Mining Indaba ’15: South Africa’s failing power supply a “major issue”

By Laura Syrett
Published: Monday, 09 February 2015

One month after South African mining firms lobbied government to resolve the power supply issue in South Africa, IM reports that these are ongoing and a hot topic at Mining Indaba. With the world watching this week during what is one of the largest events on the mining calendar, it is up to the government to deliver on promises to rectify the issue of South Africa’s flagging supply.

One of the major issues facing miners in South Africa is that of unreliable power supply, delegates at Mining Indaba told IM today.

In January, South African mining firms warned that continuous power outages in the country could lead to a sharp fall in mine production and ultimately damage the...

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