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Dube TradePort set for R18bn expansion

By: Nadine James     22nd March 2019 The R18-billion expansion of one of two of KwaZulu-Natal’s special economic zones (SEZs), the Dube TradePort, is set to create hundreds of jobs as the province gears for yet another round of development for its Durban Aerotropolis precinct, KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development, Tourism and... 

Eskom provides update on electricity crisis 

20th March 2019 Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza on Tuesday held a media briefing to discuss the current electricity crisis. Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer joins Creamer Media's Chanel de Bruyn in studio to discuss the highlights of the media briefing, as well... 

We only have ourselves to blame – Eskom COO 

By: News24Wire      19th March 2019 Eskom only has itself to blame for the lapse of a contract for early detection of maintenance failures, according to Eskom chief operations officer (COO) Jan Oberholzer. There are currently seven generating units which have broken down due to boiler tube leaks as Eskom struggles to maintain its... 

Gordhan, Mabuza to shed light on SA’s power crisis

By: News24Wire      19th March 2019 Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan and the chairperson of the Eskom Board, Jabu Mabuza, will hold a media briefing to give an update on electricity supply problems on Tuesday morning in Johannesburg.  South Africans have faced five consecutive days of load-shedding, including power... 

Clock ticking on new SA trade deal with post-Brexit Britain

By: African News Agency      14th March 2019 South Africa and its southern Africa customs union partners will be trying to conclude an agreement with Britain on Friday on the trade ties and tariffs in the post-Brexit era but sticking points remain, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Wednesday. Ministerial level talks between... 

AMCU calls on Ramaphosa to intervene in strike at Sibanye operations

By: Marleny Arnoldi     14th March 2019 Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) president Joseph Mathunjwa on Wednesday called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene in the ongoing protracted strike at miner Sibanye-Stillwater’s gold operations. He spoke at a media briefing that was called to clarify some of the... 

Malaysia to keep bauxite mining on hold amid environmental impact studies

By: Reuters     13th March 2019 Malaysia said that bauxite miners must each conduct a study on the environmental impact of their sites in the country before receiving licences to restart operations, with a moratorium on mining the aluminium raw material due to end on March 31. No date has been set for when the environmental... 

AMCU denies personal vendetta with Sibanye CEO 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th March 2019 The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) on Tuesday said it denied that the strike action at precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater's gold operations has become a personal vendetta between AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa and Sibanye CEO Neal Froneman. In its statement,... 

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