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DRC to build solar plants to reduce energy scarcity mining challenges

A clean energy company will establish 400 MW solar photo-voltaic power plants in the DRC to reduce energy scarcities faced by the mining industry.
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Kamoa-Kakula link to Kolwezi airport progressing rapidly

Construction of the new highway directly linking the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Project to the Kolwezi airport is progressing rapidly.
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Business rescue plan for Group Five delayed to end August

Group Five’s business rescue practitioners are seeking the consent of a majority of its creditors to extend the publication date of the business rescue plan to 30 August 2019.
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Waterberg growth inbound as R12 Bn water access project kicks off

Water supplies to Eskom’s Matimba and Medupi Power Stations as well as Exxaro’s Grootegeluk mine will soon be augmented with additional water.
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Doing business in Africa needs an inclusive approach

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to rebound to 2.8% for 2019 - this is still below the 3% since 2015 according to WSP.
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South African quarry prepped for infrastructure market

Van Dykspruit quarrying mine has declared its maiden quartzite-roadstone resource as it initiated its inaugral blast to access the underlying rock.
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Funding gaps in infrastructure and energy projects in Africa

One of the key challenges in getting energy and infrastructure projects off the ground in Africa is the lack of available funding.
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Western Basin faces latest acid mine drainage decant threat

The Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) says that its acid mine drainage (AMD) water treatment plant in the Western Basin couldn’t be re-opened as planned on 4 June 2019 due to an escalating security threat in the Mintails Gold Treatment plant area.

Thor Explorations signs EPC contract for Segilola gold project

TSXV-listed mineral exploration company Thor Explorations has signed an engineering, procurement and construction contract with Norinco International for its 100% owned Segilola gold project in Nigeria.

Eskom CEO steps down

The Eskom board has announced that CEO Phakamani Hadebe will step down at the end of July 2019. A replacement has yet to be confirmed.

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