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Solar power offers solutions in South Africa that don't require a grid

The South African government should probably not consider subsidising a local solar equipment manufacturing industry as the scale of the international competitors in this market is too big to compete with.This was according to SolarWorld Af
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15 Apr 2024

How industrial IoT could help fight rampant electricity theft in South Africa

Illegal connections are one of the leading causes of electricity-related injuries and deaths in South Africa, as reported by Eskom. Not only is there danger involved for those who connect their electricity illegally, but also fo
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15 Apr 2024

Proposed Agoa renewal hangs on US elections outcome, say experts

South Africas trade relations with the United States could get a reprieve if a new bill for an early extension of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) for another 16 years, to 2041, enjoys majority support and is passed by the US Congress
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15 Apr 2024

SA's proposed R200bn nuclear build sparks debate among pundits

The lengthening delay in the Department of Mineral Resource's(DMRE) issuing of the request for proposal (RFP) to acquire 2 500MW of nuclear energy capability has raised concerns that government is angling for a more expensivemodel to plug the ener
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15 Apr 2024

Govan Mbeki Local Municipality contravenes environmental legislation

The Govan Mbeki Local Municipality in Secunda, Mpumalanga has pleaded guilty to counts of contravention of National Environmental Act, pollution of water resources among others. It is second municipality to found to have contravened the National
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15 Apr 2024

'We won't vote,' say Zandspruit residents after ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa's door-to-door

By Simon MajadiboduAs the country is gearing up for the national elections on May 29, residents of Zandspruit Informal Settlement, in the north of Joburg, said that they were not buying into the African National Congress (ANC) promises.
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14 Apr 2024

Policy uncertainty clouds upswing in mining output

SOUTH Africas mining productivity is still suffering from elevated policy uncertainty and infrastructure challenges such as water, electricity, rail and ports bottlenecks, dimming investment prospects in spite of the 9.9% rise in mineral output in
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12 Apr 2024

Eskom mulls private funding for R395-billion grid upgrade

Eskom is in talks with government ministries over private and foreign options to fund a R390-billion expansion of its transmission network as more renewable generation comes online. Eskom supplies more than 80% of electricity in
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12 Apr 2024

Automated weighbridge solution could stop coal theft

The lucrative theft of coal loads in South Africas road freight sector by syndicates colluding with corruptible coal truck drivers can be successfully curbed through weighbridge automation and load-sample testing, a service provider of the technol
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12 Apr 2024

Automated weighbridge solution could stop coal theft, tech supplier says

The lucrative theft of coal loads in South Africas road freight sector by syndicates colluding with corruptible coal truck drivers can be successfully curbed through weighbridge automation and load-sample testing, a service provider of the technol
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12 Apr 2024