Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer explains…

. A refreshing openness by Eskom’s new management was demonstrated yesterday in an exclusive interview with Eskom COO Mr Jan Oberholzer by EE Publishers. The interview followed dramatic developments in the operations of Eskom this year, including the decline in the utility’s generation plant performance, shortages of coal at power stations in Mpumalanga, the return […]

Appoint reputable built-environment professionals

While Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) applauds government’s economic stimulus package for economic growth, it warns that these funds must be used responsibly. Appointing companies who lack capacity and expertise for infrastructure projects is tantamount to fronting and defeats the object of developing future capacity. Supply chain management regulations are often misinterpreted and abused to […]

The coal crisis at Eskom worsens…

Information being received by EE Publishers indicates that the coal crisis at Eskom is worsening, with at least four and possibly more of Eskom’s 15 coal-fired power stations now having less than ten days of coal at hand on their stockpiles. Eskom has advised EE Publishers that it requires an additional 1,3-million tons of coal […]