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Amerigo will generate own power to cut Chile costs

By: Liezel Hill Vancouver-based Amerigo Resources, which produces copper and molybdenum from mine tailings at a facility in Chile, is in the process of commissioning its own heavy-fuel-oil power generators and hopes to start-up in the next few days, president Klaus Zeitler said on Thursday. The firm had spent... 

Ferrous miner works on two mainstream energy efficiency initiatives

By: Fatima Gabru South African ferrous-miner, Kumba Iron Ore, is working on two mainstream energy efficiency initiatives, based on the company’s two energy sources, diesel and electricity, Kumba principal electrical engineer Christo Oliver tells Mining Weekly. 

Don't impose enviro tax – Chamber

By: Martin Creamer The South African government needs to consider holding back the imposition of the 2c/kWh environmental tax until the country has worked through the energy crisis, says Chamber of Mines economist Roger Baxter. “We have been arguing, and we are going to continue arguing, that government needs... 


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