ARTICLES RELATING TO COAL

Did Tegeta receive a 75% discount on Optimum fine?

2017-06-23 21:00

Did the Gupta-linked firm Tegeta Exploration & Resources receive a R1.65bn discount on a fine it had to pay to Eskom? The state utility did not deny the figure when grilled on it.

Glencore to rival China player in coal bid

2017-06-11 13:05

Glencore is looking to trump China’s Yanzhou Coal Mining Company with a rival bid over R45bn for Rio Tinto Group coal assets in Australia.

Nuclear energy: the best option for South Africa?

2017-06-01 07:23

The world is expecting us to move to cleaner options, and South Africa has made international commitments to do this. We need to plan ahead, says Chris Yelland.

China's coal-shrinking goal wins believers

2017-05-25 12:15

With factories and power plants across China burning half the world’s coal, the government’s latest targets for using more natural gas seemed too ambitious.

Anglo gets bid for coal mine near Kusile power station - sources

2017-05-23 07:25

Anglo American has received a bid for its New Largo project in SA, as it continues efforts to exit operations designed to supply coal to Eskom's power plants, according to sources.

Platinum production continues to ride wave - data

2017-05-11 13:00

Platinum is the highest contributor to overall mining production for the second consecutive month, following its slump.

South32 SA coal production to dip further

2017-04-28 18:38

South32 expects coal production at its South African operations to dip further.

Noise about Tegeta all about the Guptas - Eskom spokesperson

2017-04-23 13:26

The noise surrounding the coal contract awarded to Tegeta is only because the company is linked to the Gupta family, said Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe.

SA coal mines leave legacy of ruin

2017-04-19 10:51

Oxpeckers publishes never-before-seen data exposing the lack of mine closures, despite R45bn being held in financial provisions for rehabilitation in 2015.

Anglo to sell Eskom-tied coal operations to black-owned company

2017-04-10 08:50

Seriti Resources has agreed to buy Anglo American’s Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations for R2.3bn, the mining company said in a statement on Monday.

 

SA banks slated for dirty energy investments

2017-06-15 09:41

South Africa’s banks continue to bankroll coal investments to the tune of billions every year, risking leaving investors with stranded assets.

Treasury's report on Eskom-Tegeta deal will be made public - Gigaba

2017-06-06 16:43

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says he will announce the details of Treasury's probe into the coal contracts Eskom entered into with Gupta-linked Tegeta as soon as a report has been finalised.

Green power on collision course with CSIR

2017-05-28 06:00

Organisations campaigning against the continuous use of coal-powered energy are on a collision course with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research over its latest study.

Petmin updates on court case

2017-05-24 18:24

Petmin has provided an update on litigation between its subsidiary Tendele Coal Mining and one of its customers.

New nuclear is not a viable option for SA - Siemens CEO

2017-05-17 21:37

Renewable energy, coal and the addition of gas-to-power is all SA needs to ensure an affordable and sufficient power generation mix, according to the Siemens CEO.

Damning PwC report on Eskom’s Gupta-linked Tegeta deal

2017-05-10 10:46

Eskom’s coal contract with Tegeta contained discrepancies, was poorly drafted and was in contravention of supply chain management procedures, a PwC report has revealed.

New coal plants face environmental challenge

2017-04-28 10:25

A civil rights group body is considering legal action against government and power station developers if proposed coal plants proceed without environmental impact assessments.

Leak of draft report on Gupta-owned Tegeta an 'outrage' - Eskom

2017-04-21 15:41

Eskom has expressed shock and outrage over a leaked draft report about irregularities in its coal-supply contract with Gupta-owned Tegeta Exploration and Resources.

Gupta-linked Tegeta settles Eskom fine in arbitration

2017-04-10 17:52

Tegeta Exploration & Resources, a company part-owned by the wealthy Gupta family, has reached an arbitrated settlement over a fine levied on its Optimum coal mine by power utility Eskom.

Eskom mum on ‘invalid’ R4bn Gupta-linked deal – report

2017-04-09 15:35

Eskom bent over backwards to award the Gupta family a R4bn coal supply contract, with former boss Brian Molefe and board chairperson Ben Ngubane withholding crucial information, reports the Sunday Times.

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