Eskom declares SA power emergency

National South African power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Limited ‒ which generates 95%  of South Africa’s electricity, has declared an emergency after it lost...

Tanzania takes over Tulawaka gold mine

In a historic agreement, the Tanzanian Mining Corporation (STAMICO) has formally taken over the operations of the Tulawaka gold mine, previously owned by African...

Mozambique earns little from Inhambane natural gas exploitation

The government of Mozambique has earned little from natural gas exploitation by the South African petrochemical group Sasol in Pande and Temane, in the...

Our mining minus must become a plus

Much is being made in the media these days of the dismal and rather frightening predicament in which the South African mining sector finds...

Shabangu confident about mining sector

South African mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu says she is confident that the mining sector would continue to boost the country's economy. Stating this as...

Sasol to explore for hydro-carbons in KwaZulu-Natal

South Africa’s integrated energy and chemical giant Sasol ‒ through its upstream oil and gas subsidiary, Sasol Petroleum International ‒ has signed an exploration...

Biggest global platinum shortage in 14 years

Global platinum demand will exceed supply this year by the most since 1999 as a greater volume of industrial purchases and more investment outweigh...

NUM ready for Northam march

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has said that it will march at Northam Platinum mine in the Limpopo province of |South Africa, following...

Shaft Sinkers announces starts main shaft sinking at Kibali

Shaft Sinkers Holdings plc ‒ the international shaft sinking and underground construction group ‒ has announced the start of the Main Sink Phase at...

Northam ready for further talks with NUM

South African platinum miner Northam Platinum Limited has responded to yesterday’s rejection by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) of its latest pay offer...

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