R/€ = 17.00 Change: 0.18
R/$ = 14.33 Change: 0.14
Au 1810.31 $/oz Change: 2.35
Pt 1054.50 $/oz Change: -3.50


Southern Africa part of Germany’s platinum-boosting green hydrogen strategy  

By: Martin Creamer     2nd August 2021 Green hydrogen, which can be generated and then used with the help of Southern Africa’s platinum group metals (PGMs), is a topic that has gained a lot of importance in recent months in the context of limiting global warming and meeting the world’s decarbonisation goals. In Germany, the increased... 

OceanaGold posts golden quarter

By: Esmarie Iannucci     30th July 2021 Dual listed gold miner OceanaGold has reported an increase in gold production and revenue for the quarter ended June, compared with the first quarter. Gold production in the second quarter reached 93 848 oz, compared with the 83 191 oz produced in the previous quarter, taking half-year... 

ESG business critical, not just the right thing to do 

By: Martin Creamer     30th July 2021 De Beers Group, the world’s largest diamond company by value, is working to leave a positive long-lasting legacy beyond mining. To achieve this, it has set 12 Building Forever 2030 Goals, three for each of the four supporting pillars. 

Manufacturer stresses need for quality materials during downturn

By: Cameron Mackay     30th July 2021 Amid strained economic conditions, contractors are opting to buy cheaper and lower-quality building materials, such as cement, to reduce costs, which cement manufacturer AfriSam cementitious executive Hannes Meyer argues is short-sighted and can lead to numerous issues. He emphasises the... 

Company steers through Covid-19 challenges

By: Theresa Bhowan     30th July 2021 Railroad equipment supplier and manufacturer Gibela has not been immune to the challenges posed by the pandemic, particularly those presented by the third wave. “We have experienced a rise in cases within our company, which is impacting on operations. Most of our suppliers were also affected by... 

Success in sustainable community development initiative

By: Anna Moross     30th July 2021 Global diversified resources company Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) has pledged more than $1-million over the past four years to support its activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in partnership with nonprofit organisation the Good Shepherd International Foundation (GSIF).  

CHIETA’s important role in upskilling, training youth for entrepreneurship opportunities

30th July 2021 The Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority (CHIETA) is a statutory body that was established by the Skills Development Act (SDA) in 1998. CHIETA’s role is to facilitate skills development as well as to ensure that skills requirements are identified and addressed through various... 

Highveld Industrial Park

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th July 2021 Specialising in providing solutions for all industrial space requirements, Highveld Industrial Park (HIP) offers the ideal location for local, regional and national businesses that require manufacturing, metallurgical, warehousing and office facilities.  HIP, situated close to eMalahleni in... 

Upside to recent lockdowns

29th July 2021 In an industry that never sleeps, surface mining industry association, ASPASA, has used quieter times as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic to tackle challenges that are hampering the industry while seeking opportunities for its members to thrive in tough economic times. The once-bustling offices... 

South Africa must capitalise on natural resources to spur green hydrogen economy

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     28th July 2021 The green hydrogen economy offers South Africa a considerable advantage to use its endowment of natural resources to help reindustrialise its economy, as well as for the country to play a leading role in the transition to carbon-neutral world, chemicals company AECI chairperson Dr Khotso Mokhele... 

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