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BLSA welcomes new Eskom board

Business Leadership SA (BLSA) welcomes the appointment of the new board of Eskom SOC under the leadership of its newly appointed chairman Dr Jabulani Albert Mabuza and interim group chief executive Phakamani Hadebe. Bonang Mohale, CEO of BLSA, said: “This is a clear display of commitment by government to the transformation of our state-owned corporations. […]

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New Eskom Board announced

Government has announced the appointment of new board members at Eskom, as an immediatemeasure to strengthen governance and management at the parastatal. “The company has been facing several challenges, including a weak financial position, declining revenues and governance failures, which are threatening the sustainability of the company going forward. “As a result, government has decided […]

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Outstanding young scientists rewarded at international science fair

From revolutionary solar systems, innovative ways of saving water to ground-breaking methods of being energy efficient, the second day of Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair (ISF) was abuzz with the great ideas presented by young scientists. The day was concluded with a special awards ceremony to recognise some of the exceptional projects […]

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Eskom hosts its second annual Women’s Conference

To round off a remarkable national Women’s Month, Eskom hosted its second annual Women’s Conference from Tuesday, 29 August to Thursday, 31 August 2017 at the Eskom Academy of Learning on Dale Road in Midrand. With the theme of the conference being: OR Tambo “Women United in Moving South Africa forward, by being bold for […]

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B-BBEE Commission initiates fronting and non-compliance investigations

The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission has initiated investigations against specific entities for possible violation of the B-BBEE Act relating to the B-BBEE ownership structures and non-compliance with the Codes of Good Practice in respect of the verification process. All entities were notified, and if there are adverse findings against them, they will be […]

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Eskom academy empowers entrepreneurs

Contractors and suppliers, who completed the eight-month Eskom Contractor Academy course, graduated in Midrand on Thrusday.   The state utility company said its graduation ceremony, held at the Eskom Academy of Learning, celebrated the upskilling of yet another group of 104 small business owners and reaffirmed Eskom’s commitment to skills development, job creation and poverty […]

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BMF and BUSA condemn Brian Molefe reinstatement

The decision taken by the Eskom Board of Directors to reappoint its former CEO, Brian Molefe has been condemned by some of South Africa’s largest business and professional lobby groups. The Black Management Forum (the BMF) and Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) have voiced their disapproval of the former MPs return to the state power […]

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Anglo American sells Eskom-tied operations to Seriti

Metals giant Anglo American has announced the sale of its Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations in South Africa to a wholly owned subsidiary of Seriti Resources Holdings, a company majority owned by historically disadvantaged South Africans, and led by a management team with extensive experience of operating and developing large coal mines in South Africa. […]

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Eskom Contractor Academy helps upskill Cape Town entrepreneur

Glynn Mashonga, has been awarded a certificate for successfully completing the Eskom Contractor Academy accredited course. She heard about the academy when her company competed and became a finalist in the Eskom Development Foundation Business Investment Competition (BIC) in 2015. “I looked at the course outline of the programme and knew that the knowledge I […]

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State Power Utility uncompromising on transfor – mation commitment

Mining giants, Exxaro and Anglo American could be in for a rocky ride if Eskom’s threats are to be taken seriously. This comes after the state utility’s quarter update today. Eskom was responding to Exxaro’s restructuring of its black economic empowerment (BEE) ownership by lowering its black shareholding from just over 50 percent to 30 […]

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