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Malusi Gigaba, minister of finance
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...

1 day ago

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

Picture: The SA Mag
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...

3 days ago

Arebbusch solar power. Image: Republikein
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 3 days ago

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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.

3 days ago

Makatleho Selibo is the widow of Mahola Selibo who worked as a team leader at President Steyn mine in Welkom. He worked underground for 33 years. He passed away in 2013 and suffered from tuberculosis and silicosis. He did not receive any compensation from the mines. Photo: Thom Pierce
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

Eskom to comply with Nersa revenue application requests
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

Bokoni platinum mine. Picture Atlatsa
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

Medupi power station
Eskom says strategy supports economic growth

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

11 Aug 2017

UJ receives R15m for mining faculty
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

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

Algal biofuel production is neither environmentally nor commercially sustainable
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

Law 'required over unclaimed pensions'
Law 'required over unclaimed pensions'

Legislation is needed to compel pension fund administrators to increase efforts to trace beneficiaries and pay out billions of rand in unclaimed funds...

10 Aug 2017

Louise Steenekamp, director: energy & natural resources for Southern Africa, Wipro Limited
Cutting mining costs with 3D printing

Mining organisations are realising that industrial-scale 3D printing for the spare parts and components of machinery could reduce costs and downtime...

By Louise Steenekamp 10 Aug 2017

Minister Zwane: Chamber of Mines consulted on Mining Charter
Minister Zwane: Chamber of Mines consulted on Mining Charter

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says the Chamber of Mines was consulted on the draft of the Mining Charter...

8 Aug 2017

Waste-to-energy programmes key in the sustainable circular economy
Waste-to-energy programmes key in the sustainable circular economy

The business case for transforming waste to address critical energy shortages is mounting...

By Webb Meko 8 Aug 2017

Cyril Azobu, advisory partner and mining leader at PwC Nigeria.
Nigerian mining sector poised for great things

Several important developments in the Nigerian mining sector in the last year bode well for the industry's future...

8 Aug 2017

Photo: Lonmin
Lonmin outlines its operational review

Despite positive third quarter results, Lonmin is still looking to implement measures that will generate sufficient cash to support a sustainable business.

7 Aug 2017

Gold Fields sells Darlot mine
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

Group goes to court again over coal mine
Group goes to court again over coal mine

A coalition opposing a coal mine in Mpumalanga have launched further proceedings in the Pretoria High Court...

4 Aug 2017

Photo by Jackson Jost via Unsplash
Nigeria signs oil financing deals with Shell, Chevron

Nigeria has signed financing deals with oil majors Shell and Chevron to develop projects that would boost reserves and revenue, the state-run oil firm said this week...

4 Aug 2017

Mining Elites in Africa nomination deadline extended
Mining Elites in Africa nomination deadline extended

Mining Review Africa has decided to extend the nomination deadline for its Mining Elites in Africa recognition of excellence project to Friday, 11 August 2017...

4 Aug 2017

Tina Eboka
Tina Eboka re-elected as HLG-MR vice-chair

Tina Eboka has been re-elected as vice chair of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency High-Level Group on the Security of Supply of Medical Radioisotopes (HLG-MR)...

4 Aug 2017

Green tech future for Atlantis a step closer
Green tech future for Atlantis a step closer

Cape Town's "lost city" of Atlantis is a step closer to becoming a green technology hub...

By Dave Chambers 4 Aug 2017

Maputo's residents can now use gas, but dropping charcoal proves hard
Maputo's residents can now use gas, but dropping charcoal proves hard

One of the things that has made the biggest difference to Agostinho and his family's life has been improvements in the energy system in Mozambique's capital, Maputo...

By Vanesa Castán Broto 3 Aug 2017

AngloGold warns of headlines losses
AngloGold warns of headlines losses

AngloGold Ashanti has warned that it would post a loss for the interim period due to substantial impairments and a provision for silicosis payments...

3 Aug 2017

Noupoort wind farm
Wind energy body launches mentorship programme

A mentorship programme to address gender and transformation in the renewable energy sector has been initiated by the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)...

2 Aug 2017

Researchers Ahmed Eleish (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) and Shaunna Morrison (Carnegie Institution of Science). Photo: Anirudh Prabhu
Crime-tracking tools could point to new mineral reserves

Striking gold used to be a matter of luck, but tools used to track criminals, diseases and social networks could soon uncover vast troves of valuable minerals...

2 Aug 2017

Coal of Africa casts about for second acquisition
Coal of Africa casts about for second acquisition

Coal of Africa (CoAL) is reviewing prospects for a second acquisition, soon after completing its purchase of Uitkomst Colliery from Pan African Resources...

By Charlotte Mathews 1 Aug 2017

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