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New map highlights major platinum discoveries in South Africa

By: Nadine James     24th May 2019 The fifth edition of Barker’s Platinum Map of Southern Africa highlights recent major platinum discoveries in South Africa – including the Waterberg and Flatreef projects, notes Banzi Geotechnics founder Oliver Barker. He notes that the map demonstrates the massive breakthroughs in increasing... 

Canyon Coal upgrades Beestepan Agricultural High School facilities

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th May 2019 The Beestepan Agricultural High School located in Middelburg is approximately 34 km from Canyon’s Singani Colliery. It is a no-fee public school with limited resources and caters for learners from the underprivileged surrounding communities. Canyon commenced with the project in June 2017. The... 

Power Africa moves towards its goal of bringing more energy to the continent

By: Kim Cloete     16th May 2019 Power Africa, which was launched by former US President Barack Obama six years ago, is working towards its target of providing energy access to an additional 60-million new homes and businesses and adding 30 000 MW of cleaner, more efficient electricity generation capacity on the African... 

President's correct, S Africans need to act together to realise economic opportunities – Baissac   

By: Martin Creamer     14th May 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa is correct in stating that South Africans need to act together with urgency and boldness if they are to realise the economic opportunities before them, Eunomix CEO Claude Baissac said on Tuesday. Baissac, who was speaking to Mining Weekly Online following the finding of... 

Cairns’ exploratory drilling in southern India triggers political storm in election season

By: Ajoy K Das     14th May 2019 Cairns Oil & Gas, an arm of London-headquartered Vedanta, has been granted approval to conduct an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for oil and gas exploration in the southern states of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, triggering a political storm in this election season. The Indian government gave... 

Putting new discoveries on the map

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th May 2019 A new map, published in 2018, highlights recent major platinum discoveries in South Africa  – the Waterberg Project of PTM in the Villa Nora gap and the Ivanhoe “Flatreef” of the Ivanplats mine near Mokopane. Both these discoveries represent massive breakthroughs in raising South Africa’s... 

Abandoned gold mines a 'deadly panacea' for Zimbabwe's jobless

By: African News Agency      10th May 2019 At a small mining community in Battlefields near Kadoma, about 157 km south west of the capital, jobless people sit under trees to escape the burning sun. It is the same place where 26 artisanal gold miners perished underground when a dam upstream burst its walls and flooded tunnels. The tragedy... 

EPA approves Talison’s A$516m Greenbushes lithium expansion

By: Esmarie Iannucci     10th May 2019 The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) this week approved the expansion of the Greenbushes lithium mine, some 250 km from Perth. The A$516-million expansion, which was green-lit by owner Talison Lithium last year, would entail the construction of a new lithium... 

Over 400 organisations, small businesses join class action against Eskom

By: News24Wire      7th May 2019 A law firm believes that its plans to launch a class action against Eskom over load-shedding are viable, despite a previous statement from the power utility that there are limited grounds for such a case to be successful. De Beer Attorneys in April called on businesses and organisations which... 

Lincoln Lubrication SA

6th May 2019 Lincoln Lubrication SA offers a range of lub-rication system solutions for every industry and application. As the leader in our field of business, we incorporate and apply many years of experience to provide the best possible solution to every lubrication challenge.   Our team of experts and... 

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