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Gordhan: Radioactive leaks at Koeberg were ‘negligible’

The amounts of radioactivity released in 2014 and 2015 were 'negligible' and it was not necessary to notify the public, Gordhan said.

Eskom burning through diesel again

The power utility's use of open cycle gas turbines has spiked in recent months, with fuel spend on these peaking power stations soaring almost 30 fold

Why decommissioning Koeberg nuclear plant won’t be easy

For South Africa decommissioning its nuclear plant Koeberg is a reality that cannot be ignored much longer

What does SA plan to do with its toxic nuclear waste?

Take a look at Germany, which is dismantling its reactors, to see the true cost of an atomic future.

The aviation authority says a drone licence isn’t onerous. What about hidden charges?

A flight training course costs up to R28 500 while setting up a commercial operation can amount to R80 000.

Nuclear power ‘will cost SA just $1bn’

South Africa will make a $49 billion profit on a $50 billion nuclear power station fleet, if a utopian report is to be believed.

Fallout from nuclear tender meltdown

Eskom’s "irrational and unlawful" nuclear tender process means it will have to reconsider the issue yet again

Cooler heads won’t prevail #ACmustfall

Of air conditioning and the power of protest.

Koeberg documents show odd decisions

Eskom’s own court papers could bolster aggrieved bidder Westinghouse’s case

We were robbed, says nuke bidder

In just 48 hours, Eskom apparently made an about-turn to award a tender to the ‘losing’ bidder

Eskom awards ‘never-ending tender’ to Areva

After taking four years to make a decision, Eskom has awarded a multibillion-rand Koeberg refurbishment contract to French firm Areva.

Never ending tender haunts Eskom

The board still appears hesitant to bring the farcical nuclear repair saga to a conclusion

SA blinded by nuclear’s dying light

International report paints a bleak future for the nuclear industry

Power struggle jams nuclear fix-up

The Eskom board is dragging its feet over awarding a maintenance tender for Koeberg, which has raised safety concerns

Nuclear plan slips under budget radar

If it goes ahead it will be SA’s largest contract ever, yet Pravin Gordhan failed to mention it

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