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Total blackout: The scenario of a power grid collapse in South Africa

With ever-increasing uncertainty about Eskom’s ability, the threat of grid collapse is becoming a more probable worst-case scenario.

Government determined to deal with challenges in South Africa

Economic and social challenges in South Africa are mounting, risking stagnation amid an unprecedented energy crisis.
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Record attendance a glowing testimony for Mining Indaba 2023

Mining Indaba 2023 included a keynote by Cyril Ramaphosa, who was joined by President of the DRC, Felix Tshisekedi for a ‘Presidents’ hour’.

Eskom tells South Africa to expect Stage 6 load shedding for winter

Enlit Africa audience told South Africans should expect a winter of Stage 6 load shedding peaks and a best case scenario of Stage 4.

Illegal mining and power blackouts – The last nails in SA’s coffin?

The government needs to snap out of the haze it is stumbling through and address the power blackouts and illegal mining properly. 
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South Africa’s energy crisis and government’s power pipe dream

Against the backdrop of energy crisis wheeling is being viewed as a feasible, scalable solution to the energy shortfalls in South Africa.
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Power play: A tough balancing act for mining in South Africa

The Minerals Council SA says mining in South Africa is planning to create more than 6 500 MW of embedded energy over the next few years.
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Mining in South Africa: Infrastructure woes mask true potential

Challenges for mining in South African are not a result of any dearth of mineral resources or of companies’ inability to extract resources.

Mining in South Africa: A year of steady descent

Mining in South Africa saw a decline in the production of diamonds, iron ore and PGMs. PGMs and diamonds fell 15.2% and 15.5% respectively.

Does Ramokgopa have the backing to make sparks fly at Eskom?

Ramokgopa has an immense task ahead of him. It is important to secure as much as support as possible so that he can fix embattled Eskom.