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Santos faces court action, but soothes with stellar quarter
19th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has started proceedings in the Federal Court against oil and gas giant Santos, alleging breaches of important record keeping obligations in the National Gas... 

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Africa needs lots of geological research regarding critical clean energy mineral deposits
18th October 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The recently developed global need for critical clean energy minerals has created a need for deeper geological research across the continent, including in mature mining jurisdictions. This was one... 

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
Mantashe seeks to extend the life of Eskom’s coal-fired power stations
18th October 2023 By: Irma Venter

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has called on the private sector to “please and come talk to us” if they have any ideas on extending the life of South Africa’s fleet of... 

Eskom Primary Energy GM Dan Mashigo
South Africa should not be pushed into a corner on just energy transition funding – Eskom, SANEDI
18th October 2023 By: Irma Venter

While any funding of South Africa’s embattled energy sector is welcome, South Africa should not “be pushed into a corner” on how this money should be spent, says South African National Energy... 

SAIMM- Decarbonisation of the Minerals Industry: Challenges and Opportunities Colloquium 2023
18th October 2023

Carbon Tax: South Africa and the context of the global mining industry The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) acknowledges that the intent of carbon tax is to change user... 

Construction starts on Hydrogen Park in Gladstone
18th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Construction has started on A$14.5-million Hydrogen Park (HyP) in Gladstone, which would be the first city-wide renewable hydrogen blending project in Australia. Construction of the project,... 

Woodside posts solid quarter
18th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside has reported an 8% increase in production for the quarter ended September, with production reaching 47.8-million barrels of oil equivalent. The company on Wednesday... 

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Experts highlight the potential of recoverable energy power generation
17th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Significant additional clean electricity can be generated economically by combining dry and wet cooling technologies at power plants, Industrial Water Cooling (IWC) consulting and research and... 

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Ramaphosa says loadshedding corner has been turned as another Kusile unit restarts
17th October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

African National Congress President Cyril Ramaphosa claims that South Africa “has turned a definite corner as far as loadshedding is concerned”, adding that the levels and frequency of loadshedding... 

The platinum group metals Polokwane smelter of Anglo American Platinum in Limpopo.
Minerals Council South Africa highlights green hydrogen economy’s forward momentum
16th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The world over, green hydrogen is being recognised as the most effective route towards combating the climate crisis in the most holistic way possible, with Minerals Council South Africa on Monday... 

Seequent CEO Graham Grant
Subsurface technology important for achieving a just transition
16th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The energy transition is fundamentally an underground transition, says geoscience software company Seequent CEO Graham Grant, because 80% of the energy consumed globally currently comes from or is... 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
IAA ruling: MAC calls on govt to expedite response
16th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to expeditiously respond to the Supreme Court’s opinion that core aspects of the federal Impact... 

Miners see value in EU focus on ESG but face red tape hurdles
Miners see value in EU focus on ESG but face red tape hurdles
16th October 2023 By: Reuters

Miners welcome the positive impact of Europe's focus on environment, social and governance issues (ESG) although the process can be riddled with red tape causing delays in achieving their green... 

China’s commodities imports stay buoyant as economy revives
13th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Chinese commodities imports remained buoyant in September as the economy showed some signs of recovery and traders pinned their hopes on further stimulus from Beijing. Construction and factory... 

Portugal to launch pioneering auction for piped green hydrogen soon
13th October 2023 By: Reuters

Portugal will launch a pioneering auction for rights to sell green hydrogen for injection into the national gas grid in the coming weeks, with crucial state aid being discussed with Brussels,... 

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Family-owned business pioneers pumping solutions for four decades
13th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

With over four decades of experience in the development of pumping solutions, family-owned company Creamers Lubrication Products, which owns Pumprite and is based in Alrode, has firmly established... 

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More urgency needed for CCUS development - Woodmac
13th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Advisory firm Wood Mackenzie (Woodmac) has called for urgency to meet the seven-billion tonnes carbon capture required to meet the global net zero goals by 2050. Speaking in Houston this year,... 

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Cutter fans enhance performance in pump agitation
13th October 2023

The integration of innovative features in pump design has significantly enhanced performance and efficiency, with significant benefits for lowering total cost of ownership. One such component, the... 

The West African Birimian Greenstone Belt is highly prospective and underexplored
Miner focuses on regional growth
13th October 2023

Gold miner Endeavour Mining reports strong operational and financial performance, as well as on-track guidance and robust shareholder returns, following the release of the company’s second-quarter... 

The Sukari underground mine
New Sukari LoM plan to lower operational risks, carbon emissions
12th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

London- and Toronto-listed Centamin has unveiled details of a new life-of-mine (LoM) plan for its Sukari gold mine, in Egypt, which will deliver consistent gold production of 506 000 oz/y over the... 

Tamboran proposes move to the US
12th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Natural gas developer Tamboran Resources has announced its intention to re-domicile the company and its subsidiaries from Australia to the US, by way of a proposed scheme of arrangement. All... 

Mothballed Saldanha Steel Works, in the Western Cape
Study under way into producing green direct reduced iron at mothballed Saldanha Works
11th October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) is moving ahead with a study into the production of green hydrogen directly reduced iron (gHDRI) at its mothballed Saldanha Steel Works, in the... 

Billionaire Paolo Rocca has a plan B for lithium if Alpha bid fails
11th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Billionaire Paolo Rocca’s oil drilling unit will enter the lithium business one way or another — saying it’s lining up other options in case it fails with a $1-billion plan to develop a project in... 

Australian court backs coal mine expansions in key climate case
11th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

An Australian court backed the government’s decision to approve expansions of two coal mines in a case that’s challenged the climate credentials of Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s... 

More green industrial policy support needed in commodity-dependent countries
10th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) has called on the global community to provide support for green industrial policies in commodity-dependent developing countries to... 

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ACCC clears Origin takeover
10th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has granted approval for the A$18.4-billion acquisition of ASX-listed Origin Energy by a consortium consisting of includes Brookfield... 

A hydrogen-fuelled truck
Industries must choose and move on most important hydrogen uses first
10th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Hydrogen can be used in a range of applications and it is important to select the most important use cases for green hydrogen, upon which industries worldwide must then move on. Multinational gas... 

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Aus to remain LNG trading giant - Minister
10th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King on Tuesday said that the Future Gas Strategy discussion paper, released earlier this month, was wholly cognisant of the need for Australia to consider its... 

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New Abaxx exchange to expand EV metals offering beyond nickel
10th October 2023 By: Reuters

A new Singapore-based commodities exchange, preparing to roll-out a futures contract for nickel used in electric vehicles (EVs), also aims to add contracts for other metals used in EV batteries,... 

The Kusile power station
Kusile Unit 3 supplying 720 MW to grid, Eskom confirms
9th October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom has confirmed that Unit 3 at the Kusile coal-fired power station is currently providing 720 MW into the electricity grid using a temporary flue that bypasses the flue-gas desulphurisation... 

Mike Fraser
Mike Fraser appointed Gold Fields CEO
9th October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE- and NYSE-listed Gold Fields has appointed Mike Fraser CEO and executive director of the company with effect from January 1, 2024. Fraser is currently CEO of Aim-listed Chaarat Gold Holdings.... 

Appian's Fund III has formed a joint venture with Osisko Metals to develop the Pine Point zinc and lead project in Canada.
Strong support for Appian’s third fund as it secures $2bn
9th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Despite a challenging fundraising landscape in the private equity sector, Appian Capital Advisory has secured substantial commitments for its third fund (Fund III), which is targeting mid-tier... 

Anson confirms Green River plant location
6th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Anson Resources has confirmed the location of its proposed processing plant at the recently acquired Green River lithium project, in Utah. The company said on Friday that the... 

Pluto now fully remote
6th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy major Woodside is now operating its Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, in Western Australia, remotely from Perth, some 1 500km away. The remote operations center, dubbed Moorditj... 

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EPR regulations positive for waste reduction
6th October 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

The amended Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) regulations, instituted in November 2020, require product importers and manufacturers in the packaging industry to contribute towards the... 

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Energy transition has potential to dramatically increase demand for steel
6th October 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With local electricity grid constraints becoming more prevalent and given the global emphasis on decarbonisation, the ongoing energy transition, as well as loadshedding, are expected to present... 

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Noxious trade-offs
6th October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The decision by Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy to uphold a decision of the National Air Quality Officer (NAQO) to permit the Kusile power station to postpone its... 

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Pilgangoora midstream demonstration plant, Australia
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project aims to demonstrate the potential to reduce carbon emissions intensity for the hard-rock lithium supply chain. 

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WAH2 project, Australia
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study has demonstrated the technical and financial viability of WAH2. 

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Barrambie titanium/vanadium project, Australia – update
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Neometals has abandoned talks with China’s Jiuxing Titanium Materials Co for offtakes from the project. 

Recycling economy initiatives create value
6th October 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Although South Africa is leading the African continent in terms of waste management and recycling, the unauthorised disposal of waste and littering is still rampant, says Zero Waste operations... 

The webinar was facilitated by Chris Whyte and the panelists include Yolandi Kruger; Bonte Edwards, Keith Anderson; and Suzan Oelofse.
Speakers deliberate waste management challenges amid moves to a circular economy
5th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The concept of the circular economy has gained significant traction as a sustainable alternative to traditional linear economic models in recent years and is characterised by the principles of... 

Illustration of proposed green hydrogen plant to be built in Namibia
Green hydrogen needed to decarbonise the world, including Africa
4th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

One of the main areas of focus during negotiations between Germany and Namibia to establish green hydrogen production was to create a value chain in Namibia, as the aim is not only the export of... 

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