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Ingula Unit 4 goes live

Ingula Unit 4 has been handed over for commercial operation, adding an additional 333MW to the grid. According to Eskom, this is the first Ingula unit to be handed over and will assist in ensuring further security of supply. Unit 4 was synchronised...
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Plans underway to build Africa’s biggest dam

Ethiopia has ambitious plans to build a $4.2 billion dam in the Benishangul-Gumuz region, 40 km from its borders with Sudan. The dam is expected to provide 6.000 megawatts of electricity, enough for its population plus some excess which it will...
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New dam safety regulations

Mining and industry are still coming to terms with the latest regulations of the National Water Act, which demand more attention to safety risks and more detailed reporting to authorities regarding compliance, construction and operation of dams....
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Bulk water delivery for Maseru

The construction of the new Metolong Dam will provide a much needed boost for Lesotho’s capital, with Chinese contractor Sinohydro forging ahead with the construction programme, driven by its Cat earthmoving fleet. CONSTRUCTION IS NOW well advanced...