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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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Learners benefit from Eskom

The Eskom Development Foundation recently completed a three year programme aimed at assisting ten secondary schools in Mpumalanga to improve their maths and science learning.  This corporate social investment initiative, which started in 2013, included ten schools from around Middelburg, Delmas, Emalahleni and Belfast. Each school received a fully stocked mobile laboratory, physical science textbooks […]

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Eskom Load Shedding

Warning of Load Shedding in the City of Ekurhuleni

The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality has warned residents of possible load shedding due to the increased demand of electricity as temperatures begin to drop. The municipality has published a load shedding schedule which consumers can print to see how they will be affected in the event that power supply has to be shed. “We are advising […]

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More focus on infrastructure development

Cape Town – Government is to place more emphasis on funding the development of long-term infrastructure the Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan said today. Presenting the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement in Parliament, Gordhan said public-sector investment in infrastructure – which has increased from 4.3% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2005 to 7.5% […]

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