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Are you planning on implementing a Drone program, but struggle to justify the cost of obtaining and maintaining an ROC?

19th May 2022 Drones Added-Value in Mining The tremendous value that drones add to mining operations cannot be disputed. Some of the most common added-value propositions are: 

Law firm drawing on giga-scale hydrogen project experience to derisk new ventures  

By: Martin Creamer     17th May 2022 Lack of expertise about getting giga-scale hydrogen projects off the ground is a big problem in the industry, say Allen & Overy South Africa’s Alessandra Pardini and Alexandra Cluver, who believe they know how best it should be done from experience gained through project managing three of the... 

FFI firms up US hydrogen plans

By: Esmarie Iannucci     16th May 2022 The green energy arm of iron-ore major Fortescue Metals, Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) on Monday announced that it would evaluate the feasibility of converting the former Centralia coal mine, in the US, into a green hydrogen production facility. The green energy company has entered into a... 

New products added to portfolio, renew interest in metrology solutions

By: Nadine Ramdass     13th May 2022 Measuring instruments supplier B&R Metrology introduced new products to its portfolio to counteract the decline in enquiries for metrology products as manufacturing and engineering companies navigate Covid-related impacts, and to pursue new sales tactics and increase its online presence. As a... 

South Africa keen to harness hydrogen economy opportunities, President Ramaphosa tells Indaba 

By: Martin Creamer     10th May 2022 It was just amazing to see the innovation that the mining industry is capable of scaling up, President Cyril Ramaphosa told the Investing in African Mining Indaba in his enthusiastic address on Tuesday. “Last week, I attended the launch by Anglo American of the world’s largest hydrogen-powered... 

Europe’s energy rush spurs Sasol to quicken green hydrogen plan 

By: Bloomberg     26th April 2022 Europe’s scramble to find new sources of energy to reduce its reliance on Russia has given Sasol, South Africa’s biggest fuel producer, a new purpose to accelerate its green hydrogen plans. Sasol is focusing on green hydrogen -- made by machines called electrolyzers that are powered by the wind... 

Geopolitical support for hydrogen evolution positive for platinum group metals 

By: Martin Creamer     19th April 2022 The overall geopolitical situation is lending strong support to the hydrogen evolution, which in turn continues to drive the demand for platinum group metals (PGMs). Hydrogen Europe and the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance are now calculating that 2030 will see the generation of 320 GW to 400 GW... 

Desert Bloom attracts Japanese investment

By: Esmarie Iannucci     13th April 2022 Japanese energy giant Osaka Gas has entered into a joint development agreement at the $10.75-billion Desert Bloom hydrogen project, in the Northern Territory. The agreement will see Osaka Gas and Desert Bloom proponent, Aqua Aerem, jointly develop the project, which will produce some 410 000 t/y... 

WA miners contributed A$100bn to Australian economy - CME

By: Esmarie Iannucci     28th March 2022 Data released by the Chamber of Minerals and Energy for Western Australia (CME) has shown that the mining and resources sector had contributed some A$100-billion to the Australian economy. The CME said on Monday that an analysis of 56 Western Australian resources sector companies has found the... 

Company offers remote pilot licence training

By: Anna Moross     25th March 2022 Operating a drone legally in South Africa for commercial purposes requires complying with legal requirements, and obtaining a remote pilot licence (RPL), says leading training organisation Drone Safety and Legal (DSL) GM Bridgette Tucker. 

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