jane Mlambo| A ruling Zanu PF apologist Kudzai Mutisi has blamed the United States of America for delays in paying South African power producer Eskom saying all payments from Zimbabwe are scrutinised by the Donald Trump administration.

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ESKOM: White Paper on Eskom unbundling to be ready in three months

  • Date: 29-06-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: IOL

The government was still pushing ahead with the unbundling of Eskom months after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the decision.

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ESKOM: Eskom’s Medupi Unit 3 achieves commercial operation status

  • Date: 29-06-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Times Live

Eskom has announced that Unit 3 at its Medupi Power Station Project in Lephalale, Limpopo, has attained commercial operation status.

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