Orion Minerals

Mid-tier miner to become a substantial shareholder in Orion Minerals

Orion Minerals has taken another important step in its base metal development strategy in South Africa after entering into an agreement with IGO.
lonmin

Lonmin carnage could be solved by Sibanye-Stillwater acquisition

Trade union Solidarity is saddened by the retrenchment crisis Lonmin currently faces. However, the trade union is positive that if Sibanye-Stillwater succeeds in buying the company it could result in a favourable outcome for the platinum giant.
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.
Desert Lion

Dundee Precious Metals undertakes empowerment transaction in Namibia

Dundee Precious Metals' Namibian subsidiary, Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb, has entered into an agreement with Namibian black-empowered investment vehicle, Greyhorse Mining, to transfer 8% of its shares to the investment vehicle to aid previously disadvantaged Namibians.
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.
Desert Lion Energy

Desert Lion Energy completes cost estimate for processing plant

TSX-listed lithium developer and emerging lithium concentrate producer, Desert Lion Energy, has announced the completion of the capital cost estimate for the Phase 1 flotation plant by Tulela Processing Solutions.
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.
africa

Gold 2048: The next 30 years and the role of Africa

Emerging markets have been behind the biggest economic shift in recent times. In terms of purchasing power parity, they lifted their share by nearly 23 percentage points to 58.7% between 1980 and 2017, according to the World Bank.
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.

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