Lifting self generation threshold to 100MW shows SA Govt is “up...

A SURPRISE decision to increase the threshold for unlicenced embedded power in South Africa to 100MW from 10MW demonstrated the country's government was "up for...

Gold Fields signs 6.5% wage lift with NUM, UASA for South...

GOLD Fields has agreed a three-year wage pact with employee unions at its South Deep mine west of Johannesburg, the company said today. The gold...

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Sandvik predicts migration to electric underground mining vehicles in 10 years

CAPITAL equipment manufacturer, Sandvik, expected to make more electric underground mining units than diesel-powered in...

Port switch to have “large negative impact on value of” Kropz Elandsfontein project

AFRICAN Rainbow Capital Investments (ARC), the JSE-listed investor led by mining magnate, Patrice Motsepe, said...

Kick in thermal coal prices unlikely to incentivise new projects

STRONG prices for thermal coal were unlikely to encourage new mine builds, said Bloomberg News. "We...

SA could decomission coal-fired power quicker than currently planned

SOUTH Africa could decommission coal-fired power stations quicker than set down in the current government...

DRC at the centre of world’s push to producer more copper for decarbonisation

THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would be a key participant in the decarbonisation of...

SA accounts for half of deaths reported by ICMM members in 2020

MEMBERS of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) reported 44 deaths in 2020...


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THE global Covid-19 pandemic had resulted in much-improved communications and relationships between mining companies and surrounding communities, according to Anglo American CEO, Mark Cutifani. Interviewed for the Mining Indaba virtual conference being held from London by Deloitte partner Andrew Lane, Cutifani commented that: "In no time that I can remember...

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