Council for Geoscience
Orion and the CGS will cooperate on matters of national priorities, research, geoscientific advice and development.
Oil and Gas
The CGS is developing a geo-environmental baseline model which will influence requirements for shale gas exploration.
Pollution of the environment by has left a legacy of negative environmental impacts, often with a widespread and serious effect.
Exploration is expected to become a key focus for South Africa as the DMRE looks to release a six-point exploration strategy.
The coal mining industry is one of the significant creators of employment in the mining industry and a substantial revenue earner.
Countries including South Africa have committed to efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change.
The latest data released by Statistics SA show that mining production decreased by 3.1 percent year-on-year in November 2019.
The CGS recognises the importance of information in addressing the challenges facing the mining industry as it embraces the 4IR.
Oil and Gas
The discovery of gases released from deep beneath the earth’s crust could help to explain Southern Africa’s unusual landscape, a study suggests.