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How to avoid the fluctuating price of solar installation on commercial projects

The increase in the demand for PV systems worldwide will result in the rise in cost in the fourth quarter (Q4) of this year of installing photovoltaic (PV) systems...

14 hours ago

2017 Women in Energy Challenge in Uganda winners announced

The US African Development Foundation (USADF), in collaboration with partners Power Africa and GE, recently announced the winners of the 2017 Women in Energy Challenge in Uganda...

10 hours ago

Wits professor receives Pierre M Gy Sampling Gold Medal

At the Eighth World Conference on Sampling and Blending 2017 in Perth, Australia, Professor Dick Minnitt, JCI Professor of Mineral Resources and Reserves at Wits University's School of Mining Engineering, received the Pierre M Gy Sampling Gold Medal...

12 hours ago

Angola's investment in non-oil sectors starts to pay off

With forecasts of rising commodity prices, investors must now bear in mind that we are moving towards a sellers' market...

By Miguel Damião Gago 2 days ago

Eskom defends lifting suspension on senior managers

Eskom has been quick to defend the reinstatement of two senior managers just a couple of days after their suspension...

2 days ago

Sudan's Bashir aims to ease Egypt concerns over Nile dam

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir said on Thursday, 17 August, that the construction of Ethiopia's controversial Grand Renaissance Dam on the Nile River would not impact water supplies to Egypt as feared by Cairo...

2 days ago

Brics bank will ignite growth in SA, says Gigaba

As Brics countries celebrated the launch of the African regional centre of the New Development Bank, South African taxpayers can expect to contribute $10bn over a seven-year period...

18 Aug 2017

ARM and Vale to offload Lubambe mine in Zambia

African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) and its mining partner, Brazil's Vale, have extricated themselves from an expensive investment in the Lubambe copper mine in Zambia...

18 Aug 2017

More Eskom managers in firing line over R1.6bn deal

An investigation into irregularities costing Eskom billions of rand and triggering the suspension of chief financial officer Anoj Singh in July could lead to the suspension of five more senior managers...

By Stephan Hofstatter and Sikonathi Mantshantsha 17 Aug 2017

Solar power rising in southern African hotel industry

Members of the southern African hospitality industry are rapidly joining the green revolution and its not for show or Google ranking - there are savings to be had and natural vistas to preserve...

By Vanessa Rogers 16 Aug 2017

New gas terminal set to end shortages

The phrase "gas shortage" is unlikely to be needed again after the opening of Africa's largest LPG import and storage terminal in Saldanha Bay.

16 Aug 2017

Accountability reprieve for energy minister

Energy Minister Mmamaloko Kubayi is off the hook after the parliamentary portfolio committee oversight meeting to hold her accountable on events at PetroSA and the Central Energy Fund was postponed indefinitely...

16 Aug 2017

End in sight for silicosis case?

Anglo American and Gold Fields may settle with miners and their families...

By Pete Lewis/GroundUp 15 Aug 2017

Bokoni owners have a duty of care to retrenched workers

Mining companies need to create a social grant system for workers they retrench when a mine suspends operations...

14 Aug 2017

Eskom to comply with Nersa revenue application requests

Eskom will implement the recommendations made by Nersa with regards to the revenue application for the 2018/19 financial year...

14 Aug 2017

Small law changes have huge impact on mining and oil & gas industries

Financial provisioning holds mining and petroleum companies responsible for the rehabilitation of the environment impacted by their operations...

By Hillary Botha, Tamzyn Cooper, Garyn Rapson 11 Aug 2017

UJ receives R15m for mining faculty

Sibanye will inject R15m into UJ's Department of Mining Engineering and Mine Surveying over the next three years...

11 Aug 2017

Eskom says strategy supports economic growth

Eskom's strategy moves from power supply security to managing surplus capacity...

11 Aug 2017

Algal biofuel production is neither environmentally nor commercially sustainable

Modern biofuels have been touted as a greener alternative to petrol and diesel since the early 1900s...

By Kevin Flynn 11 Aug 2017

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Gold Fields sells Darlot mine

Gold Fields sold its unprofitable Darlot mine for A$18.5m in cash and shares to Australian Stock Exchange-listed Red 5, which plans to use the mine's infrastructure as a central processing hub in Western Australia.

5 Aug 2017

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