ARTICLES RELATING TO COAL

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.

Blaming SA coal cuts on green power is 'misdirected'

2017-04-03 13:01

Blaming the early closure of some South African coal-fired electricity plants and subsequent job cuts on renewables is 'misdirected', says a former NPC member.

Earthlife wins first case against coal power

2017-03-12 06:02

Environmentalists believe they have struck a major blow to the future of coal-powered stations, following their win in the first climate change case in the High Court in Pretoria this week.

Coal truckers demand slowdown in govt IPP programme

2017-03-01 11:11

The government has to own up to the unintended consequences of the renewable IPP programme, say coal-truck drivers who brought the traffic to a halt over a contract feud.

Eskom's electricity price hikes 'excessive' - Dentons

2017-02-10 10:30

The Dentons report raises questions over higher coal prices paid by Eskom as well as the electricity price increases.

Kumba Iron Ore finalising its results

2017-01-30 13:44

Kumba Iron Ore, a member of the Anglo American group, is currently finalising its results for the year ended 31 December 2016.

Eskom is not going to subsidise Tegeta - Koko

2017-01-24 16:58

Eskom will part from Tegeta, only if it has no financial consequences for the power utility, said interim CEO Matshela Koko.

 

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.

Green too expensive for Eskom

2017-03-12 06:02

The troubled power utility can barely afford to comply with environmental compliance obligations, says public enterprises minister.

Earthlife wins SA’s first climate change court case

2017-03-09 13:57

Earthlife Africa Johannesburg has won SA's first climate change court case, forcing government to reconsider an appeal regarding a coal-fired power station in Limpopo.

Eskom acting CEO weighs in on Tshwane coal truck protest

2017-03-01 07:49

Traffic jams have hit highways leading into the City of Tshwane as coal trucks blocked routes to protest against renewable energy projects.

Tip-off leads Eskom to cut ties with coal transporters

2017-02-06 07:58

Eskom on Friday terminated six coal transportation agreements after a tip-off alerted the power utility to firms unlawfully adding extra trucks into the system.

Eskom at loggerheads with coal mine companies

2017-01-24 20:25

Eskom interim CEO Matshela Koko said that the power utility is entitled to make decisions about its assets at coal mines owned by Exxaro and Anglo American.

Anglo shortlists bidders for its Eskom coal mines

2017-01-19 08:18

Anglo has shortlisted groups led by some of SA's most prominent black businessmen as bidders for several of its mines that supply Eskom with R13.6bn worth of coal a year.

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