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23 Mar 2017
 
 
Break Free: Funeral procession outside the Department of Energy to highlight the impacts of Fossil Fuels
STATEMENT
Today, activists of the BREAKFREE coalition have taken part in a funeral procession outside the Department of Energy (DoE) in Pretoria to highlight the impacts that coal-fired power stations are...
 
 
17 Mar 2017
 
NUM: NUM disappointed with DRD Gold on BEE transaction
STATEMENT
The NUM has noted with disappointment media reports on the pending shareholder's approval of the "hedging arrangements" of Khumo's DRD Gold shares, the Mining Right Holder (DRD Gold) backs this as...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Renewable Energy Prospects: Indonesia
RECOMMENDATION
Indonesia is the largest country in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), accounting for around two fifths of the region’s energy consumption. Energy demand across the country’s more...
 
 
NUMSA: NUMSA plan of action on Eskom
STATEMENT
The National Union of Metalworkers (NUMSA) of South Africa is gearing up for the mother of all strikes in its bid to fight the looming crisis at Eskom. Last week the power utility announced that it...
 
 
16 Mar 2017
 
Impairments drag ARM into narrowed loss
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) on Thursday reported a narrowed basic earnings loss of R254-million in the six months to December 31. The loss resulted mainly from...
 
 
15 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Eskom initiates talks on triggering government support to cover IPP costs
ESKOM
Eskom has written to the signatories of the Government Support Framework Agreement (GSFA) – which guarantees support for the State-owned utility in meeting its obligation to buy electricity from...
 
 
09 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Delayed legislation stopping mining from firing on all cylinders – Exxaro
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
South Africa’s economic growth remains inadequate to drive the changes required for the country’s socioeconomic challenges and the continued delay in the promulgation of key minerals legislation is...
 
 
Coal-boosted Exxaro’s earnings soar
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Diversified mining company Exxaro delivered a strong performance in the 12 months to December 31, with its higher net operating profit boosted by higher coal selling prices. The headline earnings...
 
 
08 Mar 2017
 
Exxaro begins mineral sands exit
MINERAL SANDS
Diversified mining company Exxaro Resources on Wednesday announced its intention to begin exiting its stake in mineral sands company Tronox. The Exxaro board would explore available alternatives to...
 
 
 
 
Brown calls for Eskom to bring Dentons report to Parliament
ELECTRICITY
Eskom should be called before Parliament to brief MPs on the Dentons report, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Wednesday. “Eskom should come and run you through the report,” the...
 
 
06 Mar 2017
 
Gauteng: MEC Ismail Vadi launches Heidelberg-Springs Road Project
STATEMENT
Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, today launched a R15 million road rehabilitation project that will repair 5kms of the P41/1 between Heidelberg and Springs. Vadi said this dual...
 
 
03 Mar 2017
 
What can we tell of Eskom’s future from the Denton report?
LOW-CARBON FUTURE
The debate on the independent power producer (IPP) programme can serve as a useful distraction, and power utility Eskom is exploiting it to the full. The problem is not the IPPs, and they never...
 
 
02 Mar 2017
 
NUM: NUM is worried about fatalities in the mining sector
STATEMENT
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is saddened and highly perturbed by the continued fatal accidents in the mines following another lost of lives at Power Construction site in Malmesbury N7 in...
 
 
01 Mar 2017
 
Greenpeace Africa: Greenpeace Africa response to the coal truck driver strike action in Tshwane
STATEMENT
Chaos has descended upon the capital city as truck drivers brought the city to a halt. Coming together under the leadership of the Coal Transporters Forum, the drivers have expressed grave concern...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
Analysts acclaim Glencore’s performance as good fundamentals return
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Commodity market fundamentals are improving against a backdrop of better than expected demand and limited, if any, inventory build through the trough of the cycle, diversified mining and marketing...
 
 
 
                       
 
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