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Sizabantu Piping Systems
Sizabantu Piping Systems
12th March 2021

Established in 2002, Sizabantu Piping Systems has been changing the lives of people across Southern Africa for nearly 20 years, by ensuring the provision of clean, potable water. With its first... 


Fasken panel that discussed hydrogen.
Mines anywhere, everywhere can go green – Hydrogen Optimized
8th March 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Owing to the ubiquity of the world’s sun and the wind, all mines have the opportunity to generate their own green electricity no matter where they are located in the world, Hydrogen Optimized CEO... 


Iron Bridge magnetite project – Stage 2, Australia – update
Iron Bridge magnetite project – Stage 2, Australia – update
5th March 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Fortescue Metals has postponed first production from its Iron Bridge magnetite mine. 


Keystone XL’s death sparks rush to ship oil-sands crude by rail
24th February 2021 By: Bloomberg

US President Joe Biden’s decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline is sparking renewed interest in shipping Canadian oil-sands crude by rail, and that comes with its own environmental risks.... 


Oil Search starts FEED in Alaska
22nd February 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Oil Search has announced front-end engineering design (FEED) for Phase 1 of its Pikka project, in Alaska. The Phase 1 project would include a single drill site and an 80 000 bbl/d... 


OceanaGold swings to a loss
OceanaGold swings to a loss
19th February 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Dual listed gold miner OceanaGold has reported a 23.2% fall in revenue for the full 2020, compared with 2019, with the miner swinging to a loss of $150.4-million on the back of declining gold and... 


OPPORTUNITIES GALORE 
There is no doubt that Africa remains open for exploration by oil and gas companies
Unpacking opportunities in Africa’s gas sector
19th February 2021

Africa’s oil and gas potential will grow significantly over the next two decades, driven by population growth, urbanisation and the emergence of a wealthier middle class in Africa, according to the... 


First ore from Iron Bridge delayed
18th February 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore miner Fortescue Metals has pushed back first production from its Iron Bridge magnetite mine, in the Pilbara, to the second half of 2022, confirming cost blow-outs on Thursday. The miner... 


Joyce Evans ran her own coal yard until 2000 and still works at the site near the convergence of Tennessee, Virginia and Kentucky.
Biden assurances on jobs sting like insults in mines, oil patch
16th February 2021 By: Bloomberg

The Biden administration has gotten off to a rough start trying to reassure coal miners and oil workers whose jobs are threatened by the president’s fight against climate change. Vice President... 


Upheaval is coming to South Africa over the shift away from coal
16th February 2021 By: Bloomberg

A photograph in the entrance hall at Komati Power Station shows the plant in better times, its nine generating units belching steam and smoke into the night sky. Those days are never coming back:... 


Tin production to rebound in 2021, says Fitch Solutions
12th February 2021 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Financial risk management, solutions and insights company Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research expects global tin mine production to rebound this year, as mines in Indonesia and Peru... 


CASH INJECTION 
Conventional energy producers, transportation companies, and power suppliers are making substantial investments in hydrogen
Canadian firm launches pioneering hydrogen advisory team
12th February 2021

Canadian law firm Fasken has launched a new Hydrogen Energy Advisory Team (H2EAT), a pioneering initiative to help clients navigate the global transition to a clean hydrogen economy. 


New explorer gets Surat acreage
3rd February 2021

The Queensland government has appointed first-time explorer AusGasCo CSG as the preferred tenderer to explore for gas on two blocks in the Bowen and Surat basins. “Not only are we are doing all we... 


Sibanye highlights importance of wetland preservation
Sibanye highlights importance of wetland preservation
2nd February 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater has highlighted the importance of preserving wetlands, as it celebrates World Wetlands Day on February 2. Sibanye operates in South Africa and the US,... 


Minerals Council South Africa president Mxolisi Mgojo
‘We need exploration to grow our industry’ – Minerals Council
1st February 2021 By: Martin Creamer

“We need exploration to grow our industry,” Minerals Council South Africa president Mxolisi Mgojo said on Monday during a virtual State of the Mining Nation media briefing in which he described... 


Arne Frandsen
New ‘green’ platinum project leaps out of starting blocks
29th January 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The innovative new platinum group metals mining and processing project that slashes 82% off electricity use and elevates platinum to a new high level of greenness, leapt out of its starting blocks... 


John Kerry, special presidential envoy for climate, during a news conference at the White House on Wednesday.
Biden’s early climate blitz goes faster, further than expected
28th January 2021 By: Bloomberg

Oil and gas companies knew they would face a fight with President Joe Biden, who had campaigned on tackling climate change. Nobody expected fossil fuel to come under such an immediate attack.... 


Biden poised to freeze oil and coal leasing on federal land
Biden poised to freeze oil and coal leasing on federal land
22nd January 2021 By: Bloomberg

President Joe Biden is poised to suspend the sale of oil and gas leases on federal land, which accounts for about a tenth of US supplies, according to four people familiar with the matter. The... 


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Company offers HDPE pipes for sanitation in Kenya
22nd January 2021

Bringing innovative solutions and providing and maintaining safe off-site and decentralised sanitation systems cannot happen without new investment and human technical capacity – which is... 


Sedibelo's Pilanesberg Platinum Mines opertional area.
60Moz Sedibelo platinum expansion, construction of Kell beneficiation plant given green light
22nd January 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Sedibelo Platinum Mines Limited has announced the expansion of operations at Pilanesberg Platinum Mines into contiguous deposits of Sedibelo Central,... 


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
For Trudeau, life after Trump is off to surprisingly rocky start
21st January 2021 By: Bloomberg

President Joe Biden’s cancellation of the Keystone XL project has put Justin Trudeau in a no-win situation. He has no good options to retaliate. But a failure to fight back could fracture the unity... 


Biden to bar Keystone pipeline in reversal of early Trump move
Biden to bar Keystone pipeline in reversal of early Trump move
20th January 2021 By: Bloomberg

Joe Biden will cancel the Keystone XL oil pipeline hours after becoming president on Wednesday, killing once again a cross-border project that had won a four-year reprieve under his Republican... 


US president-elect Joe Biden's campaign promise to cancel the crude pipeline’s licence is haunting the Canadian oil sands industry.
Keystone XL may be sold for scrap if Biden moves to kill project
19th January 2021 By: Bloomberg

The Canadian province that invested $1.1-billion of taxpayers’ money in the controversial Keystone XL project is now considering the sale of pipe and materials to try to recoup some funds. “If the... 


How new ‘super’ sensors could make mining safer
18th January 2021

Spider-Man may have spidey-senses, but they are no match for Dr Toan Dinh’s ‘super’ sensors. Like Peter Parker’s superhero ability to sense imminent danger, Dr Dinh’s sensors are designed to help... 


Arne Frandsen
New ‘green’ platinum project leaps out of starting blocks, will use 82% less electricity
11th January 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The innovative new platinum group metals mining and processing project that slashes 82% off electricity use and elevates platinum to a new high level of greenness, leapt out of its starting blocks... 


Donald Trump
Trump moves to loosen mining regulations, approve projects as he exits
8th January 2021 By: Reuters

Outgoing US President Donald Trump's administration is moving to loosen mining regulations and green light new mineral projects before leaving office this month, with successor Joe Biden unable to... 


Exporting the US shale boom has changed oil markets forever
8th January 2021 By: Bloomberg

Five years ago on New Year’s Eve, the Theo T left the Texas Gulf Coast with the first US shale crude shipment overseas. The oil, gathered from nearby ConocoPhillips wells and sold to trading giant... 


Oil sands win favour on Wall Street after years in shale's shadow
14th December 2020 By: Bloomberg

After years in the shadow of the US shale boom, the Canadian oil sands are emerging from 2020’s historic market crash with a slew of upbeat outlooks from Wall Street equity analysts. Morgan... 


Infrastructure changes afoot in WA
11th December 2020 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government has introduced new rules to fast-track mining projects to production. Mining companies were previously required to have all land access licences granted prior to... 


Sedibelo's Pilanesberg Platinum Mines opertional area.
60Moz Sedibelo platinum expansion, construction of Kell beneficiation plant
11th December 2020 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Sedibelo Platinum Mines Limited has announced the expansion of operations at Pilanesberg Platinum Mines into contiguous deposits of Sedibelo Central,... 


Mardie salt and potash project, Australia – update
Mardie salt and potash project, Australia – update
11th December 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

BCI Minerals has entered into an access agreement with the leaseholder of the Mardie station, which overlaps small areas of the proposed Mardie project development footprint and tenure. 


STEVE CATHEY 
We aim to become the go-to engineering team to solve the challenges around transitional ores that many copper producing mining houses are currently facing
Company involved in plant construction for DRC mine
4th December 2020 By: Cameron Mackay

Local consulting firm Metallurgical Engineering Technology and Construction (METC) was approached in 2017 to provide detailed engineering and equipment supply for the Mutoshi copper mine, in the... 


Insurers might be shunning coal, but they still like fossil fuels
2nd December 2020 By: Bloomberg

Even as more insurers across the globe back away from coal, many in the US continue to encourage fossil fuel pollution by underwriting the risk involved in oil and gas exploration and production.... 


BCI secures Mardie access
27th November 2020 By: Mariaan Webb

Developer BCI Minerals has entered into an access agreement with the lease holder of the Mardie station, which overlaps in small areas with the proposed Mardie project development footprint and... 


APA invests A$460m in WA pipeline
APA invests A$460m in WA pipeline
25th November 2020 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy infrastructure provider APA on Wednesday announced a A$460-million investment to construct a 580-km pipeline in Western Australia to connect the emerging gas fields in the Perth basin to the... 


Keystone XL gets Indigenous investment with hopes to woo Biden
Keystone XL gets Indigenous investment with hopes to woo Biden
18th November 2020 By: Bloomberg

Keystone XL is receiving an investment from Canadian indigenous groups in a deal that TC Energy hopes will help save its embattled oil pipeline project from being scrapped by US President-elect Joe... 


Logistics index shows ‘strong growth’ in third quarter, following decline in prior three months
13th November 2020 By: Irma Venter

The South African logistics sector has just recorded its strongest ever quarter of growth, according to the newest Ctrack Freight & Transport Index (CFTI). In June, at the end of the second... 


Jemena planning A$5bn gas investment
Jemena planning A$5bn gas investment
11th November 2020 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy infrastructure developer Jemena has unveiled plans for a A$5-billion investment that could see more gas production from the Northern Territory. The company this week announced that it had... 


Former Vice President Joe Biden and US Senator and Democratic candidate for Vice President Kamala Harris celebrate.
Biden win may curb US oil drilling, super-charge renewables
9th November 2020 By: Bloomberg

Biden’s victory could end up reshaping the US energy sector in years to come, although the President-elect may have limited room to maneuver given that control of the Senate remains unclear. The... 


FINE WORK
The $18-billion Dangote integrated refinery and petrochemical complex is expected to be operational by next year
African decarbonisation remains a distant ideal
6th November 2020 By: Darren Parker

The complete decarbonisation of Africa will not occur in the short or medium term, although some progress will be made in the long term, says professional services firm Deloitte Africa energy and... 


Proximity alone insufficient to assure SA firms any share of Moz gas action
Proximity alone insufficient to assure SA firms any share of Moz gas action
6th November 2020 By: Darren Parker

Much can still be done by South African business to ensure that opportunities stemming from Mozambique’s myriad large-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects do not pass them by. Various LNG... 


Germany examines ammonia to deliver green fuel for industry
Germany examines ammonia to deliver green fuel for industry
5th November 2020 By: Bloomberg

Germany is looking at using ammonia and methanol as ways to deliver hydrogen as a clean-burning fuel for industry, part of its effort to make Europe’s biggest economy climate-neutral by 2050. The... 


Election will decide fate of Alaska gold mine, shift to e-cars
Election will decide fate of Alaska gold mine, shift to e-cars
29th October 2020 By: Bloomberg

Oil drilling in the Arctic and the Pebble gold mine in Alaska aren’t actually on the ballot -- but they might as well be. The controversial projects are hanging in the balance of the presidential... 


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