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Hydrogen offers pathway for lowering hard-to-abate carbon emissions – IEA 

By: Terence Creamer     14th June 2019 Hydrogen and hydrogen-based fuels could help facilitate the decarbonisation of a range of sectors where the pathway for achieving meaningful emission reductions is currently uncertain or difficult, a new global study argues. Released by the International Energy Agency (IEA) at a meeting of G20... 

Technology integration crucial

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     14th June 2019 Digital technology solutions provider Etion Digitise CE Koketso Seripe is set to deliver a presentation at the Africa Rail exhibition and conference, which will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre, in Gauteng, on June 19 and 20. Seripe will deliver his presentation, titled ‘A seamless... 

Sakeliga to further investigate Eskom BEE matter

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th June 2019 Business organisation Sakeliga has instructed its legal team to evaluate a recommendation by the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Commission that State-owned power utility Eskom cancel a R4-billion contract awarded to Dongfang Electric Corporation. The commission on Wednesday said... 

Aura extends Mauritania exploration area

By: Marleny Arnoldi     10th June 2019 Aim- and ASX-listed resource developer Aura Energy has signed a farm-in or joint venture agreement with Nomads Mining Company, based in Mauritania, to extend its position in the Tasiast Archean Greenstone Belt. The agreement allowed Aura to earn a 70% interest in Nomads’ 100%-owned 160 km2... 

SARB feud left 'deep tear' in SA's credibility, and rand will bear the brunt – analyst 

By: News24Wire      7th June 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa should be very concerned that his own reassurances regarding the South African Reserve Bank mandate was met with apparent skepticism by the currency markets, political analyst Daniel Silke said on Friday. "What is really troubling for Ramaphosa today - other than the... 

Bauba prospecting right accepted, enviro authorisation granted

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     6th June 2019 The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has accepted JSE-listed Bauba Platinum’s application for a prospecting right in respect of chrome and platinum group metals (PGMs) over the farm Hartebeesfontein 445JQ, in Brits, in the North West. The prospecting right is expected to be granted... 

Bluejay submits Dundas PFS to Greenland authorities

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th June 2019 Aim- and FSE-listed Bluejay Mining has reached an important step in the permitting process for the Dundas project with the submission of its prefeasibility study (PFS) to the Mineral Licence and Safety Authority of Greenland. The lodgement of the PFS marks the completion of the final module... 

Santos confirms ‘major’ resource at Dorado-2 well

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th June 2019 Oil and gas major Santos on Thursday announced that the Dorado-2 appraisal well had confirmed a “major” oil and gas resource in the Bedout basin, offshore Western Australia. The well was drilled down-dip about 2 km from the Dorado-1 discovery of July last year, and encountered 85 m of net... 

South Africa turns unlikely haven as gold's rally boosts stocks  

By: Bloomberg     6th June 2019 Donald Trump’s trade offensives against China, Europe and Mexico may be driving the global markets into a frenzy, but the uncertainty is just the fix South Africa’s gold-miner stocks needed. The precious metal posted the biggest seven-day rally since the 2008 financial crisis after investors’... 

SKF at Paris Air Show: taking engine performance to new heights

31st May 2019 SKF is to reveal its latest innovations for improving the efficiency of engine performance, whilst saving weight, at the upcoming Paris Air Show on 17-23 June 2019. The increasing demands being placed on the aerospace sector mean that suppliers need to be fast moving, innovative and provide full... 

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