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#EnergyIndaba: Radically different approach needed to power Africa

If the continent dealt with its access to electricity challenge with the same gusto it is applying to fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, the problem would already be solved...

By Nicci Botha 1 day ago

SU building first in SA to receive Electrical Performance Certificate

Stellenbosch University's Admin B building is the first building in the SA to receive an A rating for electrical consumption of 48kWh per m²...

1 day ago

Government urged to delay procurement of new nuclear power generation until after 2030

The debate around procuring new nuclear capacity for South Africa's unreliable power grid carries on...

26 Feb 2021

Nigeria's post-privatisation energy sector is a mess: here are some solutions

In the mid-1980s, most of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa made structural changes to their economies in return for funding from the World Bank...

By Okechukwu Marcellus Ikeanyibe 26 Feb 2021

Africa's energy sector - significant investment opportunity for financiers

The number of people without access in sub-Saharan Africa has declined for the first time in absolute terms in recent years, with countries such as Ethiopia, Kenya and Rwanda pave the way for their African counterparts...

25 Feb 2021

AIDCEC: Electricity tariff increase will disrupt SA's automotive supply chain

The Automotive Industry Development Centre in the Eastern Cape says that the electricity tariff increase of 15% will slow down SA's automotive supply chain...

25 Feb 2021

E&T - A year in review

2020 was a year full of growth and opportunities for E&T Minerals. It was a learning curve for our organisation as we optimised our operations, administration, corporate structure, processes and compliance...

Issued by E&T Minerals 25 Feb 2021

Thinking of going renewable? Here's how to assess which option is best for your business

It is no secret that South Africa's energy crisis poses a threat to almost every industry in the country. However, we are past the point of highlighting government...

By Deepak John 24 Feb 2021

South Africa can't afford hydropower from Inga 3

As finance minister Tito Mboweni prepares to deliver his budget in Parliament this week, it is imperative that he unshackles South Africans from the financial calamity that is the Inga 3 hydropower project..

By Siziwe Mota 23 Feb 2021

How extractive industries manage to carry on harming the planet

Around the globe, concern is mounting about the unfolding climate and ecological catastrophe...

By Judith Verweijen & Alexander Dunlap 23 Feb 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager launches on Bizcommunity

Being acknowledged and appreciated is everything and this April it's the turn of brand managers on Biz...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 22 Feb 2021

Safeguarding LNG operations in Mozambique

With substantial offshore gas discoveries of over 100-trillion cubic feet, Mozambique has seen an influx in foreign investment in its liquified natural gas (LNG) developments...

By Charnè Hundermark 22 Feb 2021

Eskom's proposed tariff restructure is not all doom and gloom

While Eskom's recently tabled tariff restructure programme is drawing a fair amount of criticism, it may ultimately improve the landscape for renewable energy in South Africa...

By Tygue Theron 22 Feb 2021

Interview with E&T Minerals CEO, Emmanuel Ngulube, in Impumelelo Top Empowerment Companies magazine

After recognition by Impumelelo Top Empowerment Companies in being awarded for our commitment to transformation in South Africa, the publication decided to find out more about Emmanuel Ngulube, CEO of E&T Minerals...

Issued by E&T Minerals 22 Feb 2021

Strong metal prices help Amplats deliver higher annual profit

South Africa's Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) on Monday, 22 February, posted a 63% jump in its annual profit, underpinned by higher metal prices and a weaker...

By Tanisha Heiberg 22 Feb 2021

SA's backbone industries and 12J investment

The country's economy contracted 6.1% in real terms in the third quarter of 2020 compared with the same period a year earlier, according to data from Statistics SA...

By Renier de Wit 19 Feb 2021

SA moves to manufacture, commercialise hydrogen cell technology

South Africa is now ready to manufacture and commercialise hydrogen fuels technology, after over a decade of research and development...

19 Feb 2021

ArcelorMittal workers confirmed dead after explosion

Three workers trapped in a building collapse at ArcelorMittal's Vanderbijlpark operation have been confirmed dead...

18 Feb 2021

Why being endowed with oil is not always a boon: the case of Nigeria and Angola

In countries with weak governance institutions, natural resource wealth tends to be a curse instead of a blessing...

By Ross Harvey 18 Feb 2021



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