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Eskom obtains court interdict against workers pickets at power stations

JOHANNESBURG, June 15 – Eskom on Friday obtained a court interdict prohibiting the intimidation of workers and contractors who are not part of an ongoing wage strike, as well as the high jacking of coal trucks and the sabotaging of the power utility’s electricity infrastructure. On Thursday, generation and distribution of electricity across Eskom’s network was constrained […]

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Mpumalanga power stations worst affected by labour strife – Eskom

JOHANNESBURG, June 14 – Eskom said on Thursday that its power stations in Mpumalanga, including Hendrina, Camden, Kendal, and Arnot, had been worst-affected by the industrial action. This as the power utility warned that the generation and distribution of electricity across its network was constrained on Thursday due to acts of alleged sabotage and intimidation that have characterized the current […]

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NUM, Numsa reject Eskom wage offer, want Ramaphosa to intervene

KEMPTON PARK, June 12 – The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) on Tuesday officially rejected Eskom’s zero percent wage offer, saying that the state-owned power utility cannot plead poverty because it was “dealing with a self-imposed crisis”. Last week, wage negotiations at Eskom collapsed after unions walked […]