Work is progressing well at the Medupi power plant with the first gas burner having been fired up this week, said Eskom
Eskom today begins a 100-day countdown to Christmas eve when the synchronisation of the first of Medupi power station's six units is scheduled to take place.
Major construction and engineering companies in SA bemoan the lack of significant public infrastructure spending, despite R4 trillion being earmarked for this over 15 years to drive basic service delivery.
Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) applauds the appointment of Department of Public Enterprises Director-General Tshediso Matona, as the Chief Executive of Eskom.
Collin Matjila has been appointed as the acting Chief Executive Officer of Eskom as of 1 April 2014, the electricity utility said.
Nuclear industry expert says the state and Eskom have not resolved where to get the R1-trillion needed for the nuclear build and may have to look at models using private capital.
Eskom CEO Brian Dames says the country's power system remains "vulnerable" but unplanned outages will reduce going into winter.
Eskom has declared a power emergency, with the company saying that load shedding might take place if the need arises.
Hitachi Power Africa‚ which is contracted to construct boilers for the Medupi and Kusile power stations‚ must find a new 25% black empowerment partner within the next five months following the exit last month of the African National Congress's investment firm‚ Chancellor House.
Basil Read, the construction, mining, development and engineering group, is pleased to announce that it has secured two projects collectively worth over R400 million