Compliance notices have been issued against sand miners in Lephalale. Their operations must now stop or they will face legal action.
The builders of Medupi Power Station are being accused of breaking promises.
South African power utility Eskom is experiencing higher-than-expected demand for energy, Matimba Power Station manager Christo van Niekerk said this week. Residential demand for electricity is increasing rapidly due to the increase in the electrification of housing. However, the increase in demand is unlikely to result in power rationing.