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Jan 15, 2010
Jan 15, 2010
In Engineering News (for Natal Graduates, this is the magazine you are now reading) the cost of Kusile power station is given as R142-billion and State-owned power utility Eskom is hoping to get private investors to put R40-billion up in private investment.
Jan 14, 2010
The World Wide Fund for Nature of South Africa (WWF-SA) has raised questions about the integrity of the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s (Nersa’s) hearings into Eskom’s request for tariff increases of 35% a year between 2010 and 2013, as well as the...
Dec 04, 2009
With State-owned power utility Eskom’s new build programmes, there have been a lot of concerns from various conservation groups and nongovernmental organisations vexed by the possible environmental impacts of resulting emissions, disturbance to fauna and flora, and...
Dec 04, 2009
Following significant growth in infrastructure development, housing and industries, South Africa’s demand for electricity supply has peaked and given the countries current power woes, has led State-owned power utility Eskom having to ensure that it meets power supply...
Dec 02, 2009
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Oct 08, 2009
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) would probably only publish power utility Eskom's tariff application in November, despite the fact that some of its contents have started to leak into the public domain. The leaks come amidst heightened interest...
Jul 10, 2009
The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) reports that its members are weathering the current economic crisis owing to the need for steel in the construction of power stations, says SAISC executive director Dr Hennie de Clercq.
May 22, 2009
Global power generation specialist Alstom Electrical Machines’ large motors division has been awarded two contracts valued at R350-million from power equipment supplier Hitachi Power Africa.
May 15, 2009
Steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa could raise output to about 65% of capacity in the second quarter and would be ready to swing between product types and grades to match supply to a still opaque demand picture. In the first quarter production was about 60%...
Apr 17, 2009
Power utility Eskom reports that, to date, its Medupi and Kusile power stations are on schedule to meet their commissioning target dates in 2012 and 2013 respectively.
Mar 06, 2009
Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO) chairperson Mike Wylie remains confident that the company will maintain its workload in the 2009 calendar year, despite a contraction in the volume of new building work on offer, particularly in the Western Cape, and the recent...
Feb 25, 2009
Modular buildings manufacturer Kwikspace has entered into an agreement with State-owned electricity producer Eskom’s Kusile power station, to supply R46,2-million worth of modular accommodation units. “This project is a first in the prefabricated industry as some...
Feb 25, 2009
Attached please find a press release on: Kwikspace Modular Buildings, manufacturer of prefabricated modular units, has entered into an agreement to supply Eskom’s Kusile power station with R46.2 million worth of modular accommodation units.
Feb 23, 2009
JSE-listed building and civil engineering contractor, Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO) on Monday reported a 35% increase in half-year turnover to R6,8-billion, compared with the six months ended December 2007, with operating profit jumping 73% to R501-million, and...
Dec 11, 2008
The civil works of Eskom’s new-build coal-fired power station, Kusile, in the Mpumalanga province, would have a significant local content portion, the State-owned power utility said this week. The civil works contract, which was awarded to a joint venture (JV) team...
Dec 05, 2008
Diversified engineering company Genrec Engineering is making steady progress towards completing a portion on the first Boiler of the Medupi project by May 2009, the deadline given to the company.
Oct 17, 2008
Kusile will be a six-unit, greenfield, mine-mouth, coal-fired power plant, with about 4 818 MW of gross output.