Partnership to secure private investment in renewables
Partnership to secure private investment in renewables

A platform aimed at boosting private sector investment into on- and off-grid renewable energy production in Africa was launched in Geneva recently.

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Eskom completes Majuba repair
Eskom completes Majuba repair

In 2014, in the midst of loadshedding, poor leadership and serious delays in the construction of two of its new-build power stations, a coal silo collapse at the Majuba power station simply added to Eskom's woes. Yet, the state-owned utility has pulled off a feat of efficiency by completing a permanent coal-handling solution in record time.

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Coal's Makhado site. Source: Coal of Africa
Coal of Africa exec fined, suspended for insider trader

A member of Coal of Africa's (Coal) top management has been fined R350,000 for insider trading by the Financial Services Board (FSB) and was subsequently suspended by the company pending an internal investigation.

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Biomass project creates opportunity for mining community

A renewable energy project on degraded land is aimed at creating economic opportunities for communities after the life of a mine. The added benefit is energy produced with low carbon emissions, contributing to South Africa's national greenhouse gas mitigation efforts, as well as restoring the grasslands to their original pre-mining state.

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Pastor unearths 706-carat diamond

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - A pastor working in the mines of eastern Sierra Leone has unearthed a 706-carat diamond, the government said, as experts said the stone could rank as the 10th largest ever found.

17 Mar 2017