While mining companies will surely wait with bated breath for the outcome of the anticipated legal challenges to the Mining Charter by the Chamber of Mines, they will also need to start getting their ducks in a row, in terms of legal and corporate structures if the challenges are unsuccessful.
Giada Masina, Allan Reid and Deepa Vallabh 8 hours ago
Credit rating agency Fitch issued a statement saying the new Mining Charter that Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane issued without industry consultation showed that its decision to cut SA's sovereign credit rating to junk in April was correct.
Robert Laing 1 day ago
The Department of Energy (DoE) and Eskom again did not provide any clarity to investors in the renewable energy sector as to when the power utility will sign power purchase agreements with independent power producers.
1 day ago
Debmarine's newest - and biggest - diamond mining vessel, SS Nujoma, has started operations after being commissioned in Walvis Bay last week.
2 days ago
People who oppose wind farms often claim wind turbine blades kill large numbers of birds, often referring to them as “bird choppers”. And claims of dangers to iconic or rare birds, especially raptors, have attracted a lot of attention.
Simon Chapman 2 days ago
There is a curious exhibition currently taking place at the Cube Museum in Holland. Titled "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Toilets, But Were Afraid to Ask", the exhibition, which is on until November, is meant to stimulate viewers into thinking about the past, present and future of sanitary issues.
Bongani Shweni 2 days ago
The class of 2017 must remember and take heed of the example set by the youth of 1976, who understood the importance of education in order to emancipate themselves from the struggle of the day, says the Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa (Niasa).
3 days ago
Stronger global trade is expected this year and as reported by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), indicators like export orders and container shipping are on the rise at the beginning of 2017. Recognising the uncertainty on economic and policy developments, the WTO has still forecasted overall expansion in global trade.
3 days ago
For the millions without electricity in Africa, basic lighting remains a luxury. Kerosene lamps are expensive. Candles and fires are hazardous and ultimately affects a household's air quality. Manchester-based design consultancy Inventid's recent development of what they are claiming is the world's cheapest solar light could present a solution for this ongoing struggle.
Lindsay Samson 3 days ago
Thursday, 15 June marked Global Wind Day 2017 - a day for re-considering wind, and the power it holds to reshape energy systems, decarbonise our economy and boost jobs and growth.
15 Jun 2017
The Democratic Republic of Congo said on Tuesday, 13 June, it has asked Chinese and Spanish bidders of a colossal dam project to join forces and submit a joint bid.
15 Jun 2017