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Exploration debate highlights Nema challenge  

By: Martin Creamer     Updated 2 hours 17 minutes ago The withdrawal of a portion of the National Environmental Management Act (Nema) has created a major challenge for mineral exploration in South Africa, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) co-sponsored exploration webinar highlighted on Thursday. Taking part in the panel discussion under... 

NSDV prepares for outsourcing trend in mineral rights management

2nd December 2021 Specialist mining law firm creates outsourced compliance solution for Africa’s mining industry The global trend towards green energy and sustainable environmental management is placing almost impossible regulatory pressure on mining companies and the bodies that regulate them. South African... 

WA releases strategies to reduce emissions

By: Esmarie Iannucci     2nd December 2021 The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (Appea) on Thursday said that its members in Western Australia were committed to a cleaner energy future and will continue to work closely with the state government  on measures that reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with... 

DTIC to submit EV policy to Cabinet before year-end – Mlota

By: Irma Venter     26th November 2021 The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) should present a refined new-energy vehicle (NEV) policy to Cabinet before the end of the year, says DTIC automotives chief director Mkhululi Mlota. The DTIC in May issued a Draft Green Paper on the Advancement of New-Energy Vehicles in... 

Law firm creates outsourced compliance solution for mining industry 

By: Martin Creamer     25th November 2021 A specialist mining law firm, which prefers people to paper, has created an outsourced compliance solution for Africa’s mining industry. NSDV will not simply rely on the paper trail when a client calls with an issue, but instead phone, WhatsApp, or drive there and chat to the officials. 

Newmont enlarges board, appoints two new members

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th November 2021 Gold mining major Newmont has increased the size of its board from 11 to 13 members and appointed Emma FitzGerald and Mary Laschinger to serve as independent directors from December 1. FitzGerald, 54, is the former CEO of Puma Energy and a leader in delivering energy solutions around the world. 

CME highlights hydrogen potential for WA

By: Esmarie Iannucci     24th November 2021 A position paper by the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) has highlighted the opportunities and challenges that a hydrogen economy would present to both the state of Western Australia, and Australia as a whole. CME CEO Paul Everingham noted in the report that the... 

Govt weighing more gas at Wallumbilla

By: Esmarie Iannucci     17th November 2021 The federal government has called for comment on a consultation paper that seeks to to increase liquidity and flexibility in the east coast gas market through enhancements to the Wallumbilla gas supply hub and the pipeline capacity trading framework. Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions... 

Expect to be unemployed from age 40, Miller warns graduates entering mining   

By: Martin Creamer     15th November 2021 Because of the collapse of investment in greenfields exploration in South Africa, any mining graduate entering the profession today can expect to be unemployed from the age of 40, said AmaranthCX director and founder Paul Miller on Monday, when he pointed out that South Africa is now at an... 

Chain and sprockets offer cost savings on power transmission

12th November 2021 Engineering solutions provider BMG’s total plant management solutions encompass a technical advisory service for maintenance programmes that includes correct chain and sprocket selection, a critical factor in any power transmission system. “We believe that by investing in quality branded power... 

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