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Experts provide insight in to the emerging trends in African energy and infrastructure projects.
16 Jan 2019
As traditional and known reserves deplete and ore-grades fall, miners will start exploring remote and previously inaccessible locations...
7 Jan 2019
By 2035, 80% of both total global energy production and consumption will be in developing countries]...
7 Jan 2019
South Africa's mining industry crawled to the end of 2018 battered, bruised, and a mere shadow of its former world-dominating self...
Jade Davenport 7 Jan 2019
The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. What developments we can we expect from the solar and renewable energy sectors in 2019?
Sven Lindström 7 Jan 2019
The year 2018 saw the gazetting of the Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry, 2018 (the Mining Charter). Its chief end is to give effect to meaningful economic participation, integration into the mainstream economy and effective ownership of the country's mineral resources to historically disadvantaged persons.
Athi Jara and Mihlali Sitefane 7 Jan 2019
The battery revolution has created a market for metals such as lithium and cobalt, which will see them outperform traditional minerals and set them up as the commodities of the future...
7 Jan 2019
As a young Industry growing rapidly within South Africa's transition away from coal, the wind energy sector has recognised the need to be transformative from the outset...
Brenda Martin 7 Jan 2019
Many industry players predict the prevailing power utility business model will transform drastically between now and 2030, to a point that it may even be unrecognisable...
4 Jan 2019
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Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018
Energy is one of the sectors of our economy most closely watched by local and international investors...
Siyabonga Mbanjwa 30 Jan 2018
Ever since mankind started pulling minerals out of the ground, it's been a labour intensive, dangerous job, with the majority of innovations being mechanical means of going deeper to extract more...
11 Jan 2018
If there's one thing Africa isn't short of it is sunshine. So, it's hardly surprising that solar is making a major impact on increasing the number of people on the continent who have access to power...
10 Jan 2018
As the year begins, there is little for South Africa's unemployed to celebrate...
Terence Corrigan 9 Jan 2018
The mining industry in Africa is undergoing significant change, including an increase in exploration and commodity prices, and therefore boasts significant potential for investors with regard to its vast supply of mineral reserves and production...
Michal Kotzé 9 Jan 2018
The 2017 financial year was another challenging one for stakeholders in the mining industry...
Michal Kotzé 8 Jan 2018
The power and energy sector is a critical driver of African growth and development...
Bhavtik Vallabhjee 8 Jan 2018
The famous revolutionary hall of fame has a new name - technology. It changes regimes, rules and industries. It transforms the traditional, it disrupts the conventional and it redefines the future...
Vinny Perumal 8 Jan 2018
South African companies, including those in the retail sector, continue to experience a significant change in mindset among customers. The reality is that doing business is no longer just about profit, but also about creating shared value and meeting responsibilities to contribute to inclusive economic development, and to give back to communities and our planet...
Justin Smith 12 Jan 2017
Drought, local political uncertainty and ongoing global macro-economic instability have placed many businesses on the back foot as they go into the New Year...
11 Jan 2017
The recently released King IV report urging boards to focus on effective outcomes rather than ticking compliance boxes...
10 Jan 2017
South Africa sits with abundant resources, but if these cannot be mined economically (and safely), it will all come to naught for stakeholders...
Danette Breitenbach 10 Jan 2017
A developing country like South Africa must balance the need for more jobs with the need for more profitable mines..
Professor Fred Cawood 9 Jan 2017
Solar power is now cheaper than coal in some parts of the world. And in less than a decade, it's likely to be the lowest-cost option almost everywhere...
Jessica Shankleman and Chris Martin 9 Jan 2017