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#BizTrends2019: What's happening in the African energy space?
#BizTrends2019: What's happening in the African energy space?

Experts provide insight in to the emerging trends in African energy and infrastructure projects.

16 Jan 2019

BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!
BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!

If you haven't got around to booking for the BizTrendsLIVE! yet, here's some info so you avoid FOMO...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Jan 2019

Niall Kramer, CEO of Soaga
#BizTrends2019: Unlocking SA's oil and gas wealth

Although still very much in its infancy, the South African oil and gas industry has significant potential in contributing towards the energy needs critical to the country's socio-economic development and growth...

By Nicci Botha 8 Jan 2019

Photo: Nautilus Minerals
#BizTrends2019: Taking mining beyond the frontiers

As traditional and known reserves deplete and ore-grades fall, miners will start exploring remote and previously inaccessible locations...

7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Renewables are the game-changer in Africa
#BizTrends2019: Renewables are the game-changer in Africa

By 2035, 80% of both total global energy production and consumption will be in developing countries]...

7 Jan 2019

Jade Davenport
#BizTrends2019: Mineral exploration likely to gain traction

South Africa's mining industry crawled to the end of 2018 battered, bruised, and a mere shadow of its former world-dominating self...

By Jade Davenport 7 Jan 2019

Sven Lindström, CEO of Midsummer. Photo: Nyteknik
#BizTrends2019: What to watch out for on the global renewables scene

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?

By Sven Lindström 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Expect more on the Mining Charter
#BizTrends2019: Expect more on the Mining Charter

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.

By Athi Jara and Mihlali Sitefane 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Battery market creates the commodities of the future
#BizTrends2019: Battery market creates the commodities of the future

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

Brenda Martin, CEO of Sawea
#BizTrends2019: Sawea takes its transformative vision forward

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...

By Brenda Martin 7 Jan 2019

Dr Christoph Frei, secretary general and CEO of the World Energy Council
#BizTrends2019: Power utility model ripe for disruption

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

BizTrendsLIVE! January 2019 speaker line up
BizTrendsLIVE! January 2019 speaker line up

Bizcommunity invites you to join us as four 'Afro-futurists', all published authors, all experienced global keynote speakers and trend consultants, impart their knowledge in one intensive morning session...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Dec 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

BizTrends 2019 is here!
BizTrends 2019 is here!

2019 is almost here and with it your annual invitation to join BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2018

#BizTrends2018: Interest in energy, water infrastructure to intensify in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Interest in energy, water infrastructure to intensify in 2018

Energy is one of the sectors of our economy most closely watched by local and international investors...

By Siyabonga Mbanjwa 30 Jan 2018

Photo: GE
#BizTrends2018: Seven digital trends rocking the mining world

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

Training workers to properly install solar panels at health clinics in Rwanda provides clean energy and creates green jobs. Photo: Walt Ratterman, Sunepi
#BizTrends2018: Africa's solar era is dawning

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

Terence Corrigan
#BizTrends2018: Mining could still bridge SA's unemployment gap

As the year begins, there is little for South Africa's unemployed to celebrate...

By Terence Corrigan 9 Jan 2018

Michal Kotzé, PwC Africa energy utilities & resources leader.
#BizTrends2018: Mining in Africa - a changing landscape

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...

By Michal Kotzé 9 Jan 2018

Photo: PwC
#BizTrends2018: SA mining's financial situation is improving despite challenges

The 2017 financial year was another challenging one for stakeholders in the mining industry...

By Michal Kotzé 8 Jan 2018

Bhavtik Vallabhjee, head: power, utilities & infrastructure – advisory coverage at Barclays Africa
#BizTrends2018: Five energy investment opportunities to look out for

The power and energy sector is a critical driver of African growth and development...

By Bhavtik Vallabhjee 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Smart disruption - the grid of 2018
#BizTrends2018: Smart disruption - the grid of 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...

By Vinny Perumal 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2017: Why more than ever, sustainability is good business
#BizTrends2017: Why more than ever, sustainability is good business

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...

By Justin Smith 12 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Agility, technology and investing in the African market
#BizTrends2017: Agility, technology and investing in the African market

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

Andrew van Zyl
#BizTrends2017: Pressure builds on mining companies stuck in compliance mode

The recently released King IV report urging boards to focus on effective outcomes rather than ticking compliance boxes...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The future of energy
#BizTrends2017: The future of energy

Energy is the lifeblood of economies and human activity, yet today's grids aren't much different from the one Thomas Edison built...

By Danette Breitenbach 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Mechanisation essential for mining's survival
#BizTrends2017: Mechanisation essential for mining's survival

South Africa sits with abundant resources, but if these cannot be mined economically (and safely), it will all come to naught for stakeholders...

By Danette Breitenbach 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Global opportunities for 21st century mining
#BizTrends2017: Global opportunities for 21st century mining

A developing country like South Africa must balance the need for more jobs with the need for more profitable mines..

By Professor Fred Cawood 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Solar could be the cheapest power on earth
#BizTrends2017: Solar could be the cheapest power on earth

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...

By Jessica Shankleman and Chris Martin 9 Jan 2017

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