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ESKOM: Former CEO Koko gives the EFF's plan to save Eskom a thumbs up

  • Date: 26-10-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Briefly

Former acting CEO Matshela Koko has publicly voiced his support for the EFF's plan to save Eskom

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ESKOM: Power stations truck up Eskom’s image

  • Date: 25-10-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Mail & Guardian

The mealie fields of Mpumalanga are pretty barren right now, just yellow dust really, making it hard to imagine that anything could grow here. In one such desolate field, about 70 metres from the road, is a large coal truck, deep in the soft sand, hopelessly stranded.

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EMISSIONS: Schumer Floats Plan to Take Gas-Powered Vehicles Off U.S. Roads By 2040

  • Date: 25-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Bloomberg

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said if Democrats win control of the chamber next year, he would put an ambitious plan on the floor to remove gas-powered vehicles from American roads by 2040.

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PGM PROJECTS: Mnangagwa ally swoops on US$500m platinum project

Commodities baron Kudakwashe Tagwirei's Landela Mining Ventures has emerged as the new joint venture partner in the Russian-led Darwendale platinum mine project, which has also roped in former Impala Platinum chief executive David Brown.

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PGM PROJECTS: Construction of Darwendale platinum project to commence in 2020

  • Date: 25-10-19
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Construction Review

The Darwendale project will be implemented in three phases and is expected to produce 860,000 ounces of PGM and gold per year at full capacity.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Sibanye secures new R5bn loan facility

  • Date: 25-10-19
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Engineering News

NYSE- and JSE-listed Sibanye-Stillwater has successfully refinanced its R6-billion revolving credit facility (RCF) that would have matured on November 15.

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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS: Sibanye CEO sees wage strike unlikely at platinum mines

JOHANNESBURG – Platinum-mining workers are unlikely to embark on a strike as a result of the current round of wage negotiations, Sibanye Gold CEO Neal Froneman said in an interview at Bloomberg’s Johannesburg office.

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ESKOM: Your electricity bill will double in two years, says expert

  • Date: 25-10-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Sowetan Live

Should Eskom win a court battle against the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa), South Africans face the prospect of paying double within two years for electricity.

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