Eskom ignores Treasury advice in bid to hike price it pays for Duvha coal

14 March 2021 - 00:03 By Sabelo Skiti and Thanduxolo Jika

Eskom is forging ahead with a proposal to increase the price it pays coal giant South32 for coal delivered to its Duvha power station, despite opposition from the Treasury.

The Treasury rejected Eskom's request in July last year to award South32 a R66bn contract for 140Mt of coal without advertising it to other bidders...

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