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Glencore’s former top copper trader joins digital metal startup
5th January 2022 By: Bloomberg

Glencore’s former head of copper marketing, Nico Paraskevas, joined Open Mineral as a senior adviser after investing in the digital metals trading startup. Paraskevas, who left Glencore during a... 


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Eskom insists it has applied for a 20.5% tariff hike, as Nersa table shows 32.15%
13th December 2021 By: Terence Creamer

State-owned electricity utility Eskom continues to maintain that its revenue application, including the implementation of regulatory clearing account (RCA) decisions already made, would translate... 


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Tech to address excessive fines production
10th December 2021

The shift to mechanised mining in the coal industry has had the side-effect of an excessive quantity of fines being produced, which often means that the thickeners deployed in minerals-processing... 


Santos puts ink to paper on Barossa deal
9th December 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos this week signed a binding sale and purchase agreement (SPA) to sell a 12.5% interest in the Barossa project to an Australian subsidiary of project partner JERA. The two... 


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Nersa sets timetable for adjudication of Eskom’s 20.5% tariff application
8th December 2021 By: Terence Creamer

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has finally initiated public consultations on Eskom’s 2022/23 revenue application, following a long delay that culminated in a December 3 court... 


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Nersa gears up to release consultation paper on Eskom’s latest revenue application
6th December 2021 By: Terence Creamer

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) will release a consultation paper on December 8 alongside Eskom’s fifth multiyear price determination application (MYPD5), which covers the... 


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Exploration debate highlights Nema challenge
3rd December 2021 By: Martin Creamer

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)... 


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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... 


WA releases strategies to reduce emissions
2nd December 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

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... 


DTIC to submit EV policy to Cabinet before year-end – Mlota
26th November 2021 By: Irma Venter

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... 


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Law firm creates outsourced compliance solution for mining industry
25th November 2021 By: Martin Creamer

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... 


Newmont enlarges board, appoints two new members
24th November 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

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,... 


CME highlights hydrogen potential for WA
24th November 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

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... 


Govt weighing more gas at Wallumbilla
17th November 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

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... 


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Expect to be unemployed from age 40, Miller warns graduates entering mining
15th November 2021 By: Martin Creamer

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... 


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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... 


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Breathalysers safe despite Covid
5th November 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

With the onset of Covid-19, breathalyser specialist Alcohol Breathalysers was presented with the unique challenge of supplying alcohol breathalysers for workplaces and the mining industry that are... 


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Local-content policies need fine-tuning
5th November 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

While the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) has worked closely with the valve manufacturing industry and industry bodies to boost the industry and local content, policies... 


Top-performing South African fund rides bet on energy stocks
4th November 2021 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s top-performing equity fund has reaped the benefit of a wager that battered stocks, particularly in the energy sector, would flourish as economies rebounded from the worst of the... 


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EV revolution to be felt in SA in 2022, but affordability concerns linger
29th October 2021 By: Irma Venter

South African new-vehicle buyers will have a choice of about 20 battery electric vehicles (BEVs) by 2023. This is a significant jump from the current four models available in local showrooms. While... 


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Nersa to oppose Eskom’s move to have MYPD5 rejection set aside
28th October 2021 By: Terence Creamer

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has notified the Gauteng division of the High Court that it will oppose Eskom’s application to have the regulator’s decision to reject the... 


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Miners to benefit from Australia's net zero plan - Minister
28th October 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government said on Thursday that the Long-Term Emissions Reduction Plan, introduced earlier this week, would strengthen Australia’s agriculture, mining and manufacturing sectors, while... 


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Company offers diverse conveyor chains
22nd October 2021

Engineering solutions provider BMG’s comprehensive range of power transmission components incorporates chain manufacturer ZMC industrial conveyor chains, which offer dependable service in diverse... 


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Nersa yet to decide if it will oppose Eskom’s MYPD5 court application
19th October 2021 By: Terence Creamer

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has confirmed the receipt of Eskom’s High Court application, through which the utility is seeking to have the regulator’s decision to reject... 


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Weekly SA Coal Report
18th October 2021

Another incredibly volatile week with Chinese domestic prices reaching new highs, although both physical and paper coal markers sold off together with power and gas prices. As coal continues to lag... 


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Eskom seeks urgent court order to have 2022/23 tariff application adjudicated by Nersa
15th October 2021 By: Terence Creamer

State-owned electricity utility Eskom has approached the Gauteng High Court to have the regulator’s recent decision to reject its revenue application for the period 2022/23 to 2024/25 set aside for... 


Company aims to create sustainable packaging
15th October 2021 By: Anna Moross

Food packaging and processing company Tetra Pak aims to ensure sustainable packaging for its products by using ecofriendly material throughout the design and manufacture of the packaging. 


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New asynchronous range available
8th October 2021

Industrial equipment supplier BMG’s team of electric motor designers and engineers has worked closely with global electric motor specialists to develop high-efficiency Synergy electric motors, to... 


New initiative aims to increase smartphone access to narrow mobile Internet use gap
8th October 2021 By: Natasha Odendaal

Vodafone Group and the United Nation’s (UN’s) International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have partnered to launch an initiative aimed at identifying policy, commercial and circular-economy... 


Holistic approach needed to achieve a just transition, says panel
7th October 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With environmental, social and governance (ESG) aspects often related to solving issues in an area or country, thinking is starting to shift away from managing the Covid-19 crisis and vaccine... 


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Eskom says Nersa’s MYPD5 rejection creates ‘regulatory vacuum’
1st October 2021 By: Terence Creamer

State-owned utility Eskom says the rejection, by the Energy Regulator, of its latest allowable-revenue application has created a regulatory vacuum for the electricity supply industry. “Eskom is... 


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Eskom mulls legal options as Energy Regulator rejects MYPD5 application
30th September 2021 By: Terence Creamer

The Energy Regulator has voted to reject Eskom’s fifth multiyear price determination (MYPD5) application for the three financial years from 2022/23 to 2024/25 and will now request the utility to... 


Barloworld reflects on resilient group performance
28th September 2021 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed equipment and services company Barloworld says the group achieved a resilient performance for the 11 months to August 31, in what remains a tough operating environment. The resilient... 


Hydrogen Council calls for A$10bn net zero fund
28th September 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Hydrogen Council has urged action on the part of the federal government in order to achieve net zero emissions with the assistance of the hydrogen industry. In a white paper... 


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Immediate introduction of new tariff methodology ‘not feasible’
27th September 2021 By: Terence Creamer

State-owned electricity utility Eskom says it is “not feasible” for the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) to make a revenue determination, for implementation on April 1 2022, on the... 


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Weekly SA coal report
27th September 2021

As China pledges to stop financing international coal projects, local coal producers have met to try and resolve the ongoing domestic coal shortage, as the winter peak generation season approaches.... 


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Programme expands into other provinces
24th September 2021 By: Darren Parker

National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa’s (NCPC-SA’s) Industrial Symbiosis Programme (ISP) is on track to be launched in the Eastern Cape and the Free State before the end of the year, says... 


Taking the digital route in underground mining
22nd September 2021

As the mineral sector seeks safer and more automated operations in line with the ‘smart mining’ vision, leading underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation is making good progress... 


Govt calls for JMEI inputs
16th September 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government has called for consultation in the impact of the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI), which is helping to fund the exploration of new resource deposits. Federal... 


DRDGold’s Pretorius highlights rising importance of ESG for miners
14th September 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Gold producer DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius told investment firm CX Investments in an interview that investors were becoming more supportive of projects that may not necessarily have vast economic... 


Is convenient repair request logging the key to improved uptime?
14th September 2021

The right tools, appropriate systems and accurate data could make a considerable impact on the ease and speed at which equipment is repaired in your organisation. Verdantix’s latest research... 


The role and importance of Reliability Engineering
14th September 2021

The question often arises on the actual role and responsibility of a Reliability Engineer. This article considers where Reliability Engineers fit into an organisation, what kind of data they... 


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Freight, logistics integration key to successful intracontinental trade
10th September 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Although the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement aims to achieve an economically integrated continent, with successful trading among African countries, the Trade Research... 


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