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Winner at the Mining Indaba Investment Battlefield a no-brainer

Harry Greaves, executive director at Prospect Resources, discusses the company's Arcadia lithium project in Zimbabwe and why investors should pat attention.
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Mining licence for Mahenge graphite mine granted

Black Rock has announced that Mahenge Resources has been granted a mining licence by the Mining Commission of the Tanzanian Ministry of Minerals.
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Innovative power solutions reap rewards for forward-thinking mines

Mining companies that are embracing opportunities that technological advancement present are reaping of power projects in Africa.
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IPP “renegotiations” will threaten green energy investments

The stance by Pravin Gordhan to “renegotiate” contracts for SA’s renewable energy Procurement Programme will stunt opportunities to create value.
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Cost optimisation driving renewable energy adoption at African mines

After various projects have demonstrated the value of renewables for reducing diesel, heavy fuel oil and gas consumption, mining companies can now benefit from the significant cost reduction potential that renewable energy holds, according to a new report by THEnergy and Voltalia.
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Awards Section: Excellence in Energy Conservation

B2Gold Corp is showing the successful inroads African mining companies can make in improving their environmental footprints.
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Coal and renewables don’t compete

Coal and renewable energy sources are not in competition with each other. Instead, they are complementary and should be treated as such.
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SONA gets nod of approval from Minerals Council

The Minerals Council South Africa welcomes key points from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2019 State of The Nation (SONA) speech.
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Gold Fields’ to install mega solar and battery facility

Gold Fields is to install a renewable energy micro-grid powered by more than 20 000 solar panels and backed up by a 2 MW /1 MWh battery system.
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Commodity outlook: coal mines to keep lights on

Lack of investment in several key cost-plus coal producers in South Africa is one of Eskom’s main challenges in securing coal supply for its power stations.

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