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ESKOM: Eskom faces Kendal shutdown over emissions

  • Date: 19-05-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Energy Voice

Eskom has been instructed to halt work at a number of units at its Kendal power plant by the South African Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF).

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ESKOM: Confirmed: Eskom to increase electricity tariffs ‘after lockdown’

  • Date: 19-05-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: The South African

Eskom has been granted permission to increase electricity tariffs in an attempt to recoup R13 billion. The increase is expected to be finalised by September 2020.

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PGM PRODUCERS: SA mines reconfigure to survive virus amid job loss fears

  • Date: 19-05-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Eye Witness News

MARIKANA - On a chilly South African evening at the mining town of Marikana, men filed into a bus and sat one per row, ready to start their night shift at a nearby platinum mine.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Amcu calls for universal testing for COVID-19 at all SA mines

  • Date: 18-05-20
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Eye Witness News

JOHANNESBURG – The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has proposed that COVID-19 testing take place at all South African mines following the outbreak of infections at the Marula Platinum Mine.

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PGM PRODUCERS: South African miner Impala closes platinum mine due to Covid-19

  • Date: 18-05-20
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Mining Technology

South African platinum mining company Impala Platinum has temporarily suspended operations at its Marula operation in Limpopo province after it identified 19 positive tests for Covid-19 at the site.

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ESKOM: NERSA gives the green light to Eskom to increase tariffs

  • Date: 18-05-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: ESI Africa

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has approved Eskom’s request to recover R13.3 billion as part of the power utility’s regulatory clearing account (RCA) application for the 2018/19 year.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Marikana proves to be a standout performer in Sibanye’s hands

The Marikana assets have been the standout SA platinum assets for Sibanye-Stillwater, underscoring a smart transaction for the world’s largest platinum group metals (PGMs) supplier as it considers a return to dividends.

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PLATINUM: Impact of virus on platinum demand softened by Amplats refinery and lockdown halts

  • Date: 18-05-20
  • Category: PLATINUM
  • Source: Mining MX

THE previously forecast surplus in the platinum market this year would widen but not as severely as first expected, said the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC).

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