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SA electricity tariff hikes to jeopardise 90,000 mining jobs

Minerals Council South Africa (MCSA) has warned the recent electricity tariff increase granted to embattled state-owned utility Eskom threatens thousands of jobs in the gold and platinum mining industries.

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Up in smoke: The electricity tariff increase granted to Eskom earlier this month will jeopardise thousands of mining jobs

It warned that, although the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) had not granted the 15.5% increase Eskom requested, it had allowed an annual tariff increase of 9.