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Seriti Green raises need for Africa to appraise vanadium as electricity storage battery metal  

By: Martin Creamer     3rd February 2023 Wind farm builder Seriti Green, which is planning substantial electricity storage capacity at its big renewable energy project in Mpumalanga, has raised the need for vanadium to be appraised as a battery storage metal of choice in Africa owing to the difficulties of sourcing lithium batteries.... 

LED Lighting Solution for University Auditorium

3rd February 2023 BEKA Schréder is proud to have supplied the LED lighting solution for the new auditorium at the Ga-Rankuwa Campus of the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), Gauteng Province. TUT is the largest contact University in South Africa, providing quality education to more than 60 000 students every... 

MacLean Brings ‘Made in Africa, For Africa’ Message to Mining Indaba 2023

3rd February 2023 Company’s fleet footprint has seen rapid expansion across sub-Saharan Africa in recent years – next step is MacLean EV Series rollout At this year’s edition of the Mining Indaba in Cape Town, MacLean Africa will be showcasing its latest battery electric mining vehicle (BEV) offering: a MacLean EV... 

Three 2Africa subsea cables now landed in South Africa

By: Natasha Odendaal     3rd February 2023 The 2Africa subsea cable has landed at the Vodacom network facility in Gqeberha, in the Eastern Cape, marking the third landing on the coast of South Africa of the world’s largest submarine cable system. The first submarine cable landing in the Eastern Cape region, for which Vodacom is the... 

Kefi presses on with Tulu Kapi financing efforts

By: Marleny Arnoldi     2nd February 2023 London-listed Kefi Gold and Copper says it has taken a huge effort over a much longer period than anticipated to overcome numerous market challenges in both Ethiopia and Saudi Arabia, where the company is developing projects. However, the company is nearing finalisation of financing for the... 

155 MW wind farm to be constructed in Mpumalanga by Seriti Green  

By: Martin Creamer     2nd February 2023 Work is scheduled to begin soon on the construction of a wind farm in Mpumalanga, South Africa’s electricity heartland. The project, which begins with 155 MW of wind energy and expands to a capacity of 900 MW of renewables and 800 MWh of battery storage, forms part of an agreement that will see... 

President Jokowi 'confident' Tesla will invest in Indonesia

By: Reuters     1st February 2023 Indonesian President Joko Widodo is confident Tesla will finalise a deal to invest in a production facility in his country, having offered the US car maker incentives ranging from tax breaks to a concession to mine nickel. Southeast Asia's largest economy has been wooing Tesla to invest in... 

NAL offtakes in the pipeline - Piedmont

By: Esmarie Iannucci     1st February 2023 The joint venture partners of the North American Lithium (NAL) operation, in Quebec, are hoping to finalise offtake agreements over the project by the end of March this year. Global lithium developer Piedmont Lithium president and CEO Keith Phillips told Mining Weekly Online that at 130 000 t/y,... 

Omnia signs MoU with German energy group to explore green ammonia production 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     31st January 2023 Chemicals group Omnia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with WKN Windcurrent, a subsidiary of German renewable energy group PNE, to explore the feasibility of developing a green ammonia production plant in South Africa. Omnia CEO Seelan Gobalsamy says ammonia is a key ingredient in... 

Canadian govt invests $100m in Jansen potash mine

By: Mariaan Webb     31st January 2023 Innovation, Science and Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne on Monday announced a $100-million investment through the Strategic Innovation Fund to support BHP’s $7.5-billion potash project. This mine, located in Jansen, Saskatchewan, is expected to generate the lowest direct emissions... 

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