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Why renewable energy makes economic sense for mining

Why renewable energy makes economic sense for mining Most mining and energy professionals would incorporate renewable energy into a mining operation to reduce operating costs. This is according to a survey taken during a recent webinar: How to reduce reliance…

ROGER BAXTER: After the 2017 changes SA has been stabilised, but now we need growth Let’s stop being ideological on economic policy and focus on being pragmatic

ROGER BAXTER: After the 2017 changes SA has been stabilised, but now we need growth Let’s stop being ideological on economic policy and focus on being pragmatic SA is in its most serious economic crisis since the mid-1980s. The initial…

Africa Mining Convention 2021 Goes Live In July

Africa Mining Convention 2021 Goes Live In July By Pumps Africa The Africa Mining Convention (AFMIC 2021), Africa’s much-awaited virtual mining conference and exhibition will go live from 13th-15th July 2021 and make its mark in the African mining industry…

Copper boom

Copper boom From Our Correspondence The copper price is booming again as a new cycle continues to gather pace following the COVID-19 demand set-back. This is apparent in year-on-year comparisons of copper assets when global trends and reflections in the…

Botswana seems better for miners: Minerals Council South Africa

Botswana seems better for miners: Minerals Council South Africa South Africa’s mining sector compares poorly to Botswana and reforms are needed to make it more globally competitive and end year-long delays, according to the country’s peak industry body. Botswana seems…

As new technology begins to infiltrate Africa, the continent’s mining sector is primed for digital transformation

As new technology begins to infiltrate Africa, the continent’s mining sector is primed for digital transformation Writer: Sean Galea-Pace The speed of technological change is astonishing. As such, companies must work quickly to keep up with the latest trends in…

WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: ACHIEVING AN EQUAL FUTURE IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR

WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: ACHIEVING AN EQUAL FUTURE IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR A decade into South Africa’s renewable energy sector’s existence, it has become apparent it is still lagging in sufficient gender diversity.  Hence the industry is actively giving attention…

Solar: A Power(full) Alternative for the Cold Chain

Solar: A Power(full) Alternative for the Cold Chain With the continual rise in conventional energy costs and slow electricity grid expansion in South Africa, this power source is not only a convenient stand alone alternative, but importantly a green solution.…

SIBANYE-STILLWATER SECURES ENTRY INTO THE BATTERY METALS SECTOR

SIBANYE-STILLWATER SECURES ENTRY INTO THE BATTERY METALS SECTOR THROUGH A PARTNERSHIP WITH AND INVESTMENT INTO KELIBER, A LEADING EUROPEAN LITHIUM PROJECT Sibanye-Stillwater secures entry into the battery metals sector through a partnership with and investment into Keliber, a leading European…

Prodeco to relinquish mining contracts

Prodeco to relinquish mining contracts Glencore can confirm that its Colombian subsidiary, Prodeco will commence the process of handing its mining contracts back to the Republic of Colombia through the National Mining Agency (ANM). The mines will remain on care…