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MINING & SUSTAINABILITY

Enviro issues, resource decline and enegy and water scarcity may present growth opportunities

Following concerns around mining companies having struggled to quantify the impacts of sustainability ‘megaforces’ on their mining operations, professional services firm KPMG highlights that if managed appropriately, these megaforces could provide...
11th July 2014
 
MINING & ENERGY

Renewables a serious option for African miners as energy costs, emissions come to the fore in African mining

Rising energy prices and supply constraints have forced African mining operations to find new energy solutions for affordable, consistent and secure sources of energy. To address these concerns, mining companies operating on the African continent...
11th July 2014
 
ELECTRICITY PROCUREMENT

DoE gears up for baseload-coal IPP procurement

South Africa’s Department of Energy (DoE), which has invited potential coal independent power producers (IPPs) to register their prospective projects by July 25, plans to use the information to gauge alignment between the location of the proposed...
4th July 2014
 
RENEWABLE ENERGY

African mining companies urged to go for full-scale renewables introduction

African mining companies have a strong case for converting to 100% peak penetration of solar or wind energy, rather than implementing partial solutions that bring only small environmental and financial benefits, Siemens AG sales manager Fabrice...
4th July 2014
 
Tenders

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Tenders for work in Asia
4th July 2014
 
LABOUR RELATIONS

Collective bargaining needs to be reinforced post strike, avers Trade and Industry Minister

Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies is expecting an upswing in South Africa’s economy now that the five-month strike by members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union in the platinum mining sector is nearing an end. He told...
4th July 2014
 
LABOUR

Platinum strike experience should strengthen collective bargaining – Davies

Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies is expecting an upswing in South Africa’s economy now that the five-month strike by members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union in the platinum mining sector is nearing an end. He told...
24th June 2014
 
Breaking News

Creamer Media publishes Electricity 2014 research report

Creamer Media’s Electricity 2014 report provides insight into South Africa’s electricity generation, exploring the issues of State-owned power utility Eskom's generated power, coal supplies, electricity tariffs and demand-focused initiatives, as...
24th June 2014
 
COAL

Development of black junior coal sector now a matter of urgency

Securing sufficient thermal coal for State-owned power utility Eskom to keep the lights on going forward is vital in the face of what coal commentators refer to as a projected Eskom coal supply ‘cliff’ from 2015 – a 60-million-ton yearly deficit...
6th June 2014
 
ENERGY MINERALS

Development of black junior coal sector now a matter of urgency as Eskom approaches ‘supply cliff’

Securing sufficient thermal coal for State-owned power utility Eskom to keep the lights on going forward is vital in the face of what coal commentators refer to as a projected Eskom coal supply ‘cliff’ from 2015 – a 60-million-ton yearly deficit...
6th June 2014
 
Company Announcement

Outotec celebrates 20 successful years of establishment in China PDF Available

Over the past 20 years Outotec and China have experienced many changes, and both are once again at a crossroads where they are facing further change. Today, evolving economies of scale and environmental legislation are driving demand for...
4th June 2014
 
RENEWABLE ENERGY

Mining companies urged to add renewables to energy profiles

In the current climate of economic headwinds, squeezed margins and stubborn overheads, mining companies continue to examine all aspects of expenditure in the hope of making savings. Energy consumption is one of the greatest costs, particularly...
3rd June 2014
 
 
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