Some of Eskom’s largest coal suppliers have urged the industry to fulfil its national duty and help the utility out of its crisis — though slashing their prices is not one of the solutions on the table.

“What options do we have if we don’t help Eskom?” asked Mike Teke, CEO of Seriti Resources, a major coal supplier to Eskom.  “If we don’t have Eskom, we don’t have a country.”

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