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Brown names Eskom's 27 coal suppliers | Fin24

There is no shortage of coal, as Eskom claims. Instead, the coal is piling up at the mines, uncollected by the utility, Anna Marth Ott, CEO of Middelburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said ...

Eskom planning to invest up to R12bn in cost-plus coal mines

11 days ago· Coal supply has been a thorny issue for Eskom, especially in the wake of a strategy unveiled by former CEO, Brian Molefe in 2015 in which he said cost plus mines would have to compete for short-term tenders once their contracts had expired.

Keeping Eskom's fires burning, regardless – new energy ...

Eskom's coal stockpile situation has deteriorated further, with five power stations having less than 10 days' stock. Interventions to stabilise the coal supply may only have a positive impact ...

Coal Power - Eskom

10 days ago· BusinessLive citing COO of Eskom, Mr Jan Oberholzer, as saying that South African power utility, Eskom, intended to invest ZAR 12 billion in cost plus coal mines …

Eskom's coal stockpiles deteriorate further – The Citizen

Eskom is the predominant domestic consumer of coal having purchased 121Mt in 2014. Coal-fired power stations account for 90% of the electricity generated in South Africa. Eskom, as a State-owned company, is mandated by the national government to ensure the security of electricity supply whilst contributing to the socio-economic development of the country.

Coal suppliers and IPPs influence Eskom's request for ...

The coal supply problems at Eskom arise from declining production volumes from a number of "tied" coal mines that are linked with and supply coal directly to specific Eskom …

OPINION: How Eskom created the coal supply crisis | IOL ...

Coal supply shortfall. Mashigo further explained that other challenges that Eskom is navigating through in the coal environment is the coal supply shortfall at several power stations with long term contracts coming to an end. At the same time, there needs to be flexibility in coal procurement to match older power station production ramp down.

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Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer has called on coal mining companies to "play ball" and improve the quality of the coal they supply to the utility. He has also outlined the massive challenges facing the ...

SIU targets Eskom, Tegeta in R3.7bn coal contract | City Press

South African miner Exxaro Resources is ready to supply coal to state-owned power utility Eskom, as mines which supply coal to the utility's 15 large power stations no longer deliver enough feedstock to …

Eskom urged to return to cost-plus coal mines to save ...

Xavier Prevost, a senior coal analyst with the mining consulting company XMP Consulting, said Eskom's policies of signing long-term contracts and buying only from 51 percent black-owned companies were pushing large mining houses away.

Eskom urged to return to cost-plus coal mines to save ...

At the same time, there needs to be flexibility in coal procurement to match older power station production ramp down. Read more: Eskom reveals factors contributing to generation plant performance. South Africa is also experiencing lack of new mining investments in large scale coal mines and execution of current mining rights.

Eskom's existential crisis – CFO bares all to Yelland ...

READ: IDC's coal mine, energy plans could lift Eskom. Blom pointed out that Eskom was facing a coal shortfall from this year through to 2018. It requires 20 new collieries to be established, but none had been established despite an announcement by former Eskom chief executive Brian Dames that 40 collieries would be established, he said.

The coal crisis at Eskom worsens, with more than a quar...

The "tied" mines which supply coal to Eskom's 15 large power stations are no longer delivering enough feedstock to cover demand. As a result, the already cash-strapped utility is being forced to ...

Eskom faces coal supply shortfall, long term contracts ...

Eskom urged to return to cost-plus coal mines to save itself and the industry South32 COO Mike Fraser said coal was expected to remain a big part of the SA energy mix.

Eskom laments poor quality of coal - engineeringnews.co.za

The operation utilises opencast strip mining methods to mine the remnant coal pillars that was a result of the underground extraction mining methods practiced in the area in the 1960's. The mine currently produces at a rate of 17Mtpa and aims to continue the supply to Eskom's Lethabo Power Station from additional coal resources until 2039.

Eskom sees opportunity for emerging coal miners to improve ...

The coal supply problems at Eskom arise from declining production volumes from a number of "tied" coal mines that are linked with and supply coal directly to specific Eskom …

Eskom's big coal whopper | News24

A cash-strapped Eskom is believed to be willing to more than double the rate it's paying for coal, to rescue the Gutpas' Optimum coal mine. Optimum's business rescue practitioner this week finalised a business rescue plan which affected parties will now have to vote on. According to the plan ...

The curious case of Jabu Mabuza and Eskom's coal policy ...

Eskom has plans to invest up to R12bn in mines over the next five years to ensure the quality of its coal supply, its COO has said. These will be cost-plus mines that Eskom would develop in return ...

Coal suppliers and IPPs influence Eskom's request for ...

Anglo American Coal sold all its Eskom-tied coal mines and now focuses on exports. The mines the company sold are New Vaal, New Denmark, and Kriel, all sold to Seriti for R2.3 billion. New Largo ...

Eskom's coal stockpiles deteriorate further - Moneyweb

Developing coal mines in the Waterberg region is an option but for this to work at the scale Eskom requires, about R40-billion in new rail investment will be needed. ... 3,000MW per annum of new ...

Days of coal mines are numbered as Eskom shifts focus ...

Yelland said another problem in Mpumalanga was declining production of "tied" coal mines which were linked with and supplied coal directly to Eskom power stations.

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Eskom currently has short-, medium- and long-term contracts with coal suppliers. The majority of long-term contracts are held by major coal mining companies, such as Anglo American, while emerging ...

Our Eskom Fork in the Road - dailymaverick.co.za

Days of Coal Mines Are Numbered as Eskom Shifts Focus. Posted on March 30, 2017 March 30, 2017 by admin. ... Along with agriculture and tourism, coal mining sustains the town's economy as it feeds the nearby power stations generating some of the country's electricity.

Days of Coal Mines Are Numbered as Eskom Shifts Focus ...

Eskom and Tegeta – the mining company owned by the Gupta family and former president Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane – have been hauled to court to cancel a controversial R3.7 billion coal supply ...

Eskom, IPPs and coal-truck drivers - EE Publishers

Information being received by EE Publishers indicates that the coal crisis at Eskom is worsening, with at least four and possibly more of Eskom's 15 coal-fired power stations now having less ...

Eskom to invest ZAR 10-ZAR 12 billoin in cost plus coal ...

State-owned electricity utility Eskom is grappling with a coal supply shortfall at several power stations with long term contracts coming to an end, a senior company executive has said. South Africa is also experiencing lack of new mining investments in large scale coal mines and execution of ...

Eskom to invest R10bn to R12bn in cost plus coal mines ...

The three mines supply approximately 24Mtpa of thermal coal to Eskom's Lethabo, Tutuka and Kriel power stations which collectively account for almost a quarter of South Africa's current power supply. Mike Teke, CEO of Seriti, said: "We are very proud to have …

Seriti announces completion of the acquisition of ESKOM ...

The remainder of South Africa's coal production feeds the various local industries, with 53% used for electricity generation. The key role played by our coal reserves in the economy is illustrated by the fact that Eskom is the 7th largest electricity generator in the world, and the largest coal …

South Africa: Days of Coal Mines Are Numbered | Pulitzer ...

The traditional coal majors that have dominated the sector for decades are looking to leave South Africa as uncertainty surrounds Eskom contracts and the world slowly moves away from fossil fuels.

How Eskom is transforming the R100bn-plus coal mine industry

Eskom urged to return to cost-plus coal mines to save itself and the industry South32 COO Mike Fraser said coal was expected to remain a big part of the SA energy mix.

South Africa's Exxaro offers to fill Eskom's coal deficit ...

Phasiwe says Eskom is concerned that the low coal stock levels could leave it exposed if the mines are forced to stop production for a few days due to heavy rain.

Eskom resorts to moving coal by road as blackouts loom

Eskom has often said the use of renewable energy will result in the decline of coal mining in South Africa. A recent tweet by Matshela Koko, Eskom's interim CEO, says the power utility is now burning 3-million t less coal due to the uptake of renewables.

Inside the "coal supply emergency" at Eskom ... - ee.co.za

3 days ago· Eskom spends about R55bn on coal per annum. We know that the cheapest coal is that from dedicated mines. So Eskom has reinstituted a strategy of investment in cost-plus mines. This eliminates transport costs and gives a much cheaper landed price to the consumer via the tariffs.

Eskom to bail out Gupta mine | Fin24

Eskom's application to NERSA for a 15.5% annual electricity tariff increase. PRESENTATION. ... North Colliery, located near what is today burg, was at the time lauded as a highly productive and significant coal mine for its longevity in operation. Indeed, this tragedy is recognised as the worst mining disaster in the history of South ...