Sand road. Photo source: ©© Smath
Compliance notices have been issued against sand miners in Lephalale, South Africa. Their operations must now stop or they will face legal action…
Medupi power station
The Medupi Power Station is a new dry-cooled coal-fired power station being built by Eskom near Lephalale in Limpopo province, South Africa. When completed, the power station is to have six boilers each powering an 800 MW turbine, producing 4800 MW of power. It is expected to become the largest dry-cooled coal fired power station in the world.Contracts have been placed with Hitachi to supply the boilers and Alstom to provide the steam turbines for this plant.At R33.6 Billion, these are the biggest contracts ever placed by Eskom.