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South Africa: Water Affairs acts against four mines

Water affairs has taken legal action against four mines that continued operating without water-use licences despite being told to comply, Deputy Water Affairs Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi said on Wednesday.

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‘Extraordinary’ measures required for SA to avoid blackouts from 2011 to 2016

Without “extraordinary” supply- and demand-side intervention, South Africa could face a cumulative electricity shortfall of 42-terawatt-hours (TWh) between 2011 through to 2016, the newly published ‘Medium Term Risk Mitigation’ (MTRM) plan asserts. Eskom is currently estimating that South Africa will consume 228 TWh during its 2010/11 financial year to March 31, 2011, up from 218 […]

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