The year of upliftment for mining communities in South Africa

From the construction of infrastructure and schools to skills development and transfer as well as long-term employment, mines have a central part to play in driving positive change in South Africa.

By Jacques Farmer 3 days ago

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2022 Africa Energy Indaba to focus on energy solutions

The 14th African Energy Indaba Conference (AEI) takes place from 1-3 March at the at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) in Cape Town, in the form of a hybrid model of virtual discussion and debate that includes an on-site...

3 days ago

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A first for sub-Saharan Africa: Zambia's sun-tracking solar panels

Located in the Lusaka South Multi Facility Economic Zone, Enel Green Power's (EGP) Ngonye solar plant uses tracking systems that feature solar photovoltaic (PV) panels to track the movement of the sun through the day, capturing sunlight and...

13 Jan 2022

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Cerrejón joint venture sale completed

The sale of Anglo American plc's (Anglo American) 33.3% shareholding in the Cerrejón joint venture (Cerrejón) to Glencore plc (Glencore) has been completed.

12 Jan 2022

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Alcohol education & testing: only way to effectively increase workplace safety in mines

With a reputation as one of the most dangerous industries in the world, mining enterprises keep pushing to increase workplace safety. One of the most critical aspects of safety to address is the consumption of alcohol in the workplace.

Rhys EvansBy Rhys Evans 12 Jan 2022

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Centre for Mineral Biogeochemistry set up at UFS

A Mineral Biogeochemistry Research Infrastructure Platform, the Centre for Mineral Biogeochemistry, has been set up at the Bloemfontein campus of the University of the Free State (UFS).

11 Jan 2022

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Nigeria shuts 504MW power plant after gas line vandalised

TotalEnergies has declared force majeure on a gas line that was vandalised, leading to Nigeria shutting a 504 megawatt gas power plant in the Niger Delta.

11 Jan 2022

Africa news

BHP invests $40m into Kabanga Nickel in Tanzania

The global resources company BHP has invested $40m into Kabanga Nickel Limited to accelerate the Kabanga Nickel Project in Tanzania...

10 Jan 2022

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The Islamic Development Bank injects $252.5m into Pakistan's vital projects

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), has approved $252.5m for financing two vital projects in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

3 Jan 2022

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