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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

SOUTH AFRICA

#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

SOUTH AFRICA

#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

SOUTH AFRICA

#BizTrends2017: Some sexy stuff is coming for the mining sector
#BizTrends2017: Some sexy stuff is coming for the mining sector

If the mining industry is to survive and propel itself into the next decade, innovating is a necessity, not a choice...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

by Leo za1 / © Rute Martins of Leoa's Photography. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons
[BizTrends 2016] The ins and outs for energy in 2016

Prices are going up, the nuclear deal's going down, natural gas wants in, renewables are certainly not out, and lithium-ion batteries are here to stay. These are some of the trends in the energy sector for 2016...

By Sindy Peters 18 Jan 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

[BizTrends 2016] Unleashing Africa's full power potential
[BizTrends 2016] Unleashing Africa's full power potential

South Africa and Africa's largely untapped natural gas supply could lead to radical transformation of the continent...

By Webb Meko 18 Jan 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

[BizTrends 2016] Energy efficiency in the mining industry
[BizTrends 2016] Energy efficiency in the mining industry

The current state of the mining industry can only be described as an industry in distress. The continuous spiral of lowering commodity prices with the combined steep mining inflation has put many mining operations at the risk of closing down...

By Professor Jan du Plessis 18 Jan 2016

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