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Kalahari Energy Botswana awarded preferred bidder status for the construction of a 97MW Coal Bed Methane (CBM) fuelled IPP-owned power station.

4th June 2019 Kalahari Energy Botswana, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Sekaname (Pty) Ltd, has been notified by the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security that it has been awarded Preferred Bidder status for the construction of a CBM-fuelled, IPP-owned power... 

Merkel seeks to heal rift over role of coal in Germany's economy

By: Bloomberg     14th January 2019 Angela Merkel this week will seek to bridge divisions in Germany about how quickly to cut the nation’s reliance on coal, a controversial issue that has sparked violent clashes between green protesters and police and rattled its brittle governing coalition. The Chancellor will use a Tuesday... 

NLC India appoints Adani subsidiary as MDO for Odisha coal blocks

By: Ajoy K Das     27th March 2018 NLC India (formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation) has signed up Adani Enterprises’ subsidiary Talabira Odisha Mining Private as the mine-developer operator (MDO) for the Talabira II and Talabira III coal blocks in Odisha. In a regulatory filing, Adani Enterprises said that it had “signed a coal... 

Trans-Siberian sets 2018 production guidance

By: Simone Liedtke     23rd March 2018 LSE-listed Trans-Siberian Gold (TSG) is targeting gold production of between 36 000 oz and 40 000 oz in 2018, with the upper end of the range representing a 9% year-on-year increase in total output. This follows a strong performance in 2017, when the Russia-focused miner exceeded its guidance,... 

S Africa’s coal mining set for growth

By: Donald Makhafola     16th March 2018 Coal mining and mining in general have received a boost in confidence following the inauguration of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa who has committed to transforming mining from "a sunset to a sunrise industry". This is likely to solve policy uncertainty and lure investors, says... 

Coal remains a main source of energy in Africa

By: Donald Makhafola     16th March 2018 Coal will maintain its status as a robust, baseload energy source for the foreseeable future in Africa,  says South Africa-based diversified resources company Exxaro coal operations executive head Dr Nombasa Tsengwa, who tells Mining Weekly that coal is cheap and that more than 1 600 coal-fired... 

Coal, rapid loadout projects under construction - Exxaro 

By: Martin Creamer     13th March 2018 Diversified mining company Exxaro Resources, which began a R13-billion coal expansion programme in the second half of last year, has three coal projects and a rapid loadout station under construction, and is at the ready to develop another two coal projects, pending Department of Energy and Eskom... 

SA Hippo Submersible Slurry Pump® goes to Sierra Leone Diamond Mine

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th March 2018 HAZLETON PUMPS® successfully manufactured and delivered five HIPPO Submersible Slurry pumps® for Carl Hamm PPS (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of the German company Carl Hamm GMPH. Carl Hamm Pipes Pumps Solutions specializes in dewatering from surface where access is problematic and provide complete... 

CIL revives ‘own-your-wagon’ plans

By: Ajoy K Das     27th February 2018 Acknowledging transportation and logistical bottlenecks as large contributing factors to dry fuel shortages at end-users plants, Coal India Limited (CIL) is drawing up plans to acquire its own railway wagons. The five-year plan will entail CIL acquiring its own wagons to transport coal to thermal... 

Miners report some infrastructure damage after Papua quake

By: Reuters     27th February 2018 Miners in northwest Papua New Guinea reported some damage to infrastructure following a powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake on the weekend, as projects in the resource-rich region assess the impact on their operations. Barrick Gold said a power station that supplies its Porgera gold mine had been... 

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