Russia’s underground coal gasification technology rights secured for South Africa

Diversified investment and mining company Anglo African Capital's (AAC) recently signed memorandum of understanding with Gazprom Promgaz sees it secure its underground coal gasification...

Kibo Mining appoints Tractebel for Mbeya coal-to-power-project power feasibility study

Tanzania - Kibo Mining has engaged Tractebel Engineering, a 100% subsidiary of Engie (formerly GDF Suez), to conduct the definitive feasibility study for the...

Chamber of Mines calls for delay in publication of draft carbon...

The introduction of a carbon tax should be delayed by five years, the Chamber of Mines said in a media release on Wednesday following...

Forward-thinking industries invest in VSD technology says Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco Compressor Technique’s VSD technology substantially improves the energy efficiency of a compressed air system resulting in significant savings and sustainable productivity. Compressed air...

DRC mining sector boosts local hydroelectric power supply

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), known for its shortage of power supply, will over the next few years improve its electricity output thanks...

Renewables are not enough and nuclear energy solutions are ready-to-roll

Global energy expert and environmental scientist, Tom Blees contends that in order to mitigate against climate change and make environmental preservation a priority globally,...

Lonmin’s Ben Magara: South Africa’s transition to a low carbon economy

It is becoming more and more apparent that in order to meet the needs of South Africans and the environment we need an entirely...

Universal Coal acquires Exxaro’s Arnot South coal mine

South African coal miner Universal Coal has entered into a sale of prospecting right agreement with South African coal major Exaaro to acquire the...

Paladin Energy’s Malawi exploration rights deferred pending new Mining Act

Malawi – Pending Malawi parliamentary approval and introduction of a new Mining Act in Malawi, the Malawi Mines Department has deferred the issue of...

Weak financial performance for SA mining sector in 2015 says PwC

The 2015 financial year has proved to be extremely challenging for the SA mining sector. Local cost pressures, labour action, and a continuing downswing...

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