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KPMG did not flag Free State dairy farm, Zwane tells probe

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane told Parliament on Wednesday that beleaguered auditing firm KPMG did not raise any concerns about impropriety related to a dairy project in Vrede...

17 hours ago

China's green planning for the world starts with infrastructure

The United States is retreating from the global community under a president who rejected the Paris Climate Accords and denigrates NAFTA and NATO. This provides an opportunity for China to play a greater role in global affairs...

By Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley 20 hours ago

Joining hands in fighting HIV, TB and STIs

A R3.6m contribution towards providing health screening to mining communities emphasises the power of partnerships in making the NSP 2017-2022 for HIV, TB and STIs a reality...

18 hours ago

Court sets aside fracking regulations

The Eastern Cape High Court has set aside a 2015 decision to invoke the fracking regulations necessary for shale gas exploration...

21 hours ago

Mine hits back over West Coast aquifer

Kropz responds to environmentalists' attempt to stop pumping...

By Melanie Gosling 23 hours ago

Implats moves on machine mining

For $30m Implats has bought itself 15% of a deposit to promote its strategy of finding shallow resources that can be mined by machines.

1 day ago

It's time to have an honest conversation about energy

It is critical that the energy mix is carefully blended by policymakers to ensure a sustainable economy...

By Colin Logan 1 day ago

A cabinet reshuffle equals a nuclear deal

President Jacob Zuma's latest cabinet reshuffle is nothing more that a thinly-veiled smokescreen to get his crony, David Mahlobo into the energy portfolio...

By Nicci Botha 1 day ago

Top five South African consumer trends - Euromonitor

Global market intelligence company, Euromonitor International, has just released the latest results of the 2017 Global Consumer Trends survey...

2 days ago

Does South Africa's renewable energy plan signify progress or regression?

The energy industry breathed a huge sigh of relief recently when energy minister Mmamoloko Kubayi announced that power purchase agreements (PPAs) for renewable energy from bid windows 3.5 and 4 will be signed by the end of October 2017...

By Siyabonga Mbanjwa 2 days ago

Shambles at Eskom panel

Disciplinary proceedings against suspended acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko had a second false start on Monday...

By Kyle Cowan 2 days ago

Sibanye changes its mind on Rustenburg closures that would have cut output by as much as 300,000oz

Sibanye-Stillwater backed away from a decision to close up to 300,000oz of annual platinum group metal (PGM) production from its Rustenburg mines...

By Alan Seccombe 2 days ago

Impala Platinum takes stake in Canadian group's Waterberg prospect in $30m deal

Impala Platinum, has bought a minority stake for $30m in the undeveloped Waterberg prospect owned by Canada's Platinum Group Metals...

By Allan Seccombe 2 days ago

Greenpeace slams new nuclear plant plans

Greenpeace Africa has responded with outrage to Eskom's nuclear plant plans....

3 days ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Hero in a half shell, SolarTurtle

Invented by social entrepreneur James van der Walt, the SolarTurtle recently scooped a win at the Inventors Garage at the 2017 SABC Education SA Innovation Summit, walking away with R10k.

By Sindy Peters 3 days ago

West Coast mine water dispute goes to court

Phosphate mining company Kropz said to be in breach of license in its use of ancient Elandsfontein aquifer...

By Melanie Gosling 3 days ago

Proposal to amend debt reduction rules applicable to mining companies

Section 36 of the Income Tax Act contains unique provisions which are only applicable to mining operations, and which set out the manner in which redemption allowances and unredeemed capital expenditure are calculated...

By Candice Gibson 3 days ago

Eskom gets the environmental go-ahead for nuclear power station at Duynefontein

Eskom has been given the environmental green light for a nuclear power station at Duynefontein in the Western Cape.

13 Oct 2017

Russian PM talks up Morocco gas projects

RABAT - Russia and Morocco hope to cooperate more closely in the energy sector, Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev said during a visit to Rabat...

13 Oct 2017

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The most common causes of oilfield accidents

Oilfields can be dangerous places to work. The work done there is essential to keep our infrastructure running and all developed nations need access to petroleum. Unfortunately, it is an activity that cannot be done in complete safety. The potential for accidents exists at any site where drilling is occurring, or indeed anywhere where heavy machinery is running.

Issued by Monetary Library 9 Oct 2017

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