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.
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.
lonmin

Ivanhoe secures long-term supply of treated water

Ivanhoe Mines secures long-term supply of treated bulk water for the Platreef platinum, palladium, nickel, copper and gold mine in South Africa.
water

Water Use Registration Certificate doesn’t equate to lawful water use

Having a Water Use Registration Certificates in place does not mean that the registered water uses which are undertaken by your business are lawful.
Pollution

Mining employers required to review exposure to pollution

Mining employers required to review and amend mandatory code of practice on exposure to airborne pollution. The Guideline for the Compilation of a Mandatory Code...
Coal

Coal mining leaves community devastated

The Department of Mineral Resource is convening the KwaZulu Natal Mining Indaba  in Newcastle - a town devastated and impoverished because of coal mining....
IRP

Power project to supply 100 MW of clean energy to SA

As part of the South African Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme, a consortium led by SolarReserve and International company...
Biomass

Consortium appointed as EPC contractor for biomass project

ELB Engineering Services, KC Cottrell and the ELB Educational Trust have announced that together as a consortium, they have been appointed as EPC contractor...
IRP

South African Minister of Energy announces REIPPPP projects

The South African Minister of Energy, Jeff Radebe's address at the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme Bid Windows 3.5 and 4 Contractual Close. It...
Nevsun

CER loses plea of postponement in water tribunal hearing

The National Water Tribunal, hearing an appeal in terms of The National Water Act brought by the Centre for Environment Rights on behalf of...

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