Mining Weekly | First Word https://www.miningweekly.com/page/editorial-insight Fri, 03 Dec 2021 18:18:53 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Govt must put an urgent stop to National Treasury’s big-business bias https://www.miningweekly.com/article/govt-must-put-an-urgent-stop-to-national-treasurys-big-business-bias-2021-10-08 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 08 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 596384 1633419001 1633644000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Small companies must be incentivised to return to South Africa’s stock exchanges https://www.miningweekly.com/article/small-companies-must-be-incentivised-to-return-to-south-africas-stock-exchanges-2021-10-01 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 01 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 595553 1632812030 1633039200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africans must reopen high-energy businesses that expensive electricity closed https://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africans-must-reopen-high-energy-businesses-that-expensive-electricity-closed-2021-09-24 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594887 1632138357 1632434400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa must go full tilt into its ready-made green hydrogen opportunity https://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africa-must-go-full-tilt-into-its-ready-made-green-hydrogen-opportunity-2021-09-17 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594627 1631856787 1631829600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Climate change presenting huge opportunity for SA https://www.miningweekly.com/article/climate-change-presenting-huge-opportunity-for-south-africa-2021-09-01 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 10 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 593929 1631253009 1631224800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Richards Bay Minerals has done well to open the way for operations to resume https://www.miningweekly.com/article/richards-bay-minerals-has-done-well-to-open-the-way-for-operations-to-resume-2021-09-03 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 03 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 593403 1630394531 1630620000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mining shallow Wits gold has the potential to give the economy a nice fillip https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-shallow-wits-gold-has-the-potential-to-give-the-economy-a-nice-fillip-2021-08-27 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 27 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 592775 1629789118 1630015200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africans must seize the opportunity to go green with great enthusiasm https://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africans-must-seize-the-opportunity-to-go-green-with-great-enthusiasm-2021-08-20 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 20 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 591999 1629185704 1629410400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Botswana beats South Africa to the cadastre punch using proudly South African tech https://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-beats-south-africa-to-the-cadastre-punch-using-proudly-south-african-tech-2021-08-13 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 13 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 591342 1628590053 1628805600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Treasury needs to see how important it is for South Africa to keep mining going https://www.miningweekly.com/article/treasury-needs-to-see-how-important-it-is-for-south-africa-to-keep-mining-going-2021-08-06 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 06 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 590791 1627974243 1628200800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Fraction of a per cent of South Africa’s R9-trillion savings needed for win-win exploration https://www.miningweekly.com/article/fraction-of-a-per-cent-of-south-africas-r9-trillion-savings-needed-for-win-win-exploration-2021-07-30 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 30 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 590152 1627371299 1627596000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Unlisted mining companies must at least be made to sign the King Code https://www.miningweekly.com/article/unlisted-mining-companies-must-at-least-be-made-to-sign-the-king-code-2021-07-23 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 589346 1627019362 1626991200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 National Treasury, JSE and DMRE must all lend an ear https://www.miningweekly.com/article/national-treasury-jse-and-dmre-must-all-lend-an-ear-2021-07-16 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 588807 1626164374 1626386400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Recovering valuables from dumps should be prioritised https://www.miningweekly.com/article/recovering-valuables-from-dumps-should-be-prioritised-2021-07-09 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 09 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 588291 1626101013 1625781600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Intensive energy users had better get a move on to avoid huge carbon tax bills https://www.miningweekly.com/article/intensive-energy-users-had-better-get-a-move-to-avoid-huge-carbon-tax-bills-2021-07-02 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 02 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 587698 1625737082 1625176800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa must grasp the energy equivalent of the Roaring ‘20s with both hands https://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africa-must-grasp-the-energy-equivalent-of-the-roaring-20s-with-both-hands-2021-06-18 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 18 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586052 1623665717 1623967200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 A huge opportunity that we dare not miss out on https://www.miningweekly.com/article/a-huge-opportunity-that-we-dare-not-miss-out-on-2021-06-11 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 11 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 585642 1623139488 1623362400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Northern Cape’s lucrative copper potential must be given all the assistance it needs https://www.miningweekly.com/article/northern-capes-lucrative-copper-potential-must-be-given-all-the-assistance-it-needs-2021-06-04 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 04 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 585266 1622532956 1622757600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Bring in the best to get our exploration going https://www.miningweekly.com/article/bring-in-the-best-to-get-our-exploration-going-2021-05-28 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 28 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 584495 1621946202 1622152800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 With mining coming to our economic rescue, it behoves govt to go to mining’s rail rescue https://www.miningweekly.com/article/with-mining-coming-to-our-economic-rescue-it-behoves-govt-to-go-to-minings-rail-rescue-2021-05-21 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 21 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 583840 1621580378 1621548000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa’s mining upsurge will need skills, let’s be prepared https://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africas-mining-upsurge-will-need-skills-lets-be-preparedv-2021-05-14 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 14 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 583221 1620804653 1620943200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 It makes huge economic sense to encourage mineral exploration https://www.miningweekly.com/article/it-makes-huge-economic-sense-to-encourage-mineral-exploration-2021-05-07 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 07 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 582695 1620122039 1620338400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Coal contracts with Eskom must be honoured https://www.miningweekly.com/article/coal-contracts-with-eskom-must-be-honoured-2021-04-23 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 23 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581596 1618902631 1619128800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Self-generation limit that’s free of red tape must be lifted much higher https://www.miningweekly.com/article/self-generation-limit-thats-free-of-red-tape-must-be-lifted-much-higher-2021-04-16 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 580844 1618221065 1618524000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africans must disallow official tardiness that prevents economic progress https://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africans-must-disallow-official-tardiness-that-prevents-economic-progress-2021-04-09 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 09 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 580081 1617703518 1617919200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Government must join the platinum group metals promotion effort https://www.miningweekly.com/article/government-must-join-the-platinum-group-metals-promotion-effort-2021-04-02 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579837 1618575578 1617314400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mines correct to take tailings management very seriously https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mines-correct-to-take-tailings-management-very-seriously-2021-03-26 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 26 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579003 1616074785 1616709600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 An immediate end must be brought to inexplicably slow mineral rights processing https://www.miningweekly.com/article/an-immediate-end-must-be-brought-to-inexplicably-slow-mineral-rights-processing-2021-03-12 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 12 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 577926 1615280541 1615500000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Test mine to try out new technologies is a great idea https://www.miningweekly.com/article/test-mine-to-try-out-new-technologies-is-a-great-idea-2021-03-05 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 05 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 577717 1614675737 1614895200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Decarbonising South Africa is a must https://www.miningweekly.com/article/decarbonising-south-africa-is-a-must-2021-02-26 Martin Creamer FIRST WORD Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 577056 1614322170 1614290400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0