Saudi power group poised to make coal IPP bid, as it sets 5 000 MW regional target

Saudi power group poised to make coal IPP bid, as it sets 5 000 MW regional target

Chairperson Mohammed Abunayyan, who visited South Africa this week to participate in ceremonies marking the official commissioning of the 50 MW Bokpoort concentrated solar power plant in the Northern Cape, told Engineering News Online that the group had identified South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia and Botswana as key growth markets in the region. It was currently […]

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African Ministers call for strong universal climate agreement.

Ministers from governments across Africa have renewed their call for a strong, new universal climate-change agreement and increased flows of funds, including through market and finance opportunities, sufficient to fulfil Africa’s development aspirations, at the day-long Ministerial segment at Africa Carbon Forum 2015 hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco. With countries set to approve a […]

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Employees seek damages from Sasol over coal dust exposure.

Twenty two current and former employees of South African petrochemicals group Sasol have filed a civil claim against its mining unit, regarding illnesses allegedly contracted while they worked for the company. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the employees by Richard Spoor, whose legal battle against a South African asbestos mining company led to […]

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