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Arrowsmith hydrogen plant closer to development
18th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government has flagged a memorandum of understanding between green hydrogen developer Infinite Green Energy (IGE) and Samsung C&T to develop and build the Arrowsmith hydrogen... 

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
South Africa needs oil, gas, nuclear, as well as renewables – Mantashe
17th May 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Delivering the keynote address at the Enlit Africa conference in Cape Town on Wednesday, South African Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe reported that the current moratorium on... 

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South Australia to introduce hydrogen Act
17th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The South Australian government this week announced details to establish a world-first Hydrogen and Renewable Energy Act, aimed at slashing red tape, streamlining processes, and building the... 

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Appea calls for national CCUS strategy
17th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The oil and gas industry has called on the federal government to jointly develop a national carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) strategy. Speaking the Australian Petroleum Production &... 

Grid capacity is a national priority to solve, the PCC argued
Climate commission recommends grid PPPs to speed up just energy transition
15th May 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The Presidential Climate Commission (PCC) is recommending that alternative investment models, including public-private partnerships (PPPs), be explored to expand and strengthen South Africa’s... 

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Pan African advances renewables procurement plans
15th May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Midtier Africa-focused gold producer Pan African Resources has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) agreement with renewable energy company Juwi Renewable Energies for an 8.75... 

Appea proposes Net Zero Zones in new report
15th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A new report developed by the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) and supported by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has... 

Industrial Land Panel approves Maitland allocations
15th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government’s Industrial Lands Panel has approved allocations of land for four projects in Maitland Strategic Industrial Area (SIA), with the potential to unlock... 

Automotive market continues to drive platinum demand – WPIC
12th May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The automotive market will remain the biggest demand segment for platinum for the foreseeable future, comprising between 31% and 46% of total demand, as it has for the last five years, reports the... 

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Carbon border adjustment scheme raises anxiety among SA exporters
12th May 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Companies in countries that are carbon-intensive, such as South Africa, may face carbon border adjustment tariffs that are also linked to Scope 3, or indirect, emissions as the European Union (EU)... 

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Mining workforce trainer eyes capitalisation of African mining uptick
12th May 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Mining sector training solutions provider Prisma Training Solutions is hoping to position its tailored training solutions to capitalise on the expectation of an increase in mining activity in... 

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Zero Carbon lithium project, Germany – update
12th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Vulcan Energy has launched a A$109-million single-tranche share placement to sophisticated and professional investors to progress its renewable-energy and lithium project. 

Presidency project management office head Rudi Dicks
Urgent skills development roadmap required for a just energy transition
11th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

To successfully effect a just energy transition (JET), South Africa needs to urgently identify the skills required and create a skills development roadmap, as it could take between five and ten... 

The Green's Creek mine
Silver outshines Hecla's gold revenue
11th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

As precious metals miner Hecla is continuing to grow its silver production, silver revenue has exceeded gold revenue for the second consecutive quarter, president and CEO Philip Baker reported on... 

WA budget delivers another surplus
11th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government on Thursday reported a budget surplus of A$3.3-billion in 2023-24, with a surplus position maintained over the next four years, supporting a record A$39-billion in... 

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Core gets approval for second mine
11th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Northern Territory government has granted lithium miner Core Lithium mining approval for its BP33 underground mine, the second proposed mine at the Finniss lithium operation near Darwin. Core... 

Africa needs $700bn of finance for green energy and metals
10th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Africa will need more than $700-billion in finance over the next decade to develop renewable power and mines to extract the metals required for the green energy transition, according to Standard... 

Independent precious metals consultant Dr David Davis
First renewable energy for platinum group metals expected before year-end, says Auctus
10th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

An outline of the short-term and medium-term renewable energy plans of South Africa’s large platinum group metals (PGM) mining companies is provided in the latest Auctus Metal Portfolios report, a... 

The Pumpkin Hollow operation in Nevada
Nevada Copper unveils $115m package to ramp up Pumpkin Hollow
10th May 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Base metals developer Nevada Copper has announced a significant financing package to ramp up its Pumpkin Hollow underground mine, where mining activities were suspended last year owing to liquidity... 

A$126m to be spent of forward planning at SWIS
10th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian state government has allocated A$126-million to kickstart early network planning, following the release of a landmark report into the future of the state’s main electricity... 

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Resources drives Budget to surplus
10th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal Budget had delivered a A$4.2-billion surplus, a significant turnaround from the A$32-billion deficit unveiled last year, with the government announcing a range of investments to fund... 

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Aus to invest A$2bn on hydrogen future
10th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian government has unveiled a A$2-billion investment into a new Hydrogen Headstart program to scale up development of Australia’s renewable hydrogen industry. Climate Change and Energy... 

Eskom's Kusile power plant
Biggest African bank cites energy needs in fossil fuel defense
9th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s biggest lender by assets, defended it’s investment in fossil-fuel projects, saying tthe continent’s energy needs have to be balanced with climate concerns. The... 

Minerals Council South Africa outgoing CEO Roger Baxter
Emerging miners highlight impact of energy, logistics constraints on economic growth
8th May 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The South African economy is limited to 1.5% potential growth a year because there is no productivity growth. National productivity has declined for five years consecutively, highlighting the... 

EU climate chief Frans Timmermans
Phasing out fossil fuels has not worked. Europe has a new idea for COP28
8th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Near the end of the United Nations climate summit in Sharm El-Sheikh last year, European Union climate chief Frans Timmermans offered a grand bargain to break the deadlock in the two-week... 

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Group 6 Metals raises cash to start Dolphin
8th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Tungsten developer Group 6 Metals will raise a A$30-million in a share placement and share purchase plan (SPP) to progress the construction and commissioning of the Dolphin tungsten project, in... 

From left, Gold Fields CFO Paul Schmidt, interim CEO Martin Preece and EVP Kelly Carter.
Gauteng gold mine being blown away by wind’s potential as Reef electricity source
5th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Although Gauteng dwellers have tended to dismiss wind as a renewable energy provider from this region, some are now being blown away by the gusts that puff across our far-stretching gold reef. “I... 

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On-The-Air (05/05/2023)
5th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses renewables, education funding, green hydrogen 

Zest WEG builds special transformers locally for solar farm
5th May 2023

A solar power generating facility recently developed by a South African gold mine has made use of Zest WEG’s locally manufactured transformers to serve this specialised application. Factors like... 

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Aus govt introduces Net Zero Authority
5th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government on Friday announced it would legislate a national Net Zero Authority to ensure the workers, industries and communities that have powered Australia for generations can seize... 

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Resources sector welcomes Qld CSG support
5th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The resources sector has welcomed the Queensland government’s response to the GasField Commission Queensland (GFCQ) Report into coal seam gas- (CSG-) induced subsidence. The state government this... 

Diverse approach needed to solve energy crisis
5th May 2023 By: Bonginkosi Tiwane

As a vast continent, with 54 countries and more than 1 000 languages, Africa’s approach to electrification and industrialisation should be both intricate and collaborative, says Frost & Sullivan... 

An emerald and metallic green electric truck manufactured by Volvo has been delivered to Morocco as a continent first
New electric trucks destined for S Africa
5th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

On the back of delivering the first ever heavy electric truck to the African continent last month, global manufacturer Volvo says it will deliver its first FM electric truck tractor to a client in... 

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5th May 2023

Since 1984 Sintech has supplied the South African market with clutches, brakes and engineering solutions for a range of applications not only in mining and mining-related industries but also the... 

The South Deep mine
Preece shares details of Gold Fields' ongoing renewables plans for South Deep
4th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Gold mining company Gold Fields has revealed that it is investigating the feasibility of installing additional solar and wind power at its South Deep gold mine, in South Africa. Interim CEO Martin... 

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NT opens Beetaloo up for development
4th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Northern Territory government has green-lit the development of the Beetaloo Sub-basin after taking on-board 135 recommendations made in the 2018 Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing.... 

Vulcan eyes A$109m capital raise
4th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Vulcan Energy has launched a A$109-million single tranche share placement to sophisticated and professional investors to progress its renewable energy and lithium project. The company... 

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Helping meet South Africa’s energy challenges with world record gas power technology
4th May 2023

South Africa is striving to meet its energy needs. Increasing maintenance requirements on existing and ageing infrastructure, high levels of investment and capital required for new energy assets,... 

Gold Fields highlights progress, areas of improvement in report to stakeholders
3rd May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Globally diversified gold producer Gold Fields interim CEO Martin Preece says the company still has significant work to do, particularly with regard to workplace safety. "During 2022, we tragically... 

Lynas eyes more rare earths capacity if Malaysia plant shuts
3rd May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Lynas Rare Earths, the biggest producer of the key materials outside of China, said it will need to look at ways to address lost capacity should its Malaysian plant be shut indefinitely. The miner... 

The Oyu Tolgoi operation in Mongolia
Copper mine flashes warning of 'huge crisis' for world supply
3rd May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Accompanied by tinny taped music and overall-clad workers, Rio Tinto Group executives and Mongolian officials gathered a kilometer beneath the freezing Gobi Desert earlier this year to open one of... 

Aterian upbeat despite losses in 2022
2nd May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Despite LSE-listed Aterian making a loss of about £4.38-million in 2022 – a significantly larger sum than the loss made in 2021 of about £1.35-million – the company reiterated its firm belief in... 

From left, Anglo American Platinum’s Fahmida Smith and Themba Mahlangu, and Department of Science and Innovation’s Eudy Mabuza.
Anglo Platinum mine site interchange highlights South Africa's public-private hydrogen economy ambition
2nd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In a positive display of collaboration between South Africa’s public and private sectors, Anglo American Platinum’s Mogalakwena platinum group metals operation in Limpopo province hosted a... 

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