environmental

Miners should improve environmental reputation in battery metal market

As the consumer-conscious tech industry becomes increasingly valuable customers for major mining and metals producers, there will be a big push for firms to improve environmental standards and supply-chain transparency over the coming decade.
Hwange

Hwange Colliery MD suspended over corruption allegations

Hwange Colliery has suspended its MD, Thomas Makore, on allegations of corruption. Acting board chairperson, Juliana Muskwe, says the measure was taken following reports of disharmony within the company’s top management.
africa

Sustainable energy mix for Africa is essential

In Africa, access to affordable power remains a major issue for the economic well-being of the continent. The question of how this power will be supplied is one all countries are grappling with.
IRP

Irrational IRP can expect legal challenges

The Life After Coal Campaign and Greenpeace Africa say that the Department of Energy will face a legal challenge from them if the IRP for electricity ignores constitutional obligations.
Shanta Gold

Solar hybrid energy curbs costs for Shanta Gold

With electricity accounting for about 60% of the processing costs of AIM-listed gold producer Shanta Gold’s New Luika mine in Tanzania, greater emphasis has been placed on creating a leaner cost structure, not only at the mine but throughout the company.
Mantashe

Mantashe sets out vision for DMR and doesn’t hold back

Never one to mince his words DMR Minister, Gwede Mantashe, has lambasted the status quo with regards to his department being rife and stalled by corruption and endless loops of red-tape when trying to get mining projects up and running.
Eskom

Chamber of Mines opposes Eskom’s application to Nersa to recover losses

The Chamber of Mines opposes Eskom’s application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa for an increase in electricity tariffs to recover over R 66 billion in losses.
Marenica Energy

Marenica Energy adds to its uranium portfolio

ASX-listed mineral exploration and development company Marenica Energy has purchased the Mile 72 uranium project in Namibia.
Mining Code

DRC court suspends bid to dissolve Glencore unit

A DRC court has suspended proceedings initiated by state-owned mining company Gecamines to dissolve a unit of Glencore until at least next month.
Power

Mozambique launches 100 MW floating power station

Turkey-based Karadeniz Holding is to supply Mozambique and Zambia with 100 MW through a floating power station.

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