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Darren Parker

Darren Parker

Darren Parker is a Creamer Media Senior Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Tel: +2711 622 3744


Emissions reduction tech at Kusile contributes to move to Stage 4 load-shedding

16th May 2022 State-owned utility Eskom was forced to implement Stage 4 load-shedding on the evening of May 16 after Unit 2 at the Kusile power station tripped,... 

Eskom appoints Mathebula as acting generation exec as Dukashe resigns

9th May 2022 State-owned utility Eskom has announced the resignation of generation group executive Phillip Dukashe, whose last day will be on May 31 after... 

Mavuso warns State’s potential new powers could be abused

3rd May 2022 The State’s potential new powers that could arise from a permanent ratification into law of various Covid-19 regulations beyond the state of... 


Perfect storm created by crisis trifecta threatens to devastate developing economies, says Guterres

14th April 2022 The war in Ukraine was setting in motion a three-dimensional crisis – centred on food, energy and finance – which was producing “alarming cascading... 

Travel industry welcomes removal of PCR test requirements at South Africa’s borders

23rd March 2022 Several travel industry associations have welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement on March 22 that lifts the requirement for vaccinated... 

South Africa must build resilience to external shocks while decarbonising

28th February 2022 If South Africa were to pursue its own version of a Green New Deal (GND), it would need to decarbonise the economy while building resilience to... 

Daily Podcast – February 08, 2022

8th February 2022 Making headlines: Parliament is ready for 2022 SoNA; Freedom Under Law is confident Ramaphosa won’t be pressurised in Chief Justice selection; And,... 

A coalition unseating ANC as ruling party in future could 'paralyse' Parliament, consulting firm says

2nd February 2022 If a national coalition between opposition parties were to unseat the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in a future general election, it could... 

Nigerian VP calls for natural gas to be accepted as a transition fuel

21st January 2022 Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for natural gas – which Africa has in abundance – to be accepted by the rest of the globe as a... 

Treasury extends deadline for comment on new tax proposals

21st January 2022 The National Treasury has provided deadline extensions for public comment on three discussion documents that were published on December 15. Owing... 

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