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Cashing in on Africa’s infrastructure gap

By: Mariaan Webb With billions set to be spent on infrastructure in Africa over the next several decades, a new opportunity to support mining operations and concentrator plants, which is outside its traditional focus area, is emerging for DRA Infrastructure. 

Ferguson announces tax deductions for geothermal exploration

By: Esmarie Swanepoel As part of its resource taxation reforms, the federal government on Thursday announced an immediate tax deduction for the exploration of geothermal energy sources from July 2012. Resources and Energy Minister Martin Ferguson said existing income tax law provided a tax deduction for expenditure... 

WA releases new round of exploration funding

By: Esmarie Swanepoel The Western Australian government on Thursday released a further round of funding to promote exploration in greenfield and under-explored areas, through the co-funded exploration drilling programme. The co-funded drilling programme forms part of the Royalties for Regions-funded A$80-million... 

15/10/2010 (On-The-Air)

By: Martin Creamer Fresh gold is about to emerge this month from yet another brand new Witwatersrand gold mine; Electricity hungry South Africa is now beginning to look to the earth's geothermal energy as a possible power source and US developer of the flying car is preparing for low-volume production next year. 

Paradigm shift needed in order to drive South Africa forward

By: Jonathan Faurie Mining exploration company Touchstone Resources reports that, in the light of diminishing mineral resources, South Africa needs a significant paradigm shift to drive the country forward in the future. 


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