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More needs doing on decarbonisation - Minister
25th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The latest results from the Quarterly National Greenhouse Gas Inventory has highlighted the need for greater action on decarbonisation said Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen. The... 

bp a step closer to hydrogen FID
25th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

PERTH ( – Energy major bp is a step closer to a final investment decision (FID) on its energy hub H2Kwinana, having completed its concept development phase study. The study... 

A view of a Kusile stack through a maze of metal scaffolding
Emissions requirement postponed for Kusile
25th August 2023

The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) announced in June that the National Air Quality Officer (NAQO) has granted State-owned power utility Eskom a postponement to meet... 

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Platinum major expands renewable energy roll-out
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Zimbabwe-based platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Zimplats, a subsidiary of PGMs major Impala Platinum, is midway through the construction of a $37-million, 35 MW solar plant at its Selous... 

Payment24 expands into new industries and regions
25th August 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

As South African specialised payment solutions firm Payment24 continues to expand into new regions, while adding products and solutions to its portfolio, it is also branching out into other... 

Atlas Copco: Home of Industrial Ideas
Atlas Copco: Home of Industrial Ideas
25th August 2023

Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Atlas Copco is a global, industrial company with approximately 43 000 employees and customers in more than 180 countries. Atlas Copco focusses on four main business... 

Lesedi Nuclear Services - Women in Industry
Lesedi Nuclear Services - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Sipokazi Luzipo Khoza Lesedi Nuclear Services electrical engineer Sipokazi Luzipo Khoza is a shining example of determination and ambition. Born on October 12, 1992, in the small Eastern Cape town... 

Eskom interim CEO Calib Cassim
Inoperative Kusile units could be returned earlier as Eskom reports good progress on temporary stacks
24th August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The temporary stacks being introduced at the Kusile coal power station, where three previously operational units have been out of service for ten months, have been built and interim CEO Calib... 

South32 CEO Graham Kerr.
Pathways being laid to secure lower carbon electricity supply for Hillside Aluminium
24th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

During the 12 months to June 30, diversified mining company South32 has progressed initiatives to support its target of halving operational greenhouse gas emissions by 2035. At Worsley Alumina in... 

Another deadly coal accident in China threatens output growth
24th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Fatal accidents continue to undermine China’s coal industry, with the latest incident in Shaanxi set to impede plans to raise production if authorities once again ramp up scrutiny of mine safety.... 

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Woodside avoids strike, but Chevron remains in the crosshair
24th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside has avoided industrial action at its North West Shelf operations, offshore Western Australia, reaching an agreement with the Offshore Alliance employee representatives.... 

Sasol CEO Fleetwood Grobler
Secunda refinery’s post-2030 output cut as Sasol struggles to pin down gas supply
23rd August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Energy and chemicals group Sasol says it is continuing to assess several technology and feedstock solutions to bolster post-2030 liquid fuels and chemicals volumes at its Secunda refinery, in... 

Sasol Secunda
Sasol posts 13% rise in annual profit
23rd August 2023 By: Reuters

South African petrochemicals major Sasol posted a 13% rise in annual profit on Wednesday as better operations in the second half offset the impact of weaker crude prices. The company said its... 

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Santos profits fall in H1
23rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos has reported a fall in production, revenue and underlying profits for the half-year ended June. Production for the six months under review was down 13% on the previous... 

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APA takes stake in resource sector with Alinta buy
23rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy infrastructure group APA Group has struck a A$1.72-billion acquisition agreement with energy provider Alinta Energy over its Pilbara assets, saying the resources sector had been identified... 

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Chevron ups output at Wheatstone
23rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

US energy major Chevron on Wednesday revealed that the official nameplate capacity of the Wheatstone project’s domestic gas plant would increase by 5% from 205 TJ/d to 215 TJ/d, following technical... 

Canisters filled with uranium hexafluoride gas that must be enriched to power reactors. Converting milled uranium into this gas is the most acute bottleneck in the US nuclear fuel cycle.
The race to ditch Russian uranium starts in New Mexico’s desert
23rd August 2023 By: Bloomberg

In a remote, dusty corner of New Mexico, so near to the Texas border that if you wander too close your smartphone changes time zones, sits a pristine factory that is the best chance for the US to... 

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Aveng swings to a loss in ‘transitional’ year
22nd August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Construction and engineering group Aveng has described the financial year ended June 30 as one of transition, characterised by a normalisation of operating activities as the group emerged from the... 

LNG production infrastructure
Kinetiko strikes LNG deal with the IDC
22nd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The share price of ASX-listed Kinetiko Energy surged by nearly 40% on Tuesday on the signing of a non-binding term sheet with the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) to jointly... 

QPM sets A$24m raising target
22nd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) has flagged a A$24-million capital raise to enable gas production growth at its Moranbah project and to fund ongoing technical workstreams to secure debt... 

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Woodside posts record profits
22nd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy major Woodside has reported a record net profit after tax of $1.74-billion for the first half of the 2023 financial year. Underlying net profits after tax for the half year was also up by... 

A map showing the location of Kinetiko Energy's gas project in South Africa
Kinetiko reports reserve at pilot field
21st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Kinetiko Energy has announced a maiden gas reserve of 3.1 BCF over its pilot gas production field in South Africa. An independent gas reserve and resource report has also resulted in a... 

The above image depicts the equipment set on display at the Epiroc Customer Day event on June 30, 2023
Modern tech incorporated
18th August 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Modern technologies are increasingly being incorporated into original-equipment manufacturer Epiroc’s range of mining machinery and systems as it embraces newer and safer ways of using its... 

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SA distributor announced
18th August 2023

Materials handling solutions provider Barloworld BayWa (BHBW) has introduced Yale lift trucks to the South African market following its appointment by lift trucks and aftermarket parts manufacturer... 

Exxaro Resources CEO Dr Nombasa Tsengwa.
Decarbonisation is urgent imperative, says coal mining company Exxaro
17th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Decarbonisation of coal mining company Exxaro’s operations and entire value chain is an urgent imperative to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, which will result in the additional benefits of... 

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WA changes domestic gas policy
17th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (Appea) has warned that changes to the Western Australian Domestic Gas Policy would curb investment in new onshore gas supply, saying... 

A map showing the location of the Lobito corridor
Ivanhoe's Kamoa Copper subsidiary signs MoU to start copper exports through Lobito corridor
16th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines' Kamoa Copper subsidiary has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Lobito Atlantic International for the transportation of copper concentrate produced at the... 

Jadestone remains fixed on Montara cure
16th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Upstream oil and gas company Jadestone Energy remains focused on repairing its Montara floating production and storage operation (FPSO) offshore Australia, after a gas alarm was triggered. The... 

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Geoscience added A$76bn to Australian GDP
16th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Work by Geoscience Australia and state and geological surveys have contributed around A$76-billion to the Australian economy in 2021-22 through the resource exploration and extraction sectors, a... 

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ACCC releases guidelines for new Gas Market Code
15th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australian oil and gas producers could be hit with penalties of up to A$50-million if they are found not to be in compliance with the new Gas Market Code. The Australian Competition and Consumer... 

Decmil wins major contract from Perdaman
15th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Decmil Group has been awarded an A$84-million bulk earthworks contract from privately held Perdaman at its Karratha urea project, in Western Australia. The scope of works under the... 

Davis’ Vision Blue makes PNG lime investment
Davis’ Vision Blue makes PNG lime investment
14th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Clean energy investment group Vision Blue Resources (VBR) is diversifying with a $40-million investment in Mayur Resources’ Central Lime project, in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The companies entered... 

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Beach readies for stronger 2024
14th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy major Beach Energy has reported an 8% fall in revenue and a 12% fall in underlying earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) for the full year ended June, on the... 

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Strike and Talon finally make a deal
14th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Strike Energy has made good on its ambitions to acquire fellow-listed Talon Energy, entering into a binding scheme implementation deed with the takeover target after twice missing the... 

The Atlantis OCGT plant
With R9.2bn spent since April, govt insists Eskom is not exceeding diesel budget
13th August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Government reports that Eskom has spent R9.2-billion on diesel since the start of the State-owned utility’s financial year on April 1, which it claims to be marginally below an initial budget for... 

Glencore Alloys head Japie Fullard.
Solar energy plant on the way at vanadium operation, Glencore’s Fullard reports
11th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The decarbonisation and solar power plans of Glencore Alloys are coming to the fore with the first 25 MW solar plant on the way, Glencore Alloys head Japie Fullard told Mining Weekly at question... 

Argonaut appoints new board member
11th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Argonaut Gold has appointed Janet Yang to its board of directors, with effect from August 10. Yang is research director, energy and mining at GMT Capital. Prior to joining GMT, from... 

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Woodside and Chevron facing labour issues
11th August 2023

Oil and gas producers Woodside and Chevron could be facing industrial action from Offshore Alliance members over failure to reach an agreement on benchmark pay and conditions, prohibitions against... 

Chevron invests in low carbon projects
11th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Chevron has announced investments in two lower carbon projects in Western Australia. In its first nature-based carbon offsets project in Australia, Chevron will provide funding... 

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Green steel price launch addresses decarbonisation, transparency
11th August 2023

Cross-commodity price reporting agency Fastmarkets has launched a new suite of sustainable ‘green steel’ prices. Green steel, also known as sustainable steel, refers to steel that is produced using... 

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Furnace upgrades enhance productivity
11th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Heat induction specialist firm Electroheat Induction recently undertook an induction melting furnace upgrade project at a steel plant located in New Jersey to improve its efficiency, performance,... 

Aerial view of the Platrref project, in South Africa
Platreef palladium/rhodium/nickel/platinum/copper/gold project, South Africa – update
11th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe Mines is undertaking optimisation work to identify value-accretive options for installing hoisting capacity to Platreef's Shaft 3. 

ENERGYValves leaves the EMVAfrica fold and finds a new home
ENERGYValves leaves the EMVAfrica fold and finds a new home
11th August 2023

EMVAfrica stands as a prominent and trail-blazing entity in Southern Africa, proudly holding the distinction of being a leading ISO 9001:2015 accredited supplier of world-class quality industrial... 

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