Receive our free daily newsletter:

Energy Services

Glencore welcomes Australian govt's investments for clean future
18th September 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Diversified miner Glencore has welcomed the Australian federal government’s decision to invest A$1.9-billion in a suite of new and emerging energy technology to position the country for a... 

Water electrolysis is rapidly gaining interest in various energy and industrial sectors
Low-temperature water electrolysis trending for hydrogen production
18th September 2020

Electrolytic hydrogen production is a promising option when relatively small or medium flows of hydrogen are required. It is also often useful when high purity hydrogen is required for a variety of... 

HySA successfully designed and fabricated a lab-scale green methanol synthesis demonstration unit after it reviewed the techno-economics of producing the chemical
Local green methanol synthesis making headway
18th September 2020 By: Tracy Hancock

The Hydrogen South Africa (HySA) Infrastructure Centre of Competence (CoC), co-hosted at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and North-West University, is designing a... 

The dispenser built in the Maximator hydrogen filling station design enables cars and trucks to be refuelled in the shortest possible time
Hydrogen filling stations brought to African market
18th September 2020 By: Tracy Hancock

Pressure equipment specialist Superior Pressure Solutions (Spress) has introduced hydrogen technology from German high-pressure systems supplier Maximator to the African market, offering local... 

The development of a hydrogen economy in the Southern Africa region will expand Africa’s activity in the international energy market and facilitate its sustainable economic development
Green hydrogen a bridge between Africa and Europe
18th September 2020

It is projected that green hydrogen could be produced at the same cost as fossil, or blue, hydrogen in the next two or three years, says German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)... 

Renewable projects built for hydrogen production might even be a way for South Africa to subsidise the strengthening of its physical transmission grid
Green hydrogen requires renewable projects separate from the grid
18th September 2020 By: Tracy Hancock

There should be a clear distinction between renewable-energy projects for the grid under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) and renewable-energy... 

Medupi conveyor belt failure raises risk of load-shedding
Medupi conveyor belt failure raises risk of load-shedding
10th September 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

State-owned power utility Eskom on September 10 warned of an increased risk of load-shedding following the failure of a conveyor belt feeding coal into the Medupi generation units on September 9.... 

Caledonia raises $13m for solar project to supply the Blanket mine
4th September 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Caledonia Mining Corporation has raised $13-million for the construction of a solar power plant to supply electricity to the Blanket gold mine, in Zimbabwe, through the sale and issue of... 

Boston Consulting Group MD and partner Tycho Möncks
Coal to remain relevant despite growing shift to renewable energy, says consultancy
28th August 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

The use of coal is enabling the energy transition, owing to its provision of a basis for the economy to develop, drive wealth and enable economic progress, which then, in turn, creates and enables... 

The company is beginning to interact more with the mining industry to provide flexible, resilient and smart microgrid and energy storage solutions
Company to provide energy storage for local mines
28th August 2020 By: Cameron Mackay

The local mining sector is becoming more open to implementing new technologies in terms of energy solutions, as they can make mining operations more efficient, productive and cost effective, states... 

With more environmental pressures being placed on miners, improving energy efficiency is one of the leading drivers to contribute to a reduction in harmful emissions
Higher energy efficiency can save costs for miners
28th August 2020 By: Cameron Mackay

Local energy organisation the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) GM Barry Bredenkamp states that South Africa’s mining sector can continue to explore cost-saving measures... 

We are in the process of setting up operations in Zambia and the DRC, working with mines that are considering investing in renewable energy technologies
Logistics company branches out
28th August 2020 By: Cameron Mackay

Local logistics services supplier Mixcorp is including renewable-energy technology suited to the mining industry in the scope of its research and development (R&D) department to add... 

RDF is a solid fuel source recovered through the shredding and bailing of certain presorted dry industrial nonrecyclable waste
Mining waste can boost alternative-fuels prospects
28th August 2020 By: Cameron Mackay

Certain wastes in the mining sector present an opportunity to create alternative fuels, which can alleviate the energy supply challenges in the local industry, says waste management solutions... 

Initiative launched to stimulate adoption of fast-growing energy management standard by South African firms
Initiative launched to stimulate adoption of fast-growing energy management standard by South African firms
25th August 2020 By: Terence Creamer

An initiative is under way to accelerate the adoption by South African industrial firms of the international energy management standard ISO 50001, which is designed to help improve the performance... 

XMP Consulting senior coal analyst Xavier Prevost
Covid-19 impact on coal, energy systems still evolving, says Prevost
20th August 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

With the Covid-19 pandemic having created the biggest global crisis in generations by sending shockwaves through health systems, economies and societies around the world, XMP Consulting senior coal... 

Seriti Resources CEO Mike Teke
Teke urges power sector to usher in carbon capture, storage tech
20th August 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

South Africa has to start accelerating its drive towards a responsible transition to clean coal power generation technology to grow the country’s gross domestic product, economy and drive job... 

Specialised Exhibitions MD Gary Corin.
Electra Mining Africa 2020 going digital with Connect – and it’s free of charge
20th August 2020 By: Martin Creamer

The Electra Mining Africa Connect week will enable exhibitors to promote their products and services free of charge alongside industry-related informative webinars, media activations and product... 

Maxam launches new integrated blasting service
Maxam launches new integrated blasting service
3rd August 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

Energetic materials manufacturer Maxam has officially launched its new integrated blasting service, called X-Energy, which is aimed at addressing and optimising the total cost of ownership in... 

Bushveld Minerals advances plans to support VRFB development
3rd August 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals has advanced the acquisition of Austrian group Enerox by acquiring a further 65.1% of the investment vehicle’s share capital through Enerox Holdings Limited (EHL). EHL... 

Miners can reap economic, enviro rewards through energy efficiency
Miners can reap economic, enviro rewards through energy efficiency
29th July 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

Amid national energy constraints and a mining sector that is set to contract, there is an opportunity for South Africa’s mining sector to continue exploring cost-saving measures with improved... 

Engie joins Mining3 to develop renewable hydrogen-based solutions
23rd July 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Global energy company Engie has become the newest member of leading global mining industry research organisation Mining3. Engie says it joins Mining3 in its next phase of hydrogen research to... 

Tembo Power has nine hydropower projects under way in three African countries, including the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi and Kenya
DRC hydropower construction to start within a year
17th July 2020 By: Darren Parker

With delays from Covid-19 taken into consideration, Mauritian hydropower provider Tembo Power CEO Raphael Khalifa expects construction on three hydropower projects and one solar photovoltaic... 

DMRE budget slashed by R1.5bn
14th July 2020 By: Donna Slater

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy’s (DMRE’S) budget for the 2020/21 financial year has been reduced by R1.5-billion, from the initial R9.3-billion, owing to the impact of the Covid-19... 

Pensana Rare Earths lists on LSE
Pensana Rare Earths lists on LSE
6th July 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

ASX-listed Pensana Rare Earths started trading on the LSE on July 6. The company has more than 188.2-million ordinary shares in issue and is not raising any funds. Chairperson Paul Atherley says... 

Exxaro expecting higher coal export volumes, lower domestic sales
Exxaro expecting higher coal export volumes, lower domestic sales
25th June 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

Diversified miner Exxaro Resources expects a mixed picture for demand for its coal products as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on the global economy. In a interim pre-close update... 

A growing mining industry in the Democratic Republic of Congo is driving energy demand, which in turn, is creating other new opportunities as more areas become electrified
DRC mines require increasing renewable energy sources for development
19th June 2020 By: Donna Slater

The continued roll-out of new renewable energy capacity is key to the success of current and future mining projects in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), panellists have indicated during a... 

This year's Electra Mining cancelled
29th May 2020 By: Donna Slater

Organisers of Southern Africa’s mining, manufacturing, automation, electrical and power trade exhibition Electra Mining Africa, Specialised Exhibitions, reports that the 2020 edition of the trade... 

Juwi Renewable Energy's hybrid project at Degrussa mine
Juwi starts work on fourth hybrid renewable energy project in Australia
28th May 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Juwi Renewable Energy has signed an agreement with Perth-based Contract Power to build the solar and wind power components of a new hybrid generation solution for the town of Esperance in, Western... 

Organisations say Covid-19 should not further delay universal access to energy
Organisations say Covid-19 should not further delay universal access to energy
28th May 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In a report, 'Tracking Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7): Energy Progress', international organisations have warned that universal access to energy by 2030 will fall short unless efforts are... 

Renewables associations call for green hydrogen focus in upcoming EU plans
25th May 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Ten solar and wind associations, along with industry leaders, have launched a joint initiative − Choose Renewable Hydrogen − and are calling for the European Commission to prioritise renewable... 

16 17 18 19
21 22 23 24

Sector News


AMS Haden Instrument & Mining Services (pty) Ltd
AMS Haden Instrument & Mining Services (pty) Ltd

AMS Haden is well known in the industry and we have been called on to provide advice on many projects.

Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East

Weir Minerals Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones, wear-resistant linings,...

Magni SA
Magni SA

Magni SA is committed to developing the safest Telehandlers available to our customers for underground and surface mining, construction, forestry,...


Rooted in the hearts of South Africans, combining technology and a quest for perfection to bring you a battery of peerless standing. Willard...


Latest Multimedia

sponsored by

Resources Watch image
Resources Watch
21st September 2023

Option 1 (equivalent of R125 a month):

Receive a weekly copy of Creamer Media's Engineering News & Mining Weekly magazine
(print copy for those in South Africa and e-magazine for those outside of South Africa)
Receive daily email newsletters
Access to full search results
Access archive of magazine back copies
Access to Projects in Progress
Access to ONE Research Report of your choice in PDF format

Option 2 (equivalent of R375 a month):

All benefits from Option 1
Access to Creamer Media's Research Channel Africa for ALL Research Reports, in PDF format, on various industrial and mining sectors including Electricity; Water; Energy Transition; Hydrogen; Roads, Rail and Ports; Coal; Gold; Platinum; Battery Metals; etc.

Already a subscriber?

Forgotten your password?







pqt: 0.369s - ct: 0.457s - 344pq - 2rq
Subscribe Now