Africa’s pandemic-hit mining sector faces exploration challenge

Africa’s pandemic-hit mining sector faces exploration challenge BY REUTERS Travel restrictions, supply chain disruptions, and risk aversion since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic have slammed the brakes on mining exploration in Africa, jeopardising the minerals supply pipeline. Inward investment…

Zimbabwe Stock Exchange embraces the power of solar

Zimbabwe ethanol production plant to generate excess electricity   The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange has commissioned its own solar power plant with a generation capacity of up to 40kVA. The solar plant was officially commissioned earlier this week by Zimbabwe Stock…

Zimbabwe ethanol production plant to generate excess electricity

Zimbabwe ethanol production plant to generate excess electricity   Zimbabwe Green Fields ethanol Green Fuel’s ethanol facility in Chisumbanje, Zimbabwe is expanding its mill operations with a new high-pressure boiler to increase energy recovery. Electrical and instrumentation engineering and project…

The future of solar energy in the South African context

The future of solar energy in the South African context Tiaan Hendriks Analysis looks at the future of solar energy in the South Africa. Solar energy has come a long way in the last few years. A decade ago, the…

Google sets unprecedented goal to tap only renewable power by 2030

Google sets unprecedented goal to tap only renewable power by 2030 By Reuters   OAKLAND – Alphabet Inc’s Google aims to power its data centers and offices solely with renewable energy by 2030, its chief executive told Reuters, becoming the…

Sixth Wave and MPS team up to cut cyanide usage, costs in gold processing

Sixth Wave and MPS team up to cut cyanide usage, costs in gold processing By Daniel Gleeson   Sixth Wave Innovations says it is working with Australia-based Mining and Process Solutions (MPS) on test work initiatives in North America and…

Worley out to help miners on their open pit to underground mining transition

Worley out to help miners on their open pit to underground mining transition By Daniel Gleeson As open-pit mines reach their economic end of life, mine owners are considering the viability of transitioning their open-pit operations to underground. Drawing on…

South Africa’s Harmony Gold To Boost Output Gains After Pandemic Hit

South Africa’s Harmony Gold To Boost Output Gains After Pandemic Hit By Felix Njini Harmony Gold Mining Co. is looking to follow its Johannesburg-based rivals in expanding elsewhere in Africa as opportunities dwindle in its home country. South Africa’s top…