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Exxaro’s Thabametsi constrained by TFR

Exxaro's Thabametsi coal mine is being kept small - for the time being - because the firm is uncertain Transnet can provide it an outlet for more volume.

Mantra eyes uranium mine inside Unesco site

Mantra Resources plans to build a $400m uranium mine inside a world heritage game reserve in Tanzania within the next three years, says a cabinet minister.

Exxaro forecasts stable export coal demand in upbeat take on 2018

EXXARO Resources gave a largely upbeat assessment of its fortunes for its 2018 financial year, saying that the export coal price would be supported...

Japan’s Itochu takes 10.3pct stake in Extract

Extract Resources, the Australian mining company focused on developing uranium projects in Namibia, says Japan's Itochu Corporation had agreed to acquire a 10.3% stake in its business.

Exxaro Sands strike to spread like ‘wild fire’

The strike by more than 600 workers at Exxaro Sands inKwaZulu-Natal, now in its fourth day, will spread "like wildfire", the National Union of Mineworkers says.

New energy plan finalised by April

The Integrated Resource Plan, which will determine the country's electricity mix over the next 20 years, will be passed into law by the start of April, says a goverment official.

SA’s Eskom to cut 2,000MW from grid as load-shedding makes unwelcome...

LOAD-SHEDDING, or rotational power cuts, returned to South Africa after the country's power utility said shortages would see it reduce 2000MW in supply from...

Bushveld secures footing in downstream energy storage sector with $5m convertible...

BUSHVELD Minerals has secured a foothold in the downstream energy business after agreeing to supply $5m in a convertible loan to UK-listed Avalon Battery...

Export price declines may sharpen coal shares

Despite perennial problems, coal mines can be great investments - if you get them at a decent price.

Optimum to sell coal to Vitol despite failing Eskom contracts

OPTIMUM Coal Mine (Optimum) is reported to have agreed an export agreement for at least 200,000 tonnes of thermal coal with Vitol, the trading...