Monday, 23 May 2005 02:00

Group Five warns on skills shortage

CONSTRUCTION company Group Five is concerned that a shortage of skills in the construction industry may negatively affect the massive infrastructure roll-out planned in SA over the next few years.

Friday, 04 March 2005 02:00

Move to improve electricity supply

To improve efficiency and capacity, Cabinet last year agreed to restructure the local electricity industry, tasking EDI Holdings to spearhead the project.

Wednesday, 16 February 2005 02:00

Eskom's power stations to create 26 000 new jobs

Three power stations are to be re-opened

Ruling seen to affirm public's right to know

Thursday, 09 December 2004 02:00

Govt invites registrations for energy projects

Government has invited Independent Power Producers (IPPs) to register "expressions of interest" in the development of two new peaking energy generation projects to meet growing energy demands in the country.

Monday, 20 September 2004 02:00

Eskom selling undeveloped Sandton site

Johannesburg - Eskom, the power utility, is selling land in Lonehill, Sandton, estimated to be worth R24 million.

With coal reserves dwindling, nuclear power is an option for the future and government is considering more Koeberg-type plants

President Thabo Mbeki says South Africa's first Regional Electricity Distributors will be ready to operate by June 2005.

South Africa's civil engineering sector, hit by a slump in revenues as contracts fall, could shed thousands of jobs this year, a key industry official warned yesterday.

Twin tasks arise out of the takeover of Pechiney by Canada's Alcan group, which is now calling the shots THE planned $1,2bn aluminium smelter project at Coega in Eastern Cape will have to pass two major hurdles if it is to be saved, it emerged at the weekend.

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