Eskom Blackouts Threatens Mining Industry
Written by Mduduzi Phungula on 7 October, 2022
By: Xolani Khumalo
Rolling power outages have topped the agenda of the Joburg Mining Indaba.
The gathering came at a time when there’s much pressure on the sector, as some companies have been forced to reduce output.
There’s also the issue of illegal mining.
Sector lead of mining and chemicals at Nedbank Vusi Mpofu says the continuation of power cuts may put many mines at risk.