Energy

Mantashe not a “coal fundamentalist”, says SA Govt in defence of...

MINERALS and energy minister, Gwede Mantashe, has been accused of being a "coal fundamentalist", but that label is incorrect, said Department of Mineral Resources...

Eskom’s De Ruyter says firm needs to understand Govt.’s rival generation...

ESKOM CEO, Andre de Ruyter, welcomed the possibility of a rival electricity generation company as unveiled by mines and energy minister, Gwede Mantashe on...

Hike in insurance premiums could deliver knock-out blow for under pressure...

THE rising costs of insuring coal mine assets may in the long run render those mines increasingly less profitable, accelerating their closure and that...

Anglo to decide fate of SA export coal mines this year,...

ANGLO American will decide this year whether to sell its South African thermal coal business, said Reuters citing the group's CEO, Mark Cutifani. Anglo American...

Renewable power increasingly in reach for mining sector as advances take...

ENERGY solutions for the mining industry are moving rapidly towards renewable sources such as wind, solar and hydrogen in combination with batteries. This reflects...

Mantashe urged to fill the missing blanks after promising to liberalise...

MINING experts welcomed minerals and energy minister Gwede Mantashe’s comments at the opening of the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town on...

Mantashe delivers bombshell as asks investors to support independent power generation...

THE South African government will shortly begin discussions with investors about starting a power generation company outside Eskom, South African minerals and energy minister,...

Zimbabwe miners turning increasingly to off-grid as country’s power crisis deepens

ZIMBABWE'S mining industry was increasingly seeking to take its power off-grid as the country's power utility, ZESA, failed to provide consistent power supplies, said...

Eskom warns SA to brace for heavier, more frequent loadshedding over...

SOUTH Africa's beleaguered power utility, Eskom, told its customers to brace for regular rotational power cuts over the next 18 months as it embarks...

Former banker tackles thorny issue of coal pricing with launch of...

IN the next few days, African Source Markets will "soft launch" its online commodities trading platform, in line with its commitment to do so...