GOLD 1216.40 $/ozChange: -0.63
PLATINUM 1339.00 $/ozChange: 4.00
R/$ exchange 11.08Change: 0.00
R/€ exchange 14.20Change: 0.11
 
We have detected that the browser you are using is no longer supported. As a result, some content may not display correctly.
We suggest that you upgrade to the latest version of any of the following browsers:
         
close notification
powered by
Advanced Search
 
 
Medupi Power Station
 
Electra Mining

Power transmission products on show

Bibby Turboflex SA, which is celebrating 85 years in South Africa, will again be exhibiting at Electra Mining Africa.
29th August 2014
 
All

Waterberg coal project, South Africa Restricted

A successful bulk sample burn test at Majuba power station, in Mpumalanga, has enabled it to use Waterberg coal at Majuba power station
8th August 2014
 
COAL

Right Eskom price will trigger R10bn Waterberg coal investment Video Available

Waterberg Coal Company CEO Stephen Miller A successful bulk sample burn test at Majuba power station has opened the way for Waterberg coal to be used at Majuba power station in Mpumalanga. As part of the feasibility and technical work the ASX- and JSE-listed Waterberg Coal Company has...
30th July 2014
 
MATERIALS HANDLING

Southern Africa’s largest spreader commissioned at Grootegeluk expansion project

State-owned power utility Eskom’s  Medupi power station has comissioned a PA299-2100/50+50  spreader – the largest type in Southern Africa – from mining equipment manufacturer Sandvik earlier this month for the  coal miner Exxaro-owned Grootegeluk...
25th July 2014
 
Ferrous Metals

Pig iron project could boost company profile

ON TRACK 
Ironveld expects to start production at its pig iron project in 2015
Once pig iron developer Ironveld’s Limpopo-based pig iron project starts production, which is expected in the second half of 2015, the company is likely to become South Africa’s first producer of high-purity iron (HPI), says Ironveld CEO Peter...
25th July 2014
 
Grootegeluk Medupi Expansion

Grootegeluk production dampened by rain

BROWNFIELD EXPLORATION
The Grootegeluk Medupi Expansion Project is a brownfield expansion whereby the existing opencast pit will be mined at an accelerated rate
Operations at the Limpopo-based Grootegeluk coal mine, owned by coal and heavy minerals mining company Exxaro Resources, experienced a setback following heavy rainfall in March.
27th June 2014
 
ENERGY

ANC’s Mantashe backs fracking to meet SA’s energy needs

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, would have to begin in the Karoo to meet South Africa's growing energy needs despite resistance from environmental and other lobby groups, African National Congress secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on...
8th April 2014
 
All

Grootegeluk Medupi expansion project, South Africa Restricted

Construction on the Grootegeluk Medupi expansion project is 97% complete.
14th March 2014
 
Coal

Supplying Eskom is coal industry’s greatest challenge, says professional services firm

WERNER JACOBS
The key issue is increasing the capacity of the rail link to enable junior miners to gain access to Richards Bay Coal Terminal
The greatest and most immediate challenge currently facing the South African coal sector is security of supply for State-owned power utility Eskom, says professional services firm KPMG Africa mining transaction leader Werner Jacobs.
14th March 2014
 
COAL

Transnet boosts Exxaro’s coal railing, Eskom paying invoices Video Available

Exxaro's Mxolisi Mgojo State-owned rail enterprise Transnet was praised at Thursday’s Exxaro Resources results presentation for boosting the JSE-listed company’s coal exports by 15% last year and facilitating the doubling of them in 2014. But at the other end of the...
6th March 2014
 
COAL

Second Waterberg operation has to come to the party – Meyer

PC Meyer consulting's Peet Meyer A second operation in the Waterberg coalfield, where mining major Exxaro’s Grootegeluk colliery was currently the only producing mine, had to come to party to meet the country’s future needs, PC Meyer Consulting exploration geologist Peet Meyer...
4th March 2014
 
COAL

Strong focus on electricity supply, access negatively affecting climate

Mac Consulting's Dave Collins At present, countries are so focused on the immediate challenges of energy security and energy access that the environmental impact associated with addressing these challenges is mostly ignored, Mac Consulting principal consultant Dave Collins...
4th March 2014
 
 
Topic Multimedia
image
VIDEO
image
View all
 
 
MPRDA Amendment Bill announcement imminent -... Video
Resources Watch Video
Eskom passing its pressures on to gold... Video
AngloGold Ashanti restructuring Video
Resources Watch Video
Sasol repositions itself for gas-based future Video
Sasol expects R4bn in restructuring savings,... Video
Govt, business, labour to grapple with hostile... Video
SA’s mining legal framework problematic Video
Audio
View all
 
 
Underground coal gasification has key... Audio
WDC hopes to resolve Zim diamonds... Audio
Anooraq focusing on doubling output... Audio
Tanzania's Jengo wants mine listings... Audio
Wits Gold plans to move De Bron into... Audio
London Mining expects iron-ore prices... Audio
Tungsten-miner Malaga mulls 2nd mill,... Audio
Kebble R1bn unlocked as... Audio
Geovic confident on Cameroon cobalt... Audio
 
 
Advertisement