Resources Watch

17th April 2024

Resources Watch

Welcome to Creamer Media’s Resources Watch, a weekly video round-up of the events and people making and shaping the news in the mining industry.

This week:

Use underground mines for electricity storage, optimise mine water use

Market development of full PGMs basket is essential, Industry Day hears

And, South Africa well placed to benefit from huge green hydrogen outlook


South Africa’s many underground mines can be used as batteries that store the clean electricity that the water descending for cooling can provide. At the same time, the local community could end up with a utility that supplies them clean water along with a store of cheap and reliable green energy.

Karst Hydro MD Guy Richards...


Representatives of the producers of 90% of the world’s climate-vital platinum group metals heard at the PGMs Industry Day that market development of the full PGMs basket is essential at this time of global implementation of a cleaner and greener decarbonised planet.


PGMs producer Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman...


Green hydrogen has a massive potential future and South Africa is very well positioned to produce it.


Ministerial advisor and Presidency green hydrogen lead Masopha Moshoeshoe...


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