R/€ = 17.88
R/$ = 15.88
Au 1237.82 $/oz
Pt 955.50 $/oz
Jan 26, 2016
Providing an update on power supply to its Zambian operations, dual-listed base metals miner First Quantum Minerals noted on Tuesday that its Kansanshi mine and smelter, as well as its Sentinel project, in the North-Western province, were being consistently provided...
May 26, 2015
South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth has slowed from 4.1% in the last quarter of 2014 to 1.3% in the first quarter of this year, weighed down by a contracting manufacturing sector, Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) revealed in its quarterly GDP update...
Apr 17, 2015
The large-scale exploitation and rapid implementation of rooftop solar power for commercial buildings and households would bring drastic relief from South Africa’s current electricity woes, says power management solutions company Eaton.
Jan 13, 2015
South Africa is on its way to shedding 23% of production in the metals and engineering sector should the nation’s electricity woes not be resolved. The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) this week reiterated its warning on the...
Jun 29, 2012
The proposal to introduce an independent system and market operator (ISMO) into South Africa’s power generation sector seems to have found favour with government. However, it remains to be seen whether an ISMO would help in resolving the country’s electricity woes by...