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DA leader John Steenhuisen
Multi-Party Charter reveals its plans to end loadshedding if ANC can be ousted
28th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

The 11 political parties that are members of the Multi-Party Charter (MPC) for South Africa have voiced a unified plan to end loadshedding once and for all if only they could collectively oust... 


Image of an Ox Delivers truck
Pay-per-load electric truck group to roll out next-gen vehicle in March
28th February 2024 By: Irma Venter

Pay-per-load trucking company OX Delivers will start building the third generation OX4 electric truck in March, with knock-down kit delivery for assembly in local markets to follow. “Based on... 


AECI CEO Holger Riemensperger
Amid disposals, AECI aligns internationalisation strategy to regions geared for rapid critical minerals growth
28th February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

JSE-listed AECI, which is undergoing far-reaching restructuring to re-focus on its core mining and chemicals businesses and reduce debt, reports strong initial interest in the six noncore companies... 


BCG highlights challenges, opportunities amid energy transition
28th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the global transition to cleaner energy sources, African countries face various challenges and opportunities pertaining to the adoption of renewable energy. Consulting firm Boston Consulting... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
28th February 2024

This week: Glencore pleased with its performance against the backdrop of lower commodity, energy prices and, Rich new Copper 360 discovery points to big Chile-type copper mine potential  


Cleaner-fuelled Anglo ship built by Shanghai shipbuilder.
Anglo’s tenth emission-cutting ship contributing to cleaner, greener maritime industry
28th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The contribution of diversified mining company Anglo American to a cleaner, greener maritime industry is highlighted by this week’s delivery of the last of ten emission-cutting ships. The maiden... 


The site of the proposed green hydrogen production facility
Lhyfe seeking approval for planned 20 MW green hydrogen plant in the UK
28th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Green hydrogen development company Lhyfe is planning to build, if plans are approved, a 20 MW green hydrogen production facility in Wallsend, North Tyneside, in the UK. The proposed facility will... 


Bidvest sells 27.5% in logistics unit to investment firm Akhona
28th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

A subsidiary of South African conglomerate Bidvest Group is selling a 27.5% stake in a logistics business to black women-owned financial firm Akhona Strategic Investments. Akhona, headed by former... 


An image showing uranium from Aura Energy's Tiris project
FEED study confirms exceptionally good economics for Aura’s Mauritania project
28th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX- and Aim-listed Aura Energy’s recently completed front end engineering design (FEED) study for the Tiris uranium project, in Mauritania, has confirmed “excellent” economic returns, the company... 


FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA produces local lubricant for wind turbine maintenance
28th February 2024

A single wind turbine requires 600 to 800 litres of lubricant per gearbox, which means selecting the correct product for reduced maintenance and increased lifespan is critical. With the 16th... 


Unlocking Green Hydrogen for Sustainable Growth
Unlocking Green Hydrogen for Sustainable Growth
28th February 2024

In the pursuit of a cleaner and more sustainable future, the upcoming Hydrogen Forum will embark on hosting engaging discussions aimed at unlocking the potential of green hydrogen. This event,... 


Latitude shareholders approve Atha transaction
28th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The shareholders of Canadian junior Latitude Uranium have overwhelmingly approved the previously announced arrangement with Atha Energy. About 99.62% of the votes eligible to be cast at a special... 


Little cheer from Budget speech, but construction resilient - AfriSam
Little cheer from Budget speech, but construction resilient - AfriSam
28th February 2024

It was a sombre tone at this year’s annual AfriSam Budget Breakdown event, but sales and marketing executive Richard Tomes reminded stakeholders that the company’s 90 years in business should be an... 


Key Concepts In Lithium-Ion Battery Principles
28th February 2024

A Consumer-Friendly Guide Whether you're a tech enthusiast, a curious consumer, or someone keen on the future of energy storage, understanding key concepts relating to lithium-ion batteries is... 


 Schneider Electric Kenya Appoints Ifeanyi Odoh as the new Country President
Schneider Electric Kenya Appoints Ifeanyi Odoh as the new Country President
28th February 2024

Schneider Electric™ Kenya, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has today announced the appointment of Ifeanyi Odoh, as its new Country President... 


Australia considers tax credit for minerals processing, says industry group
Australia considers tax credit for minerals processing, says industry group
28th February 2024 By: Reuters

The Australian government is considering a tax credit for companies that build processing facilities to boost the value of green energy minerals such as nickel and lithium, the head of a mining... 


JON STANTON The demand for a significant increase in global copper production requires a multifaceted approach
Solutions provider aims to enhance mining productivity more sustainably
28th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Global engineering solutions provider Weir aims to assist the mining industry to meet the surging global demand for critical minerals and metals in a more sustainable way. It aims to do this... 


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Cesa underlines importance of collaboration in tackling infrastructure challenges
27th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

There are myriad, well-documented challenges facing the country’s major infrastructure, ranging from the built environment to water and energy, and key to addressing this will be collaboration and... 


Ewseta CEO Mpho Mookapele
TVET colleges ‘not in a good state’ – Ewseta
27th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

South Africa’s technical and vocational education and training (TVET) colleges are not in a good state, Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (Ewseta) CEO Mpho Mookapele has... 


worker doing training
Industry failure to report skills requirements undermining economic growth
27th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

The Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (Ewseta) has said it cannot accurately determine critical skills needs in the sector because industry participants do not accurately... 


Vanggatfontein Colliery
Another Salungano subsidiary enters business rescue
27th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed Salungano Group has advised that its indirect subsidiary Keaton Mining has filed for business rescue. Keaton Energy Holdings, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Salungano and the... 


Gas tap with pipeline
Decisions, collaboration in next few months are crucial to bridge 2026 gas cliff, IGUA-SA warns
27th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Large industrial gas users are starting to prepare for what will likely be South Africa’s next big energy crisis, the imminent shortage of natural gas. Petrochemicals manufacturer Sasol, as the... 


Lineworkers work on a high-voltage powerline
Settling on funding solutions for expedited grid infrastructure set as a Just Energy Transition Investment Plan priority
27th February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Finalising funding solutions for the expedited expansion of South Africa’s electricity transmission grid has been identified as a key priority for the Just Energy Transition (JET) project... 


Webinar - Gas
Webinar - Gas
27th February 2024

The diversification of South Africa's energy mix continues to be of concern as the country addresses its energy security challenge amid global pressure to decarbonise. Join Creamer Media on March... 


Solar panels being installed
Redefine to double renewable power to 80 MW in two to three years
27th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Redefine Properties, which has an installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity of 40.86 MW, is installing an additional 27.2 MW of capacity across its... 


Naledi image
Ringrollers brings its expertise to new sectors
27th February 2024

Leading steel products manufacturer Naledi Ringrollers has, for more than 50 years, been committed to high-quality standards and is making significant strides in the railway, general engineering,... 


China’s top coal miner cuts production target for 2024
27th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

China Shenhua Energy Co., the nation’s top coal producer, has set a lower output target for 2024, as Chinese miners ratchet back operations amid a glut of the fuel. The firm plans to cut annual... 


Formula E: Accelerating the electric vehicle transition
Formula E: Accelerating the electric vehicle transition
27th February 2024

The popular motorsport championship is helping to develop the next generation of electric vehicles, writes Langa Dube, Regional Director at TCS South Africa & Rest of Africa. Much of the technology... 


Artificial Intelligence in the Boardroom: What Questions Should Boards Be Asking About AI?
Artificial Intelligence in the Boardroom: What Questions Should Boards Be Asking About AI?
27th February 2024

By Prof. Mark Nasila, Chief Data and Analytics Officer in FNB Chief Risk Office Few business leaders dispute that artificial intelligence (AI) is on course to upend every major market sector and... 


Modular substations are the best option for data centres, as they can be designed and built quickly
Modular substations power in South Africa's data centre boom
27th February 2024

Data centres are experiencing significant growth in South Africa as the digital revolution continues to gain momentum. To keep up with the demand, these facilities must have the flexibility to... 


Indonesia working to approve more nickel, tin quotas
27th February 2024 By: Reuters

Indonesia's Ministry is trying to address delays in approving new mining volume quotas, an official at the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry said on Monday. The ministry so far has issued... 


Hive Hydrogen South Africa chairperson Thulani Gcabashe.
Hive Hydrogen signs wind power deal for R105bn Eastern Cape green ammonia plant
27th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Hive Hydrogen South Africa has signed an agreement with Genesis Eco-Energy to implement 372 MW of wind power in the Western Cape, in support of the development of its R105-billion green ammonia... 


Wiluna pilot plant be operational by H2 – Toro
27th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed uranium development and exploration company Toro Energy is advancing the design phase of its beneficiation and hydrometallurgical pilot plant at a facility in Perth, in line with plans... 


Boss takes key growth step with completion of US acquisition
Boss takes key growth step with completion of US acquisition
27th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia’s Boss Energy has completed the acquisition of a 30% stake in the Alta Mesa in-situ recovery uranium project for $60-million in cash. The company acquired the interest in the project,... 


Indonesia's coal-fired nickel output is pricing out greener metal that has so far failed to command a market premium.
Nickel faces existential moment with half of mines unprofitable
27th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Many of the world’s biggest nickel mines are facing an increasingly bleak future as they wake up to an existential threat: a near limitless supply of low-cost metal from Indonesia. With roughly... 


Jervois shortlists locations for US cobalt refinery
26th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-based Jervois Gobal has identified two preferred locations for its bankable feasibility study (BFS) for a US-located cobalt refinery, with AFRY USA leading the initiative. The shortlisted... 


Sasol CEO Fleetwood Grobler
Sasol prioritising coal de-stoning investment as it seeks to allay fears over big Secunda output dip
26th February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Energy and chemicals group Sasol has moved to address investor concerns that its yearly production at Secunda will need to fall to only 6.7-million tons for it to meet its goal of reducing the... 


Jubilee Metals in South Africa and Zambia.
South Africa’s Jubilee Metals continuing to grow copper strongly in Zambia
26th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The copper operations in Zambia of South Africa’s Jubilee Metals showed strong growth in the six months to December 31, with further sharp increases expected going forward. The Johannesburg- and... 


Deloitte's head office, in Midrand
Onus largely on private sector to recover economy, says Deloitte
26th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With the 2024/25 national Budget not having provided much relief to taxpayers, and the economy having a high debt to gross domestic product (GDP) ratio and slow growth rates, South Africans need to... 


Wind turbines
Enel Green Power signs large-scale South Africa commercial renewable energy deal
26th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Renewable energy company Enel Green Power South Africa has signed three long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with industrial gases company Air Liquide South Africa and energy and chemicals... 


Image of Cape Town mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis
Cape Town pays out more than R25m in Cash for Power programme
26th February 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town says businesses and households have earned more than R25.8-million under the city’s Cash for Power programme since the start of the 2022/23 financial year. This comes after... 


Ensuring South Africa's water security: The imperative of reliable water infrastructure
Ensuring South Africa's water security: The imperative of reliable water infrastructure
26th February 2024

By Jan Venter, CEO of SAPPMA In the arid landscape of South Africa, where water is a precious resource, the significance of reliable water infrastructure cannot be overstated. As the nation... 


The importance of Independent Power Producers in Africa
The importance of Independent Power Producers in Africa
26th February 2024

 Independent Power Producers (IPPs) play a crucial role in Africa's energy landscape, contributing to economic development, energy security, and the transition to sustainable and reliable power... 


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