Mining Weekly | First Word https://www.miningweekly.com/page/editorial-insight Wed, 17 Aug 2022 00:00:35 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Allowing renewable energy to provide a maintenance opportunity makes so much sense https://www.miningweekly.com/article/allowing-renewable-energy-to-provide-a-maintenance-opportunity-makes-so-much-sense-2022-08-12 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 12 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +0200 622824 1659951985 1660255200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa has the potential to outstrip world in going green https://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africa-has-the-potential-to-outstrip-world-in-going-green-2022-08-05 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 05 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +0200 622529 1659423463 1659650400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 National Planning Commission’s call for 5 000 MW of storage can set up new local industries https://www.miningweekly.com/article/national-planning-commissions-call-for-5-000-mw-of-storage-can-set-up-new-local-industries-2022-07-20 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 29 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0200 621721 1658820860 1659045600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 It’s good for platinum that hydrogen’s been declared the ‘slam dunk’ of heavy haul https://www.miningweekly.com/article/its-good-for-platinum-that-hydrogens-been-declared-the-slam-dunk-of-heavy-haul-2022-07-22 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 22 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0200 621234 1658226249 1658440800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 One must be excited about green hydrogen as an energy option https://www.miningweekly.com/article/one-must-be-excited-about-green-hydrogen-as-an-energy-option-2022-07-15 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 15 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0200 620589 1657607567 1657836000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 A big new industrial pillar is there for the taking, provided South Africans respond vigorously https://www.miningweekly.com/article/a-big-new-industrial-pillar-is-there-for-the-taking-provided-south-africans-respond-vigorously-2022-07-08 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 08 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0200 619729 1657195534 1657231200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Investment-linked applications should be automatically approved if set deadlines are not met https://www.miningweekly.com/article/investment-linked-applications-should-be-automatically-approved-if-set-deadlines-are-not-met-2022-07-01 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 01 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0200 619129 1656399979 1656626400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Southern Africa’s pursuit of green hydrogen is the right thing to do https://www.miningweekly.com/article/southern-africas-pursuit-of-green-hydrogen-is-the-right-thing-to-do-2022-06-24 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 24 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0200 618350 1655796123 1656021600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Exploration should be enthusiastically embraced as a major economic opportunity https://www.miningweekly.com/article/exploration-should-be-enthusiastically-embraced-as-a-major-economic-opportunity-2022-06-17 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 17 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0200 617462 1655189606 1655416800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 There should be zero tolerance for poor export logistics https://www.miningweekly.com/article/there-should-be-zero-tolerance-for-poor-export-logistics-2022-06-10 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 10 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0200 616861 1654589989 1654812000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Lagging net-zero peers is bad for business https://www.miningweekly.com/article/lagging-net-zero-peers-is-bad-for-business-2022-06-03 Martin Creamer LAST WORD Fri, 03 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0200 616083 1654233842 1654207200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Promising new approach to mining investment by governments and private sector https://www.miningweekly.com/article/promising-new-approach-to-mining-investment-by-governments-and-private-sector-2022-05-27 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 27 May 2022 00:00:00 +0200 615564 1653376398 1653602400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mining Indaba pulling African Presidents closer for benefit of the continent https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-indaba-pulling-african-presidents-closer-for-benefit-of-the-continent-2022-05-20 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 20 May 2022 00:00:00 +0200 614852 1652776832 1652997600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 The support of the World Coal Association for a just energy transition to net zero must be ... https://www.miningweekly.com/article/the-support-of-the-world-coal-association-for-a-just-energy-transition-to-net-zero-must-be-applauded-2022-05-13 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 13 May 2022 00:00:00 +0200 614344 1652168435 1652392800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 The dogged diligence that energy providers are showing deserves backing, not sacking https://www.miningweekly.com/article/the-dogged-diligence-that-energy-providers-are-showing-deserves-backing-not-sacking-2022-05-06 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 06 May 2022 00:00:00 +0200 613518 1651562744 1651788000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 German hydrogen lead is a must-follow for South Africa https://www.miningweekly.com/article/german-hydrogen-lead-is-a-must-follow-for-south-africa-2022-04-29 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 29 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +0200 612683 1650879898 1651183200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Best practice in appointing public-service managers a must https://www.miningweekly.com/article/best-practice-in-appointing-public-service-managers-a-must-2022-04-22 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 22 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +0200 612091 1650352103 1650578400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Treasury must be instructed to incentivise mining exploration as a matter of urgency https://www.miningweekly.com/article/treasury-must-be-instructed-to-incentivise-mining-exploration-as-a-matter-of-urgency-2022-04-15 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 15 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +0200 611630 1649744277 1649973600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africans must be afforded full mining licence transparency https://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africans-must-be-afforded-full-mining-licence-transparency-2022-04-08 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 08 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +0200 611220 1649744188 1649368800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa’s ferrochrome smelters going green in an exemplary manner https://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africas-ferrochrome-smelters-going-green-in-an-exemplary-manner-2022-04-01 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 01 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +0200 610342 1648469752 1648764000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Well done to private sector for responding so promptly to renewables opportunity https://www.miningweekly.com/article/well-done-to-private-sector-for-responding-so-promptly-to-renewables-opportunity-2022-03-25 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 25 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0200 609566 1647940365 1648159200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mining must be enabled to seize the multiplicity of lucrative opportunities that are staring it ... https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-must-be-enabled-to-seize-the-multiplicity-of-lucrative-opportunities-that-are-staring-it-in-the-face-2022-03-18 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 18 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0200 609152 1647327226 1647554400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mining red tape must be cut, exploration must be incentivised https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-red-tape-must-be-cut-exploration-must-be-incentivised-2022-03-04 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 04 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0200 607581 1646120208 1646344800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 DRDGold setting a good example in developing the informal sector https://www.miningweekly.com/article/drdgold-setting-a-good-example-in-developing-the-informal-sector-2022-02-25 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 25 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0200 607084 1645518957 1645740000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Be warned: Carbon recalcitrance will place South Africa on the lowest rung of export hell https://www.miningweekly.com/article/be-warned-carbon-recalcitrance-will-place-south-africa-on-the-lowest-rung-of-export-hell-2022-02-18 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 18 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0200 606185 1644910229 1645135200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Ubuntu must be uppermost as South Africa embarks on decarbonisation journey https://www.miningweekly.com/article/ubuntu-must-be-uppermost-as-south-africa-embarks-on-decarbonisation-journey-2022-02-11 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 11 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0200 605603 1644303144 1644530400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Our solar, wind endowment positions us superbly to go green in everything we do https://www.miningweekly.com/article/our-solarwind-endowment-positions-us-superbly-to-go-green-in-everything-we-do-2022-02-04 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 04 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0200 605192 1643701355 1643925600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Superpower is within our grasp https://www.miningweekly.com/article/superpower-is-within-our-grasp-2022-01-28 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 28 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +0200 604563 1643096452 1643320800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africans duty-bound to do all they can to go green as fast as possible https://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africans-duty-bound-do-all-they-can-to-go-green-as-fast-as-possible-2021-12-06 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 21 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +0200 602288 1642490125 1642716000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Use renewables to cut carbon and create hydrogen, then use hydrogen to replace diesel https://www.miningweekly.com/article/use-renewables-to-cut-carbon-and-create-hydrogen-then-use-hydrogen-to-replace-diesel-2021-12-10 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 10 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +0200 601956 1638872333 1639087200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Govt must remove red tape to speed up mining’s free energy offer https://www.miningweekly.com/article/govt-must-remove-red-tape-to-speed-up-minings-free-energy-offer-2021-12-03 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +0200 601425 1638263090 1638482400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Namibia, Zambia showing South Africa up on the green energy front https://www.miningweekly.com/article/namibia-zambia-showing-south-africa-up-on-the-green-energy-front-2021-11-26 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 26 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0200 600752 1637660049 1637877600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Wide-awake Bafokeng community leading the way to going green https://www.miningweekly.com/article/wide-awake-bafokeng-community-leading-the-way-to-going-green-2021-11-19 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 19 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0200 600015 1637048505 1637272800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa’s climate finance proposal deserves massive applause https://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africas-climate-finance-proposal-deserves-massive-applause-2021-11-12 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 12 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0200 599373 1636445101 1636668000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Treasury’s tax-free incentive to the big but not the small creating investment snarl-ups https://www.miningweekly.com/article/treasurys-tax-free-incentive-to-the-big-but-not-the-small-creating-investment-snarl-ups-2021-11-05 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 05 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0200 599017 1635838493 1636063200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Green hydrogen and South Africa make a perfect couple https://www.miningweekly.com/article/green-hydrogen-and-south-africa-make-a-perfect-couple-2021-10-29 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 29 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 598122 1635236481 1635458400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Private-sector capacity must be brought in to clear excessive govt backlogs https://www.miningweekly.com/article/private-sector-capacity-must-be-brought-in-to-clear-excessive-govt-backlogs-2021-10-22 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 22 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 597839 1634733951 1634853600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Companies of social, environmental and economic significance must be public https://www.miningweekly.com/article/companies-of-social-environmental-and-economic-significance-must-be-public-2021-10-15 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 15 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 597199 1634024030 1634248800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0