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RES4Africa presents new study in support of SA energy reformArticle

RES4Africa Foundation, in cooperation with CESI S.p.A., has released the Fostering RE within an Independent Network System scenario...

30 Apr 2021

Jon Duncan, head, responsible investment, Old Mutual
Exxaro's move to renewable a sign of progressArticle

Exxaro Resources chief executive, Mxolisi Mgojo, announced in February that his company will join a growing list of international miners divesting from thermal coal assets....

29 Apr 2021

Anglo American to shed its SA thermal coal assets
Anglo American to shed its SA thermal coal assetsArticle

Anglo American is to transfer its thermal coal assets in South Africa to a new company amid growing pressure from shareholders who want to minimise their exposure to fossil fuels.

8 Apr 2021

Kangra coal mine recommences operations
Kangra coal mine recommences operationsArticle

Coal mining company Kangra, which was put on care and maintenance due to Covid-19 lockdowns in the domestic and export markets has resumed operations...

11 Mar 2021

Investment titans continue to get serious about ESG
Investment titans continue to get serious about ESGArticle

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

Kangra coal mine
Kangra placed on care and maintenanceArticle

Thermal coal miner Kangra has signed agreements with labour representatives to place the mine on care and maintenance...

22 May 2020

Anglo looks to shed SA coal operations
Anglo looks to shed SA coal operationsArticle

Anglo American is planning to divest itself of its thermal coal mining operations in South Africa in the next three years, amid mounting pressure from stakeholders to move away from fossil fuels...

8 May 2020

Paul Pryor, Aon global mining practice leader
Getting to grips with mining insurance ratesArticle

The South African mining industry is facing a unique set of challenges in the form of the cost and unreliability of electricity supply, disruption and destruction of equipment, an unstable regulatory and legal framework in addition the coronavirus black swan event...

Paul Pryor 20 Mar 2020

IRP 2019 and the slow transition to a low-carbon economy
IRP 2019 and the slow transition to a low-carbon economyArticle

The Integrated Resource Plan 2019 (IRP2019) is the latest addition to the array of legal instruments South Africa has adopted to transition to a low-carbon economy and as part of its commitment to adapt to and mitigate against climate change under the international climate change framework...

Gillian Niven, Paula-Ann Novotny and Jeanique Pretorius 12 Nov 2019

The case for coal as the most secure energy fuel for emerging market economies
The case for coal as the most secure energy fuel for emerging market economiesArticle

So much of the world's growth over the past 200 years has been due to the discovery and ever-increasing use of affordable energy derived from fossil fuels led by coal, followed by oil, and natural gas...

Alan M Clegg 5 Apr 2019

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Anglo American releases its Q4 2018 production reportArticle

Anglo American reports a 7% increase in total production on a copper equivalent basis...

24 Jan 2019

Changing the energy landscape
Changing the energy landscapeArticle

The affordability and availability of renewable energy presents South Africa with a unique opportunity to cut its carbon emissions drastically,..

James McKay 23 Nov 2018

Building Africa's future on renewable energy
Building Africa's future on renewable energyArticle

There is no doubt that renewable energy is the future for Africa. Already, several countries on the continent have taken the lead in promoting investment in renewable energy...

21 Jun 2018

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South32 cranks up manganese productionArticle

Diversified miner South32 produced 8% more manganese from its local mines in the six months to December than it previously forecast, enabling it to take advantage of favourable prices...

19 Jan 2018

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#BizTrends2018: Seven digital trends rocking the mining worldArticle

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

Coal of Africa casts about for second acquisition
Coal of Africa casts about for second acquisitionArticle

Coal of Africa (CoAL) is reviewing prospects for a second acquisition, soon after completing its purchase of Uitkomst Colliery from Pan African Resources...

Charlotte Mathews 1 Aug 2017

Teke will draw on his people skills for Seriti
Teke will draw on his people skills for SeritiArticle

Years of human resources experience have equipped Mike Teke with the ability to deal with people...

12 Apr 2017

Mike Teke, CEO: Seriti Resources.
Anglo sells SA coal business to SeritiArticle

Anglo American has sold its Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations in South Africa for R2.3bn to black-owned Seriti Resources...

10 Apr 2017

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Anglo exceeds its debt-busting targetArticle

Anglo American reduced its net debt by a third during 2016, far exceeding its target, and said dividends could be resumed at the end of the year...

Allan Seccombe 22 Feb 2017

#USElection: Cliffhanger weighs on markets
#USElection: Cliffhanger weighs on marketsArticle

We'll soon know who the next US president will be. Markets have already clearly signalled their preference...

Dave Mohr & Izak Odendaal 8 Nov 2016

Coal and water don't mix
Coal and water don't mixArticle

South Africa has been experiencing what can be described, at best, as an unreliable electricity supply and, at worst, an energy crisis...

Janine Howard 7 Sep 2016

Seamus French
Anglo American reshuffles top jobs in iron ore and coal businessesArticle

Anglo American has made changes to the top jobs at its coal and iron ore operations...

26 Jul 2016

#MiningIndaba: At the coalface
#MiningIndaba: At the coalfaceArticle

Dr Fabio Gabrieli, director: dry bulk and energy commodity strategist at Mercurial Energy Trading, poses some tough questions to the captains of the coal mining industry...

Nicci Botha 10 Feb 2016

DRA awarded optimisation study for Makhado coal project
DRA awarded optimisation study for Makhado coal projectArticle

DRA Projects SA has been awarded the optimisation study and front end engineering and design (FEED) package for Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) Makhado coal project...

29 Jan 2016

SA not likely to see a significant growth in coal exports
SA not likely to see a significant growth in coal exportsArticle

Despite a record growth in export tonnage of thermal coal through the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT), it is not a sign that South Africa is likely to see significant growth of coal exports in 2016...

28 Jan 2016

Anglo American enters share sale agreement with Batchfire Resources
Anglo American enters share sale agreement with Batchfire ResourcesArticle

Anglo American has announced that it has entered into a share sale agreement with Batchfire Resources to sell its 100% interest in the Callide thermal coal mine in Queensland, Australia...

20 Jan 2016

Anglo's restructuring should not affect South Africa
Anglo's restructuring should not affect South AfricaArticle

The announcement of radical restructuring by Anglo American should have very little impact on South African operations, says Franz Stehring, divisional manager responsible for the mining sector at the trade union UASA...

14 Dec 2015

Coal of Africa names new chief financial officer
Coal of Africa names new chief financial officerArticle

Coal of Africa (CoAL) said on Monday, 22 June 2015, it had appointed De Wet Schutte as its chief financial officer and executive director with immediate effect...

23 Jun 2015

Analysing the journalistic basics of becoming a top young analyst
Analysing the journalistic basics of becoming a top young analystArticle

James Oberholzer recently walked away with the title of 'top young analyst for the year' at the Financial Mail Top Analysts Awards 2015. He tells us about the importance of words in conveying useful numerical information to readers...

Leigh Andrews 17 Jun 2015

SEPCO III approves Tanzanian project: Kibo Mining
SEPCO III approves Tanzanian project: Kibo MiningArticle

Kibo Mining, the Tanzania-focused mineral exploration and development company, said on Tuesday the joint development agreement it signed recently with SEPCO III had now been approved by the SEPCO III board.

10 Jun 2015

Andrew Philbrick, CEO, INET BFA
Winners announced in Financial Mail Top Analyst AwardsArticle

UBS South Africa walked away with the Top Performing Firm Award at the annual Financial Mail Top Analyst Awards 2015 held at Inanda Club in Sandton on Wednesday, 27 May...

2 Jun 2015

Transnet contracts worry Glencore
Transnet contracts worry GlencoreArticle

Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg on Tuesday, 3 March, warned of unintended consequences for Eskom's coal supply stemming from the take-or-pay contracts Transnet is signing with coal exporters...

4 Mar 2015

SA bulk exports up 2.6% in 2014 to record high
SA bulk exports up 2.6% in 2014 to record highArticle

SA's bulk export volumes rose 2.6% in 2014 to a record 156.5-million tons (Mt)‚ data from the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) showed on Tuesday, 13 January 2015...

Helmo Preuss 14 Jan 2015

Japan's Mitsui to buy stake in Mozambique coal, rail projects
Japan's Mitsui to buy stake in Mozambique coal, rail projectsArticle

TOKYO: Japanese trading firm Mitsui & Co is to buy a stake in Mozambique coal and transport infrastructure projects, making an initial investment of $763m, the company said on Tuesday, 9 December...

10 Dec 2014

R55m biodiversity offset pact signed
R55m biodiversity offset pact signedArticle

PRETORIA: South African National Parks (SANParks), Coal of Africa and the Department of Environmental Affairs have signed a historic biodiversity offset agreement (BOA) for Vele Colliery.

10 Oct 2014

New technology improves Anglo's mine rehabilitation
New technology improves Anglo's mine rehabilitationArticle

Anglo American's thermal coal business has developed and patented bioconversion technology that could significantly reduce the cost and improve the rate and quality of opencast mine rehabilitation.

2 May 2014

eMalahleni Plant wins international award
eMalahleni Plant wins international awardArticle

Anglo American's flagship eMalahleni Water Reclamation Plant has won the category for Excellence in Environmental Practice at the World Coal Association's Leadership and Excellence Awards.

25 Nov 2013

Mbazima receives IABC Excel Award
Mbazima receives IABC Excel AwardArticle

Norman Mbazima, CEO of Kumba Iron Ore, has received the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Excel Award at a gala awards dinner on 24 October 2013.

31 Oct 2013

School upgraded by Anglo colliery
School upgraded by Anglo collieryArticle

In partnership with the Mpumalanga Department of Education, Anglo American's Thermal Coal operation near Kriel in Mpumalanga has donated R18m for the upgrading and expansion of facilities at the Sibongamandla Secondary School in Thubelihle.

28 Oct 2013

Two new hides at Loskop Nature Reserve
Two new hides at Loskop Nature ReserveArticle

The Loskop Dam Nature Reserve is situated 55km north of Middelburg and is managed by the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency. Thanks to a partnership with Anglo American's Zibulo colliery two hides have been constructed at the reserve.

21 Oct 2013

Anglo American donates TV screens to KNPArticle

Anglo American's thermal coal business has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Kruger National Park (KNP) which involves the provision of flat screen televisions that have been placed at public spaces for communication, marketing and education purposes.

7 Oct 2013

Longer trains boost coal exports 30%
Longer trains boost coal exports 30%Article

Transnet Freight Rail (TFR), the largest business unit in the state-owned freight and logistics group, is increasing its capacity to export coal by 30% with a new 200-wagon train that will run between the Mpumalanga coal fields and the Richards Bay Coal Terminal.

Nicky Smith 2 Aug 2013

Investors' doubts about local mining firms
Investors' doubts about local mining firmsArticle

Anglo American's production from SA in the June quarter underlined foreign investors' fears about the risks to local miners.

26 Jul 2013

Anglo American's Thermal Coal business invests in social upliftment
Anglo American's Thermal Coal business invests in social upliftmentArticle

On Thursday 18 July 2013, in honour of Mandela Day, Anglo American's Thermal Coal business invested over R600,000 in the upliftment of vulnerable people in the Johannesburg area.

25 Jul 2013

New mobile water treatment plants installed by Anglo American's Thermal Coal
New mobile water treatment plants installed by Anglo American's Thermal CoalArticle

Anglo American's Thermal Coal business has installed two of South Africa's largest mobile water treatment plants at New Vaal in the Free State.

23 Jul 2013

Anglo reports mixed results for June
Anglo reports mixed results for JuneArticle

Anglo American reported a mixed set of production results for the June quarter‚ with declines in iron ore‚ metallurgical and thermal coal as well as nickel.

Allan Seccombe 18 Jul 2013

Spring Valley Housing Project to provide affordable housing to workers
Spring Valley Housing Project to provide affordable housing to workersArticle

The lack of affordable housing in South Africa has led to the emergence of informal shack settlements. Workforce housing provided by the private sector could help ameliorate the lack of affordable housing. The R1.35-billion Spring Valley Housing Project is currently under development in Mpumalanga's coal-mining belt, and aims to set a benchmark in the provision of employer-assisted affordable housing.

17 Jul 2013

Anglo American's thermal coal business supplies braillers to visually impaired children
Anglo American's thermal coal business supplies braillers to visually impaired childrenArticle

Anglo American's thermal coal business is supporting blind and visually impaired children through supplying vital tools for their education. The initiative is implemented through the company's Greenside operation.

18 Jun 2013

Charting mines' real impact on SA's landscape
Charting mines' real impact on SA's landscapeArticle

JOHANNESBURG: The law demands that mines measure and limit their environmental impact on their own mine property, but the wider - and often more significant - effects of mining are often ignored; research now underway at the Centre for Sustainability in Mining and Industry (CSMI) at Wits University aims to change that.

10 Jun 2013

Joburg businesswoman gets on her bikeArticle

Participation in Anglo American's Entrepreneur Internship Programme (EIP) has enabled a Joburg businesswoman not only to develop her business considerably, but also to help create meaningful jobs in her local community.

5 Jun 2013

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