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Renew-e managing partner and co-founder Etienne Rübbers
Opinion: How many jobs will the JET create in Mpumalanga?
5th December 2023

In this opinion article, Renew-e managing partner and co-founder Etienne Rübbers argues that where the green energy jobs are created will be important in ensuring that the energy transition is just. 


Madison to raise C$500 000 through private placement
4th December 2023 By: Darren Parker

Uranium mining and exploration company Madison Metals has announced a private placement of units at a price of C$0.40 each for aggregate gross proceeds of up to C$500 000.   Each unit will comprise... 


The Koeberg nuclear power station
Both Koeberg units to be offline from July unless NNR approves Eskom’s licence decoupling request in Jan
4th December 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) will decide in January whether to grant Eskom’s request for the Koeberg Unit 1 and Unit 2 licences to be separated to reflect a later commercial operation date... 


EIB, Bank of Kigali to develop €100m fund for climate fund adaptation for farmers
4th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Bank of Kigali on December 2 confirmed that they are developing a new targeted sustainable agriculture financing initiative, the first climate resilience... 


SAAFF CEO Dr Juanita Maree
SAAFF welcomes R47bn facility guarantee for Transnet's recovery
4th December 2023 By: Darren Parker

The South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) says the R47-billion facility guarantee extended to Transnet, as announced by the government on December 1, is welcome as it may indeed... 


Procurement evolves from a dog-eat-dog world to empowering underdogs, collaborating with suppliers, and caring for the environment and communities
4th December 2023

The ongoing evolution of procurement has seen the profession develop from a back-office function to a driver of business strategy. It has also shifted from a competitive dog-eat-dog arena - where... 


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Ramaphosa concerned developed countries not meeting climate funding obligations
4th December 2023 By: Sane Dhlamini

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed concern that the developed economies are still not meeting their obligations to support developing countries with the finance, technology and capacity... 


Jack Lundin formally assumes CEO role
4th December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Jack Lundin has formally assumed the role of CEO of Lundin Mining and will join the board of the TSX-listed company on January 1. Lundin Mining in October disclosed that Jack Lundin, at the time... 


Boegoebaai greenfield site
Sasol appoints adviser to search for Boegoebaai hydrogen export hub coinvestors
1st December 2023 By: Terence Creamer

A financial adviser has been appointed to assist Sasol in a search for potential coinvestors into a green hydrogen and ammonia export hub at Boegoebaai, in the Northern Cape, following the... 


Tighter graphite markets put spotlight on Canadian producer
Tighter graphite markets put spotlight on Canadian producer
1st December 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The controls that China imposed for graphite exports have added new vigour to conversations with global suppliers, says Canadian producer Northern Graphite CEO Hugues Jacquemin. He reports that... 


Jet Demolition and Edifice Engineering at the 2023 World Demolition Awards
1st December 2023

Representing global excellence in the demolition industry, Jet Demolition, in conjunction with Edifice Engineering of India, were declared runners-up in two categories for the World Demolition... 


Researchers propose novel filtration for solar
1st December 2023

Tertiary institution Korea Maritime & Ocean University (KMOU) scientists proposed an innovative emulsion filter that can be used to improve the energy harvesting capabilities of de-coupled... 


Energy efficiency strategy provides promising results
1st December 2023

Global air filtration expert Parker Hannifin has demonstrated substantial savings following the first full year of implementation of its carbon reduction strategy, aimed at achieving carbon neutral... 


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Policy changes attract investment
1st December 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Recent mining policy reforms in Malawi aim to facilitate the sustainable development of the country’s mining industry and mining practices as well as reap the “full benefits” of the country’s vast... 


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PRASA sets sights on big recovery in passenger trips by 2030
1st December 2023 By: Irma Venter

Like many other State-owned entities, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has had its share of scandals. Its board chairperson was fired following an investigation into abuse of PRASA... 


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Green growth and jobs
1st December 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Transitioning South Africa’s energy ecosystem from its current over-reliance on coal to one progressively based on the country’s natural advantages of abundant sun, wind and land will take decades.... 


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PRASA sets sights on big recovery in passenger trips by 2030
1st December 2023 By: Irma Venter

Like many other State-owned entities, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has had its share of scandals. Its board chairperson was fired following an investigation into abuse of PRASA... 


Zimbabwe orders lithium miners to submit refinery plans by March 2024
30th November 2023 By: Reuters

Zimbabwe has given lithium miners up to March 2024 to submit plans for the local production of battery-grade lithium in a bid to benefit from growing demand for the clean energy mineral, Finance... 


Sierra Leone to get its first wind farm next year
30th November 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

UK-based renewable energy group Octopus Energy has announced that it has entered a partnership to develop the first ever wind farm in the West African country of Sierra Leone. Its partner in the... 


DP World urges change to cold chain temperature to -15 °C to reduce emissions
30th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Logistics company DP World has set up an industry-wide coalition to explore the feasibility of changing the temperature that frozen food is transported and stored at from -18 °C to -15 °C, named... 


Turbines
Red Rocket on a mission to answer businesses' call for more energy
30th November 2023

Revolutionary Independent Power Producer (IPP) Red Rocket is once again thrusting its engines, this time to launch its newest venture that aims to provide affordable, renewable electricity to be... 


A new dawn for African energy
30th November 2023

Solar Power Africa launches with dynamic programme designed to empower Africa’s Energy Future 


IEA executive director Dr Fatih Birol
IEA to seek 'achievable' 4% a year global energy efficiency improvement goal at COP28
29th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Global body the International Energy Agency (IEA) will seek to secure commitments from all governments to improve the global average rate of energy efficiency from 2% a year to 4% a year at the... 


Building sector business confidence index reaches eight-year high
29th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The FNB/BER Building Confidence Index, which measures sentiment in the building sector, increased to an eight-year high of 43 (a gain of nine index points) in the fourth quarter of this year. The... 


Sanral to resume road tenders under interim procurement policy
29th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) will on November 29 resume procurement for road construction projects, with 86 tenders to be advertised. CEO Reginald Demana has announced... 


Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Copper 360 takes major leap forward with acquisition of production-doubling plant
29th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Northern Cape mining company Copper 360, which listed on the Alternative Exchange of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange this year, took yet another leap forward on Wednesday with the announcement that... 


Busa president and Discovery CEO Adrian Gore
Gore warns of ‘plateauing’ pace of delivery on power, logistics, crime reforms
29th November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Business Unity South Africa (Busa) president Adrian Gore has warned that the pace of delivery across the joint initiatives being taken with government on electricity, logistics and crime is... 


Elvey Group appointed as a distributor of Milestone Systems
29th November 2023

On 1 October 2023, Pentagon Distribution (an Elvey Group company within the Hudaco Group of Companies) was appointed as a Distributor by Milestone Systems — Global Number 1 provider of open... 


$13.5tr needed by 2050 for decarbonisation, especially in hard-to-abate industry sectors
28th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The world will require $13.5-trillion in investments by 2050 to transition to a more sustainable and carbon-neutral future, particularly in the production, energy and transport sectors, the World... 


Attacq CEO Jackie van Niekerk
Attacq on track to deliver 2024 year-end dividend growth guidance
28th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Real estate investment trust Attacq is on track to deliver its 2024 financial year guidance for dividend a share growth of between 8% and 10%, CEO Jackie van Niekerk told investors at the company’s... 


Organisations collaborate on development of a consolidated responsible mining standard
Organisations collaborate on development of a consolidated responsible mining standard
28th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Copper Mark, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), ICMM and the World Gold Council (WGC) are working towards consolidating their individual voluntary responsible mining and metals standards... 


Rolls-Royce seeking a 'step change' in its mid-term financial performance
28th November 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

UK-based global major propulsion and power systems group Rolls-Royce announced on Tuesday, as part of a Capital Markets Day that it is hosting, that it is targeting a major uplift in its... 


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Stefanutti Stocks reports improved interim revenue, operating profit
28th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Stefanutti Stocks’ contract revenue and operating profit from continuing operations for the six months ended August 31 improved to R3.3-billion and R69-million, respectively, with the... 


IATA director-general Willie Walsh
IATA welcomes aviation decarbonisation conference agreements, but demands States act
27th November 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which is the global representative body for the airline industry, has welcomed the outcomes of the intergovernmental International Civil Aviation... 


Necsa Group CEO Loyiso Tyabashe
South Africa has hosted major nuclear energy school for African countries
27th November 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The fourth International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Nuclear Energy Management (NEM) school for Africa was held in Cape Town, from November 13 to November 24, the South African Nuclear Energy... 


Cell C's head office in Midrand
Cell C's Mendes optimistic over latest results
27th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications group Cell C on Monday reported a loss before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation of R907-million for the year ended December 31, 2022. This is a 509% decline compared... 


Mozambique approves $80bn energy transition strategy
27th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Mozambique’s government approved a strategy to reduce the nation’s dependence on fossil fuels that it estimates will cost $80-billion to implement by 2050, a step aimed at winning finance to... 


Mastercard Southern Africa country manager Gabriel Swanepoel
Mastercard completes significant new payments technology infrastructure in South Africa
27th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Payments services multinational Mastercard has completed the construction of significant new technological infrastructure in South Africa that will enable the company to process transactions... 


VW brand chief Thomas Schaefer
VW struggling with South Africa costs as group targets savings – executive
27th November 2023 By: Reuters

A senior Volkswagen executive involved in a global cost-cutting strategy said on Friday he was "very worried" about the future of the company's operations in South Africa, which is fighting... 


Base turns focus to Toliara project as Kwale comes to an end
24th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Mineral sands producer Base Resources describes the 2023 financial year as one of operational and financial success in which the company delivered robust results at its Kwale Operations, in Kenya,... 


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De Beers donates building to Sol Plaatje University in Kimberley
24th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diamond producer De Beers Group will donate the Harry Oppenheimer House (HOH) building, in Kimberley, to the Sol Plaatje University following the January relocation of De Beers’ Sightholder Sales... 


Steinmüller Africa designs classrooms in Kriel
Steinmüller Africa designs classrooms in Kriel
24th November 2023

In June 2023, Steinmüller Africa joined Eskom, Seriti, GE and Exxaro in the handover of the Bonginhlanhla Primary School building in Thubelihle, a township in Kriel, Mpumalanga. Steinmüller Africa... 


R5 coin
Reserve Bank slightly more positive about inflation, but Transnet crisis now serious threat
24th November 2023 By: News24Wire

Even after annual consumer inflation shocked the market on the upside on Wednesday, rising to 5.9% in October – higher than any economist surveyed had forecast – the Monetary Policy Committee kept... 


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