Industrial users of gas such as Mondi, Nampak and Illovo, expect a supply crunch to set in as early as 2023.

According to Jaco Human, CEO of the Industrial Gas Users Association, who spoke at a seminar hosted by Nedbank and EE Publishers on Wednesday, the coming gas shortage poses a significant threat to businesses which are dependent on it for their industrial processes. The industrial gas users generate a collective R150bn in revenue a year and employ more than 46,000 people.  

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