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Green hydrogen pivot?
Green hydrogen pivot?
23rd April 2021 By: Terence Creamer

It’s early days yet, but the moves being made by South African energy and chemicals group Sasol to position itself as a green-hydrogen leader are not only interesting, but also critical if the... 


Self-generation limit that’s free of  red tape must be lifted much higher
Self-generation limit that’s free of red tape must be lifted much higher
16th April 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Holding South Africans to a 10 MW self-generation grid-linked electricity threshold of 10 MW is a measure that is holding back the economic future of this country. The limit must be raised to at... 


Historic opportunity
Historic opportunity
16th April 2021 By: Terence Creamer

Have a listen to this for an energy roadmap: “We are a relatively small country located at the end of the world, but this moment calls us all to be ambitious and that’s exactly what we are trying... 


South Africans must disallow official tardiness that prevents economic progress
9th April 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The South African people must no longer tolerate national slowness that keeps us out of the benefits of global trends. South Africa began in green hydrogen more than a decade ago is now falling... 


Low and high ambition
Low and high ambition
9th April 2021 By: Terence Creamer

There will be some criticism and disappointment that South Africa’s draft updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) unveiled by Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara... 


Government must join the platinum group metals promotion effort
Government must join the platinum group metals promotion effort
2nd April 2021 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa is blessed with the planet’s largest endowment of platinum group metals (PGMs) but is not doing enough to promote this, at a time when PGM demand faces a potential decade of strength.... 


Ignorance is not bliss
Ignorance is not bliss
2nd April 2021 By: Terence Creamer

A snapshot of what the world’s total final electricity consumption should look like in 2050 to limit the global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels has been published by the... 


Mines correct to take tailings management  very seriously
Mines correct to take tailings management very seriously
26th March 2021 By: Martin Creamer

It is a pity that there have to be horrific tragedies before due attention is paid to dangerous practices. For example, Brazil had to be he location of a shocking mine tailings disaster before the... 


Reality bites
Reality bites
26th March 2021 By: Terence Creamer

The six-year gap in South Africa’s procurement of new electricity capacity is biting and will continue to do so for another five years at least, unless urgent action is taken to reform those... 


Bouncing forward?
Bouncing forward?
19th March 2021 By: Terence Creamer

The rhetoric about the need for economies to use Covid-19 rescue and recovery packages to not only “bounce back” but to “bounce forward” by deploying fiscal resources to stimulate greater climate,... 


An immediate end must be brought to inexplicably slow mineral rights processing
An immediate end must be brought to inexplicably slow mineral rights processing
12th March 2021 By: Martin Creamer

It has been so very disheartening to hear just how slowly the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has been processing applications for mining rights, prospecting rights, mining... 


Tangible opportunity
Tangible opportunity
12th March 2021 By: Terence Creamer

Globally, countries are increasingly  prioritising the development of local capacity to improve the resilience of their energy systems in times of crisis. This trend is reflected in the World... 


Test mine to try out  new technologies is  a great idea
Test mine to try out new technologies is a great idea
5th March 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Hats off to the South African mining industry for planning a test mine for Fourth Industrial Revolution technology try-outs. The industry needs to go all out to be globally competitive, having... 


One-stop-border boost?
One-stop-border boost?
5th March 2021 By: Terence Creamer

One of the unsung highlights of Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s Budget 2021 speech was his announcement that the border posts at South Africa’s six busiest land borders were to be upgraded and... 


Decarbonising South Africa is a must
Decarbonising South Africa is a must
26th February 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The private sector the world over is responding very well to climate change. This is because is the shareholders of public companies are demanding a switch away from fossil fuel to renewable sun,... 


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