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Magazine round up | 22 April 2022 

22nd April 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 22 April 2022

Chaarat Gold looking forward to ‘very green’ production out of Kyrgyz Republic  

By: Martin Creamer     21st April 2022 London Aim-quoted gold mining company Chaarat Gold is looking forward to “very green and sustainable gold production” coming out of the Kyrgyz Republic, where it is developing two gold projects. The of these first is Tulkubash, a near-term opencast heap leach project, and the second a far larger,... 

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Chaarat Gold CEO Mike Fraser interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

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20th April 2022 This week: Greater fuel cell adoption would be a massive boost for South Africa’s platinum group metals; and, Nedbank clients planning to close many renewable energy project deals this year 

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Fuel cell EVs, hydrogen and Glencore's cobalt supply deal make headlines  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th April 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer talks about the need for South Africa to promote the use of fuel cell electric vehicles to ensure clean mobility in the heavy-duty vehicle segment; the potential size of the South African hydrogen sector; and a multiyear cobalt supply agreement between... 

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Fuel cell EVs, hydrogen and Glencore's cobalt supply deal make headlines

On-The-Air (15/04/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     16th April 2022 South Africa’s National Society of Black Engineers this week called on the government to enable the development of a local hydrogen economy. 

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Magazine round up | 15 April 2022 

15th April 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 15 April 2022

Anglo positioning itself as favoured iron-ore supplier to green steelmakers  

By: Martin Creamer     14th April 2022 Diversified mining company Anglo American is taking steps to position itself as a favoured iron-ore supplier to green steel producers. 

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Anglo American sustainability presentation covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Greater fuel cell adoption would be a massive boost for South Africa’s platinum group metals  

By: Martin Creamer     13th April 2022 The enactment by more governments of policies to enable greater hydrogen fuel cell mobility would be a massive boost for South Africa’s platinum group metals (PGMs) sector, Mining Weekly can today report. Adoption of hydrogen fuel cell mobility has already been significantly enabled by the German... 

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PGMs Industry Day webinar covered by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Renewables projects, mining licence transparency and exploration incentives make headlines  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th April 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer talks about a pipeline of renewable energy projects Nedbank clients plan to close this year; how full mining licence transparency is needed to revive exploration in South Africa; and the need for National Treasury to urgently incentivise mining exploration. 

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Renewables projects, mining licence transparency and exploration incentives make headlines

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13th April 2022 This week: SFA Oxford’s Forrest says hydrogen is key to long-term use of platinum; and, Training provider opening centre in Ghana 

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Clients planning to close many renewable energy project deals this year – Nedbank CIB  

By: Martin Creamer     11th April 2022 While Africa is blessed with great natural sun and wind resources, it has about 600-million people living without access to electricity, which is one of the biggest impediments to the continent’s economic growth. Renewable energy is available to put an end to this impediment, as it can provide... 

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Nedbank CIB Group Managing Executive Anél Bosman interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

On-The-Air (08/04/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     8th April 2022 South Africa’s biggest mining company is taking steps to provide electricity to communities in the form of green hydrogen and South Africa biggest Indian investor is ploughing another R7-billion into an expanding zinc mine in the Northern Cape. 

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Hydrogen, public-service reform, Zambian copper make headlines   

8th April 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks SFA Oxford’s Stephen Forrest's belief that hydrogen is the key to long-term use of platinum; former President Kgalema Motlanthe's statement that the process to appoint public-service managers should be reformed; and Castillo Copper's argument for copper... 

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Hydrogen, public-service reform, Zambian copper make headlines

Magazine round up | 08 April 2022 

8th April 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 08 April 2022

Training provider opening centre in Ghana 

By: Halima Frost     8th April 2022 Specialist mining training provider Prisma Training Solutions is finalising its applications to open a formal training centre in Accra, Ghana together with a local partner. Prisma offers customised and sustainable education, training and organisational development solutions to the African mining... 

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Prisma Training Solutions MD Jacques Farmer discusses its plans to offer training and upskilling services to the West Africa mining sector. Camerawork: Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Nicholas Boyd.

Hydrogen key to long-term use of platinum, says SFA Oxford’s Forrest   

By: Martin Creamer     6th April 2022 Coordinated industry intervention is required to create sustainable platinum group metals (PGM) markets, with hydrogen the key to the long-term use of platinum, said outgoing SFA Oxford head Stephen Forrest in a swansong address. “Promote PGMs heavily as platinum’s structural surplus helps... 

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Platinum Group Metals Industry Day covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer Media

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6th April 2022 This week: Vedanta investing R7bn in Gamsberg 'green' zinc expansion; and, Northam says platinum supply on downhill slope 

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PGMs, Anglo American, Vedanta make headlines   

1st April 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses PGMs supply on a hiding to nothing; Anglo American touting the idea of providing green hydrogen energy to local communities; and Vedanta's R7-billion investment into the Gamsberg expansion.   

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PGMs, Anglo American, Vedanta make headlines

Magazine round up | 01 April 2022 

1st April 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 01 April 2022

Platinum supply on downhill slope – Northam  

By: Martin Creamer     31st March 2022 Platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company Northam Platinum displayed graphs during Thursday’s presentation of half year results, which indicate that PGMs supply is on a hiding to nothing on the way to 2040. “There’s a systematic global primary supply problem and the scarcity of both new PGM... 

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Northam Platinum half-year results presentation covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer

Vedanta investing R7bn in Gamsberg 'green' zinc expansion  

By: Martin Creamer     30th March 2022 The board of directors of Vedanta Zinc International (VZI) has approved a R7-billion investment into Gamsberg Phase 2 expansion project in the Northern Cape, which will double the mine and plant capacity from four-million tons to eight-million tons a year. In metal terms, will increase output... 

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Vedanta Zinc International’s Pushpender Singla interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video editing: Darlene Creamer

Job creation, renewable energy, climate change make headlines   

25th March 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses the potential for 60 000 new jobs through green hydrogen development; Merafe Resources putting focus on renewable energy; and World Parliaments being urged to use their constitutional powers to tackle climate change.   

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Job creation, renewable energy, climate change make headlines

On-The-Air (25/03/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     25th March 2022 South Africa’s biggest electricity users are going green and clean in a multi-faceted, all-inclusive manner; National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula did very well this week to urge the Parliaments of the World to act swiftly to reduce climate change, the planet’s biggest threat; and the... 

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Magazine round up | 25 March 2022 

25th March 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 25 March 2022

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23rd March 2022 This week: Metals sector urged to seize South Africa’s beckoning Steel Master Plan opportunity; Menar says Sipho Nkosi’s red tape cutting role crucial to encourage investment and, Equivalent of a Koeberg arising in solar projects 

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Renewable-energy projects Merafe’s 2022 focus, says CEO Zanele Matlala   

By: Martin Creamer     22nd March 2022 The focus of ferrochrome company Merafe Resources in 2022 will be on renewable energy projects, along with efficient operations, cash management and well-ordered capital allocations, CEO Zanele Matlala said on Tuesday. The year 2021 has been one of spectacular recovery for the Glencore Merafe... 

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Merafe Resources presentation covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

On-The-Air (18/03/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     18th March 2022 Countries the world over can now achieve energy freedom – and South Africans should seize its energy sovereignty opportunity with both hands; Private companies have announced so many electricity projects that the equivalent of a Koeberg power station is achieved when you put all the projects... 

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Energy sovereignty, Steel Master Plan, Solar PV projects make headlines   

18th March 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses Fortescue Metals Group’s Andrew Forrest's call for energy sovereignty; Seifsa  urging the metals sector to take advantage of the Steel Master Plan opportunities; and the comparison of mine-linked Solar PV power projects with the Koeberg nuclear power... 

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Energy sovereignty, Steel Master Plan, Solar PV projects make headlines

Magazine round up | 18 March 2022 

18th March 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 18 March 2022

Metals sector urged to seize South Africa’s beckoning Steel Master Plan opportunity  

By: Martin Creamer     16th March 2022 South Africa’s historic metals sector employer organisation on Wednesday urged all the sector’s employer bodies to roll up their sleeves on May 19 and 20 and get their teeth into the Steel Master Plan, which is seen to have promising reindustrialisation elements. President Cyril Ramaphosa... 

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Seifsa CEO Lucio Trentini interviewed by Engineering News & Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

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16th March 2022 This week: South Africa must move very rapidly towards green energy, climate webinar hears; Royal Bafokeng Platinum’s 30 MW solar power study close to completion; and, Platinum surplus forecast to reduce significantly 

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Sipho Nkosi’s red tape cutting role crucial to encourage investment – Menar  

By: Martin Creamer     15th March 2022 The appointment of mining stalwart Sipho Nkosi to cut red tape is crucial to encourage new investment and expand existing investment in South Africa, says Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu, whose private investment company has about R1.5-billion worth of investment being delayed by regulatory processes.... 

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Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Equivalent of a Koeberg arising in solar projects – AmaranthCX  

By: Martin Creamer     14th March 2022 The equivalent of a Koeberg power station is arising in the form of new largely mine-linked private-sector solar power photovoltaic projects across Southern Africa, according to AmaranthCX director and founder Paul Miller, whose company is working on the second edition of its electronic map of... 

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AmaranthCX director Paul Miller interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

On-The-Air (11/03/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     11th March 2022 Every Friday, SAfm’s radio anchor Sakina Kamwendo speaks to Martin Creamer, publishing editor of Engineering News & Mining Weekly. Reported here is this Friday’s At the Coalface transcript: Kamwendo: So, a globally hosted mining webinar this week urged that South Africa advances towards green... 

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SAfm's radio anchor Sakina Kamwendo speaks to Martin Creamer.

Mining opportunities, RBPlats energy study, Eskom's battery storage make headlines  

11th March 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks the need for mining to seize the many obvious lucrative opportunities that are available; Royal Bafokeng Platinum’s renewable energy study on an embedded 30MW solar plant that is close to completion; and Eskom's battery storage system.   

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Martin Creamer unpacks mining opportunities, RBPlats energy study & Eskom's battery storage (Camera & editing: Nicholas Boyd)

South Africa must move very rapidly towards green energy, climate webinar hears  

By: Martin Creamer     11th March 2022 The ratio between green energy and brown energy in South Africa needs to move very rapidly in favour of green energy, says Climate Adaptation Lead to the South African Presidential Climate Commission and Institute for Security Studies Africa senior research associate Dhesigen Naidoo. Naidoo was... 

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Fasken webinar on transition to green energy covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Magazine round up | 11 March 2022 

11th March 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 11 March 2022

Royal Bafokeng Platinum’s 30 MW solar power study close to completion  

By: Martin Creamer     10th March 2022 South Africa’s only rural community-owned mining company Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat), which delivered record dividend-yielding earnings and production 2021, is close to completing its renewable energy study on the building of an embedded 30 MW photovoltaic (PV) power plant. “It’s almost... 

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Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.
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