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Digital Cloud base solution manage remote breath alcohol testing

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     17th September 2021 Breathalyser specialist Alcohol Breathalysers is in the early stages of rolling out its iSober Breathalyser App & Cloud Service which is a breath alcohol test management tool and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store, Apple App Store or Huawei App Gallery. This application (app) is a new... 

House set to advance offshore drilling ban in $31bn bill

By: Bloomberg     9th September 2021 Congressional Democrats are poised to advance sweeping legislation to combat climate change that would, if the Senate goes along, block drilling in most US offshore waters and invest tens of billions of dollars in resilience measures. The bill, set to be approved by the House Natural Resources... 

Offshore drilling ban and mining curbs edge closer to passage

By: Bloomberg     3rd September 2021 Legislation to block oil drilling in most US waters and Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge edged closer to passage Thursday, as the House Natural Resources Committee rejected more than a dozen changes sought by Republicans. The bill would slap new fees on oil and mining companies and... 

Focus on South Africa’s critical PGMs supply role increasing – Implats 

By: Martin Creamer     2nd September 2021 The critical role South Africa plays in the supply of platinum group metals (PGMs) is gaining increasing focus, Implats said on Thursday. Following a period where South Africa’s relevance and the country’s importance tended to be discounted on the assumption that sourcing could be done from... 

Hydrogen a suitable greener alternative

By: Nadine Ramdass     27th August 2021 South Africa’s Gas Act defines “gas” as natural gas (CH4) and hydrogen (H2). Hydrogen will, in the future, be a suitable substitute for natural gas to support decarbonisation, says South African Oil and Gas Alliance (SAOGA) Gas Economy Leadership Group chairperson Craig Morkel. However, the... 

Stainless pump installed in lime slaker

20th August 2021 A stainless steel Grundfos booster pump is at work at water reclamation and desalination technology company Nafasi Water’s recently commissioned lime-slaking facility in the Mpumalanga coal mining region. 

Gas supply shortfall 'increasingly likely' - ACCC

By: Esmarie Iannucci     17th August 2021 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned that a supply shortfall in Australia’s east coast gas market was increasingly likely. In its latest gas report, the ACCC revealed that a shortfall of 2 PJ could arise across the entire east coast gas market next year, driven by... 

Shell to pay $110m to end 30-year Nigeria oil spill case

By: Bloomberg     12th August 2021 Royal Dutch Shell’s Nigerian unit agreed to pay a community in the West African country more than $110-million to resolve a long-running dispute over an oil spill that occurred more than 50 years ago. The Anglo-Dutch energy giant will pay the Ejama-Ebubu people 45.7-billion naira ($110.9-million)... 

Fitch Solutions expects a good year for tin output amid price rally

By: Marleny Arnoldi     10th August 2021 Market research firm Fitch Solutions says high prices and less interruption from Covid-19 are driving tin mine production growth this year. This is a positive turn on the 1.3% year-on-year contraction in tin mine output recorded in 2020. 

Coal-reliant South Africa is turning to gas power

By: Bloomberg     3rd August 2021 Power failures have become routine in South Africa. At the same time, the country wants to wean itself off the coal that generates more than 80% of its electricity and makes it the world’s ­twelfth‑biggest source of greenhouse gases. Most of South Africa’s power stations are near the end of their... 

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