Eskom implements first load shedding in March

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 14 March 2019

The controlled power outages could hit production at high-electricity users, including ferro-chrome smelters, and push prices up as a result.

By Janie Davies

South African state power utility Eskom has implemented load shedding for the first time this month amid lingering power constraints, sparking predictions of ferro-chrome price spikes if the situation deteriorates.

Load shedding - controlled power outages - were last implemented in mid-February and were reported to have...

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