R/€ = 17.19 Change: -0.16
R/$ = 14.51 Change: -0.12
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Centamin remains on track to meet 2021 guidance

By: Simone Liedtke     Updated 7 hours ago Centamin remains on track to meet 2021 guidanceThe miner is also financially robust, with $312-million in cash and liquid assets, which CEO Martin Horgan on August 5 said provides the flexibility to invest in the long-term future of the company’s flagship asset, Sukari, in Egypt, and to continue... 

Enel contributing to South Africa’s renewable energy industry, communities

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     Updated 7 hours ago Renewable energy company Enel Green Power (EGP) South Africa is contributing to the country’s renewable energy industry, as well as undertaking various initiatives to uplift communities locally, speakers said during a virtual media roundtable hosted by the company on August 5. EGP has 12 wind and... 

Mpact remains ‘firmly anchored’ in making a difference on the back of robust interim results 

By: Simone Liedtke     5th August 2021 South African paper and packaging business and recycler Mpact remains “firmly anchored” in its purpose of making a difference by providing customers with sustainable packaging and giving effect to the circular economy through its integrated business model. CEO Bruce Strong said on August 5 that... 

Green hydrogen has significant growth potential as a zero-carbon fuel, says the WPIC

By: Simone Liedtke     4th August 2021 Energy company Siemens Gas and Power estimates that, by 2050, hydrogen demand will have risen to over 450 megatons a year, be dominated by green hydrogen and be essential to achieving global decarbonisation. Hydrogen demand is currently at between 70 and 80 megatons a year and over 90% of... 

Solar Power Africa Trade Show and Conference postponed to 16-18 February 2022

4th August 2021 In light of ongoing developments around Covid-19 in South Africa, and after close discussions with event partners, associations and exhibitors in the renewable energy sector, Messe Frankfurt South Africa has taken the decision to postpone the inaugural Solar Power Africa event to 16-18 February... 

DBSA calls for proposals for Embedded Generation Investment Programme  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     4th August 2021 Development finance institution the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is inviting all private sector entities and energy developers to submit proposals in response to South Africa’s Embedded Generation Investment Programme (EGIP). The EGIP seeks to provide first loss facilities and... 

Gold Fields eyes renewables at St Ives

By: Esmarie Iannucci     4th August 2021 Gold miner Gold Fields is looking at electrification options for its St Ives gold project, in Western Australia, to incorporate renewable energy. Gold Fields executive VP for Australia Stuart Mathews told delegates at the Diggers & Dealers conference that the company was looking to build on the... 

Australia Minister laments EU's CBAM, warns of 'new wave of protectionism'

By: Esmarie Iannucci     4th August 2021 The federal government on Wednesday warned that the European Union’s (EU’s) push to impose a carbon tax on imports would be detrimental to Australia’s export industry. “At a time when liberal democracies are working together to rebuild confidence in the benefits of free and open trade, a new... 

Electricity supply constraints to impact on critical PGMs production - Davis 

By: Donna Slater     3rd August 2021 As efforts to reduce the impact of global warming and climate change ramp up, South Africa is set to lose out on critical platinum group metals (PGM) production as a result of increasing electricity disruptions and load-shedding, independent precious metal consultant Dr David Davis says. Demand... 

30 MW solar study will be concluded in second quarter of 2022 – RBPlat  

By: Martin Creamer     3rd August 2021 The feasibility study for the construction of the 30 MW modular photovoltaic plant for renewable energy will be concluded in the second quarter of 2022, platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) reported on Tuesday when it presented record financial results and... 

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