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The evolution of South Africa’s energy landscape

By 2030, it is envisaged that SA will have about 8 000 MW of solar PV, 17 000 MW of wind power and 6 000 MW of gas/diesel.

Harmony Gold Mining Company: On the road to decarbonisation

Harmony is also embarking on the roll out of a phased renewable energy plan in South Africa, consisting mainly of solar photovoltaic energy.

Gold Fields board gives green light to South Deep solar project

The 40 MW solar plant will generate over 20% of the average electricity consumption of the mine. It will comprise 116,000 solar panels.

Solar: The new future for mobile crushing?

COVID-19 has taught the mining industry key lessons – none of which are new, but all of which have now become vital for operational sustainability.

Weba forges green path to the future

“With a capacity of 160 kW – calculated on 85% performance – the system meets most of the energy requirements of our workshop and offices."

Mining Elites in Africa 2021: Chemvulc – Earth conscious mining

As the source of resources in the world’s building and manufacturing industries, mining plays an essential part in human progress.
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Evander mines solar photovoltaic plant construction imminent

"This is integral to the Group’s purpose of “Mining for a Future” and pursuing ESG initiatives that go beyond compliance."
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Harnessing South Africa’s sun for energy

The country’s energy constraints and frequent equipment failure and breakdowns, which lead to unexpected blackouts, is one of the reasons that the mining industry is increasingly opting for renewable energy as part of its energy mix.
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COVID-19 accelerates energy transition for coal mining

Energy emissions will rise again with economic recovery, but will never again reach 2019 levels." - New Energy Outlook 2020.
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Caledonia sells shares to fund proposed solar plant at Blanket mine

Gold producer Caledonia Mining, the 49%-owner of the Blanket gold mine in Zimbabwe, has entered into a sales agreement which will allow the company to raise proceeds to fund the construction of a solar power plant to supply electricity to the mine.

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