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Northam declares cash dividend, boosts self-generation
1st March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed mining company Northam Platinum on Friday declared a cash interim dividend after reporting strong performance from all group operations in the six months to the... 


Eskom CEO Dan Marokane
Eskom board tasks Marokane with three priorities in his first 100 days as CEO
1st March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

State-owned power utility Eskom's board of directors has tasked incoming CEO Dan Marokane to prioritise three key areas – assessing the generation operational recovery plan, reviewing Eskom’s... 


Implats group executive: refining and marketing Sifiso Sibiya.
Implats experiencing strong PGMs demand, working on pulling hydrogen uptake closer
1st March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGM) mining, refining, and marketing company Implats, which reported solid production in a low-price environment on Thursday, is ironically still experiencing strong demand... 


MANUFACTURING INVESTMENT
Multotec has invested in manufacturing facilities and storage space to support the growth of its export business.
Firm wins Exporter of the Year award
1st March 2024

International minerals processing specialist Multotec has won the South African Capital Equipment Export Council’s (SACEEC’s) Exporter of the Year Award in the category for companies with a... 


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Clean-coal technology highlighted
1st March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Deploying technology in the fossil fuels mining and consumption industries can accelerate innovative practices that are less harmful to the environment, consequently ensuring that coal is used... 


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Is the era of the flying taxi finally about to dawn?
1st March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The concept of small, usually unconventional, aircraft, carrying small numbers of passengers, weaving their way through towering skyscrapers and speeding over suburbs, has been a staple of... 


Nokia to support initiative to expand rural connectivity coverage in Africa
1st March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

As connectivity in rural regions across Africa lag that of the more populous urban areas, technology company Nokia aims to provide support to accelerate the pace of connectivity in these harder to... 


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Gas Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme – Bid Window 1, South Africa
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The procurement of new-generation capacity is required to ensure energy security, and about 3 000 MW is expected to be generated from gas. 


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Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme – Bid Window 7, South Africa
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Bid submission for Bid Window 7 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme is scheduled for April 30, 2024. 


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Coega green ammonia project, South Africa – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project aims to establish a green ammonia plant, with its own dedicated power supply. 


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Is the era of the flying taxi finally about to dawn?
1st March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The concept of small, usually unconventional, aircraft, carrying small numbers of passengers, weaving their way through towering skyscrapers and speeding over suburbs, has been a staple of... 


‘It’s all about this hope thing’, Jane Goodall tells SA researchers
‘It’s all about this hope thing’, Jane Goodall tells SA researchers
29th February 2024

Yves Vanderhaeghen The ethologist and environmentalist Dr Jane Goodall thinks big and acts small to solve global problems. “If we can’t save the planet, we can’t save Africa,” she told a select... 


DBSA
DBSA continues to create new and clean energy generation initiatives for local communities
29th February 2024

Since the announcement of the Embedded Generation Investment Programme (EGIP) in 2021, the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is pleased to announce the approval of about R8-billion worth... 


Anglo American's Africa and Australia Regional Director Themba Mkhwanazi.
Project finance clinched for 520 MW South African wind, solar projects – Anglo
29th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and London-listed diversified mining and marketing company Anglo American announced on Thursday that jointly owned renewable energy venture with EDF Renewables, Envusa Energy, has... 


South African researchers trawl through death records to assess coal impact
29th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

South African scientists plan to examine about 8.5-million death certificates to ascertain how many people the country’s dependence on coal for electricity is killing. The review is the first of... 


Coal stockpiles at the Richards Bay Coal Terminal in South Africa
Indonesia, South Africa aim to regain lost share in Indian coal market
29th February 2024 By: Reuters

Top coal exporters Indonesia and South Africa are aiming to ramp up supplies of thermal coal to key buyer India, company executives said, as they look to regain market share in the world's second... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa to Open SIDSSA 24
29th February 2024

SIDSSA 2024 will bring new energy projects to the market for investment and infrastructure-led socioeconomic growth. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will open the Sustainable Infrastructure... 


Harmony Gold FD Boipelo Lekubo.
Green energy integrated into Harmony Gold operations, uranium surprises on upside
29th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green electrons are being generated as planned at Harmony Gold’s 30 MW first phase of renewable energy generation, which is now fully integrated into the mining company’s Tshepong South and North... 


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Amplats signs renewable energy offtake agreement with Envusa Energy
28th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has, through its wholly owned Rustenburg Platinum Mines (RPM) subsidiary, entered into a 20-year energy offtake agreement (EOA)... 


TFR acting CEO Russell Baatjies and Sasol CEO Fleetwood Grobler sign the agreement, alongside their respective teams
Sasol to fund TFR’s maintenance of 128 ammonia tankers
28th February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

JSE-listed Sasol has signed a five-year public-private partnership (PPP) agreement with Transnet Freight Rail (TFR), under which the energy and chemicals group will fund the maintenance and repair... 


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... 


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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... 


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... 


Solcon Capital chairperson Andile Ngcaba
IFC, Solcon Capital to provide growth capital funding for South African, Indian deep tech companies
28th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Development finance institution the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and technology investment company Solcon Capital have announced a strategic partnership aimed at identifying and... 


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,... 


The SlurrySucker MK III incorporates the world renowned Toyo heavy duty slurry pump, making it the most efficient and cost effective electrically powered floating dredging system available on the market
Next-gen SlurrySucker for silt-challenged water areas powered by Toyo
28th February 2024

Not only does IPR’s SlurrySucker dredging system effectively clean process water ponds, return water dams or other water storage areas, it has become recognised as an ideal solution for cleaning... 


Huawei Cloud global marketing and sales service president Jacqueline Shi
Huawei showcases AI-oriented cloud solutions
28th February 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Huawei Cloud is accelerating the digital and intelligent transformation of industries as it presents cloud as the infrastructure of choice for artificial intelligence (AI). The company unveiled ten... 


Tasmanian miner plans to go underground at Savage River
Tasmanian miner plans to go underground at Savage River
28th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Tasmanian miner Grange Resources is moving forward with execution planning and permitting for its A$891-million underground mine at its Savage River magnetite iron-ore operations south-west of... 


Unity doesn’t mean uniform
Unity doesn’t mean uniform
28th February 2024

By Nimmita Maharaj, Diversity and Transformation Director, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric How do you effectively unite an increasingly diverse workforce when organisations are one of the... 


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... 


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... 


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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... 


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... 


Huawei board member and ICT products and solutions president Yang Chaobin speaking at Mobile World Congress 2024
Huawei starts commercialising 5.5G
27th February 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Information and communications technology (ICT) giant Huawei has launched the commercialisation phase of 5.5G. Throughout 2024, the company aims to unlock the potential of networks and create new... 


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... 


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... 


Hitachi Energy invests over 30 million euros to expand transformer operations in Germany
Hitachi Energy invests over 30 million euros to expand transformer operations in Germany
26th February 2024

The expansion and modernization of the power transformer manufacturing facility in Bad Honnef will generate up to 100 new jobs in the region. Set for completion in 2026, the investment expands the... 


Grid infrastrucuture
Ramokgopa says govt close to finalising structure for private grid financing
26th February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa says all the work being done by government on the financial structure to facilitate private investment into the country’s transmission infrastructure is... 


Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman
Sibanye reports 55.1% increase in lithium carbonate equivalent resources
26th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE- and NYSE-listed Sibanye-Stillwater has reported a 55.1% increase in attributable lithium mineral resources as at the end of last year, along with a general expansion and diversification of its... 


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Libstar reports improvement in its performance for the second half of 2023
26th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Consumer packaged goods producer and supplier Libstar says its trading performance, operating margins and cash generation improved significantly in the second half of the 2023 financial year,... 


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