PCC SAYS SOUTH AFRICA NEEDS R1.5M TO TRANSFORM ENERGY SECTOR

PCC SAYS SOUTH AFRICA NEEDS R1.5M TO TRANSFORM ENERGY SECTOR

South Africa requires an initial funding of about R1.5 trillion to transition to a low carbon and climate resilient society for the five years 2023-2027, says Presidential Climate Commission (PCC) Commissioner Joanne Yawitch.

Addressing a hybrid Special Sitting on Understanding the contents of South Africa’s Just Energy Transition Investment Plan

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ESKOM TO IMPLEMENT STAGE 4 AND 5 LOAD SHEDDING

ESKOM TO IMPLEMENT STAGE 4 AND 5 LOAD SHEDDING

Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan, has held an urgent meeting with the Eskom board. This comes after the power utility announced it would implement Stage 4 and 5 load shedding after it experienced more breakdowns at its power stations over the weekend.

The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) in a

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SCHOOL OPENS AFTER FIVE YEARS OF CONSTRUCTION DELAY IN SOUTH AFRICA

SCHOOL OPENS AFTER FIVE YEARS OF CONSTRUCTION DELAY IN SOUTH AFRICA

The newly built Noninzi Luzipho Primary School in Gunguluza, KwaNobuhle in Kariega has officially been handed over to learners and the community.

While most learners have been attending classes at the new school since February, construction of the R63-million building was finally completed recently following several delays. The school was

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EXPERT CALLS TO INVESTIGATE KWAZULU-NATAL AFTER EARTH TREMORS

EXPERT CALLS TO INVESTIGATE KWAZULU-NATAL AFTER EARTH TREMORS

Experts Called in to Investigate KwaZulu-Natal Earth Tremors.

A series of ‘minor earthquakes’ in KwaZulu-Natal over two days has prompted the provincial government to call in experts to determine the cause of the tremors.

MEC for co-operative governance and traditional affairs Sihle Zikalala said: “The department has established contact with

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SOUTH AFRICA TO RESOLVE IT’s ELECTRICITY CHALLENGES ACCORDING TO PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA

SOUTH AFRICA TO RESOLVE IT’s ELECTRICITY CHALLENGES ACCORDING TO PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA

President Cyril Ramaphosa says  South Africa will resolve its electricity challenges after the recent problem facing the nation power sector.

“Much as we are still dealing with the challenges of load shedding with Eskom, if we look through the tunnel, we see the light. We are going to resolve our

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SA PRESIDENT SAYS ESKOM WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ELIMINATE LOAD SHEDDING

SA PRESIDENT SAYS ESKOM WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ELIMINATE LOAD SHEDDING

Given the unpredictable performance of Eskom’s fleet of coal-fired power stations, President Cyril Ramaphosa has admitted that the country will not be able to eliminate load shedding in the short term.

This is as Eskom announced on Sunday that Stage 3 load shedding would continue to be implemented between 00:00

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ESKOM LAUNCHES POWER PURCHASE PROGRAM IN SOUTH AFRICA

ESKOM LAUNCHES POWER PURCHASE PROGRAM IN SOUTH AFRICA

Eskom launches power purchase programme to secure 1 000MW to bolster constrained generation capacity

As part of the broad measures to address the load-shedding crisis, Eskom has today launched three programmes to procure much-needed power for the national grid.

Initially, the programmes will focus on generators capable of supplying more

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PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT KEY TO ACHIEVING WATER EFFICIENCY IN SA

PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT KEY TO ACHIEVING WATER EFFICIENCY IN SA

Water and Sanitation Minister, Senzo Mchunu, says there is a need to increase private sector involvement in water services to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Mchunu was speaking at the International Water Association (IWA) World Water Congress held in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The congress, held from 11 – 15

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ELECTRICITY CHALLENGE: HOW ESKOM STAGE 6 IS CAUSING PANIC

ELECTRICITY CHALLENGE: HOW ESKOM STAGE 6 IS CAUSING PANIC

The future looks gloomy for South Africans after Eskom announced on Sunday morning that stage 6 will remain in place indefinitely.

And Eskom chief executive Andre de Ruyter said there is a risk that load shedding may be extended beyond stage 6.

“We will definitely have a high stage of

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CONSTRUCTION OF R100M SKILL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE COMMENCE IN SA

CONSTRUCTION OF R100M SKILL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE COMMENCE IN SA

Higher Education and Training Minister, Dr. Blade Nzimande, is expected to mark the beginning of construction of the KwaMpumuza Skills Development Centre in Elandskop, Pietermaritzburg, with a sod-turning ceremony on Friday.

The R105 million project is the first intra-SETA (Sector Education and Training Authority) collaboration infrastructure project undertaken by the

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SA PARLIAMENT SEEK URGENT ATTENTION TO FIX SANITATION IN eTHEKWINI MUNCIPALITY

SA PARLIAMENT SEEK URGENT ATTENTION TO FIX SANITATION IN eTHEKWINI MUNCIPALITY

The Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Flood Disaster Relief and Recovery has asked officials in eThekwini Municipality to provide it with a definite deadline by when repairs at the Tongaat Water Treatment Plant will be completed.

The committee is currently in KwaZulu-Natal on a three-day oversight visit to assess, among

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SA MINISTER ANNOUNCED iREREP PLANS FOLLOWING ELECTRICITY CRISIS

SA MINISTER ANNOUNCED iREREP PLANS FOLLOWING ELECTRICITY CRISIS

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister, Patricia de Lille, on Wednesday, announced her department’s intention to publish the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the commencement of the Integrated Renewable Energy and Resource Efficiency Programme (iREREP). This follows President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement on Monday evening on actions to address the electricity crisis.

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ESKOM SAY LOAD SHEDDING INCOMING AFTER A SERIES OF FAULT AT KRIEL POWER STATION

ESKOM SAY LOAD SHEDDING INCOMING AFTER A SERIES OF FAULT AT KRIEL POWER STATION

Eskom has warned that load shedding may be implemented at short notice following a series of faults at its Kriel Power Station. The power utility had lifted load shedding on Saturday following at least six weeks of daily power cuts.

“During the early hours of yesterday morning, there were two

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SOUTH AFRICA NORTH WEST GOVT. TO LAUNCH ZERO-TOLERNACE AGAINST POTHOLES

SOUTH AFRICA NORTH WEST GOVT. TO LAUNCH ZERO-TOLERNACE AGAINST POTHOLES

As part of the Provincial Accelerated Service Delivery Plan to rid the province of the scourge of recurring potholes, the North West Provincial Government through the Department of Public Works and Roads has launched a Zero Tolerance Drive Against Potholes. Over R120 million has been set aside for the project

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ESKOM ANNOUNCED LOAD SHEDDING IMPLEMENTATION IN SA

ESKOM ANNOUNCED LOAD SHEDDING IMPLEMENTATION IN SA

Eskom has announced that various stages of load shedding will be implemented throughout the week with generation capacity shortages expected.

The power utility has been battling to keep the lights on with violent strikes at its power stations exacerbating the electricity supplier’s troubled circumstances.

“As the generation capacity shortages persist

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RECONSTRUCTION OF DAMAGED INFRASTRUCTURE IN SA TO COST R500MILLION

RECONSTRUCTION OF DAMAGED INFRASTRUCTURE IN SA TO COST R500MILLION

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government has revealed a multimillion-rand project, which will prompt the redesign and recovery of vital streets harmed by the new floods.

Sent off in Mbumbulu on Monday, the R500 million street project is essential for the commonplace government’s proceeded with work to revamp the transport framework that

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African Construction Expo

African Construction Expo

African Construction Expo is a significant contributor to the economic growth, recovery and transformation within Southern Africa’s construction industry and places a special focus on buyer and seller engagements.

In response to the current times and to encourage adaptability, the African Construction Expo ensures digital access to credible content and

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Woodex for Africa

Woodex for Africa

Long established as the gateway to Africa’s timber trade, WoodEX for Africa 2022 will be the ultimate machinery, tools and supplies gathering in Africa. An event not to be missed, WoodEX for Africa will be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 7 ­– 9 June 2022, alongside

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