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New capital opportunities for tomorrow's coal sector

Despite huge advances in clean coal technologies, abundance of coal in the SADC region and Southern Africa's vast energy needs, and the reality that coal will remain an important element of South Africa's energy mix well beyond 2040...

By Aubrey Chauke 26 Aug 2020

Africa's distributed renewable energy sector still dominated by foreign players

The distributed renewable energy sector in Africa has grown rapidly since 2013, but it has so far failed to include locally-owned companies and initiatives...

21 Jul 2020

Implats won't increase its stake in Waterberg project

The board of Implats has elected not to exercise the current option arrangement to acquire up to 50.1% from the joint venture (JV) partners in the Waterberg Development Project. It will, however, retain its 15% ownership in the project...

17 Jun 2020

Investment titans continue to get serious about ESG

The biggest challenge for multinational mining companies over the next decade will be responding to investors' growing focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues...

4 Jun 2020

Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under Level 3 lockdown...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 29 May 2020

Locked down, not locked out: 10 benefits of a Biz Press Office now

While real office space is locked up, now is an ideal time to upgrade an online presence. The digital business-to-business media are providing valuable opportunities for companies and brands in high traffic, virtual environments. As the only media brand with community in our DNA, we are proud that a presence on Bizcommunity promises community and delivers community...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 May 2020

Will copper lead the industry out of lockdown?

Until now, gold as a safe-harbour asset, has been one of the rare gainers in metals markets - but is it about to be joined by copper?

14 May 2020

Now you can't give oil away

As countries around the world went into lockdown to curb the spread of the deadly Covid-19 virus, demand for oil collapsed. And on Monday something quite extraordinary happened; the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI), the grade of crude oil used as a benchmark, turned negative for the first time ever.

By Keith Wade & Mark Lacey 22 Apr 2020

10 ways to stay connected on Biz during lockdown

Self-isolation, lockdowns, working remotely and physical distancing can get you down. Bizcommunity is the daily 'virtual commute' that brings you closer to 19 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Apr 2020

Mining funding in a new economic reality - post Covid-19

Both commodity prices and investment in South African mining will no doubt be impacted by measures taken to curb the spread of Covid-19 and the anticipated economic fallout...

By Mametja Moshe 7 Apr 2020

Landmark investment secured for 60MW Djibouti Wind Farm Project

Djibouti's electricity demand is expected to considerably increase due to various large-scale infrastructure projects including ports, free trade zones...

14 Feb 2020

#Sona20: Ramaphosa confirms own use generation plan

In his State of the Nation Address (Sona), President Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed that the regulatory environment is to be changed in order to facilitate uncapped commercial and industrial distributed generation for own use....

14 Feb 2020

What comes first - production or the purchase?

While commodity prices are currently favourable, the general volatility of commodities in the South African market has often presented a barrier to mining companies accessing traditional forms of financing to enhance their liquidity...

By Lodewyk Meyer, Chantel van Zyl & Kira White 13 Feb 2020

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