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Wits ranks among global engineering schools

The global standing of the School of Mining Engineering at Wits University has been boosted by another step up in the QS World University...

Eskom risk losing power generation contract

The Ugandan government is reviewing the terms of the power generation contract it entered with South African power company, Eskom, over 10 years ago.
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NERSA approves tariff hike for Transnet

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has approved an increase of 7.69% in Allowable Revenue (AR) for Transnet compared to...

Desalination market growth in Africa on the rise, report

A recent study by Frost & Sullivan reveals that the African desalination market is now stabilising and investment in desalination is gaining traction.

NUMSA rejects NERSA tariff hike decision

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) does not agree with the recent Eskom tariff hike granted by NERSA earlier...

Renewable energy under investigation for Prieska Zinc Copper Project

Cape Town-based juwi Renewable Energies, has entered into a collaboration agreement with a subsidiary of Orion Minerals Limited to investigate renewable energy...

Cape Town bottling plant’s huge water savings

Exclusive interview with David Putterill, General Manager of Quality Beverages in Cape Town on the bottling plant's huge water savings.

Decentralised renewable energy producers can help relieve pressure on the grid

New report reveales that the role of Distributed Generation Renewable Energy (DG-RE) in the South African electricity market is currently undervalued.
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POWER ALERT: rotational loadshedding on high alert

Eskom announced a high risk of rotational loadshedding for Monday, 11 March, due to loss of generating units at its power stations.

IPPs will not collapse Eskom, says President Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasised that independent power producers (IPPs) would not collapse Eskom.

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