Eskom warns of cuts throughout week after coal silo collapsesBD

Business Day LIVE

03 November 2014

ESKOM on Sunday warned of power outages for most of this week as the state-owned utility started load shedding for the second time this year.

Power interruptions and forced reduction of industrial use of electricity are likely to affect SA’s already tepid economic growth rate.

The collapse of a coal storage silo, which damaged a conveyor system at Eskom’s Majuba power station in Mpumalanga, forced Sunday’s blackouts in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Ekur-huleni and Cape Town, Eskom said.  Read more….



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