Court overturns state's approval of controversial coal mine

The government's hush-hush approval last year of a new coal mine within a critical biodiversity and water conservation area in Mpumalanga has been reversed...

By John Yeld 9 Nov 2018

Rally behind SA's mining sector, urges Mantashe

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has urged the mining community to rally behind the industry in order to attract investment into the country...

5 Nov 2018

SA's energy economy must look ahead to replace coal jobs

As South Africa's largest mining contributor to gross domestic product, the coal sector may be facing considerable job losses as the country's latest energy plan looks to cleaner power generation options...

1 Nov 2018

Xolobeni mining issue should be resolved to attract investment

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe says the issue of Xolobeni mining development needs to be resolved sooner rather than later, as delaying it further would be best for attracting investment...

1 Nov 2018

Researchers look to phyto-remediation to reduce impact of vanadium in crop soil

There is currently no legislation in SA to determine an acceptable limit to the amount of vanadium in our soils...

31 Oct 2018

Still no clarity on the status of underground coal gasification

Underground coal gasification (UCG) and its regulatory position is still not clear...

By Jackwell Feris 30 Oct 2018

Lonmin says it is a victim of vexatious litigation

The Mining Forum of South Africa has applied to the North West High Court to have the mining licences suspended of Lonmin, as well as Eastern Platinum and Western Platinum (both controlled by Lonmin)...

By Ciaran Ryan 29 Oct 2018

Mpumalanga tops global air pollution list

Home to 12 of Eskom's coal-fired power plants with a total capacity of over 32GW, Mpumalanga tops the chart as the world's largest nitrogen dioxide (NO2) hotspot across six continents...

29 Oct 2018

Mining needs to change to be sustainable

South Africa needs to reshape its mining industry to fit a vision of a sustainable society...

26 Oct 2018

What Kenya needs to do to better protect those working in the oil sector

After decades of failed attempts, Kenya finally struck oil six years ago...

By Melba K Wasunna 25 Oct 2018

Bid to have Lonmin's mining licence suspended

The Mining Forum of SA heads to the North West High Court, Mahikeng, this week in a bid to have Lonmin's mining licence suspended...

By Ciaran Ryan 24 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by 24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by 23 Oct 2018

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