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Energy transition policies and regulatory developments light up across Africa

Business Ghana 07 Feb 2023
Energy transition is a key topic of discussion at the African Mining Indaba, currently underway in Cape Town, South Africa ... Kieran Whyte, Partner and Head of the Energy, Mining & Infrastructure Industry Group at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg..
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AECI Water’s chemical technology saves 2.2-billion litres of water at two mines

Business Day 06 Feb 2023
In a statement on Monday, the diversified Johannesburg-based group said its water business unit, AECI Water, is focused on taking the mining industry off the potable grid — which is intended to have economic, social and environmental benefits for all citizens and businesses.
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S.African gold miner Harmony looks to green hydrogen, LNG for power

Reuters 06 Feb 2023
Harmony Gold Mining Company LtdFollow. JOHANNESBURG, Feb 6 (Reuters) - South Africa's biggest gold miner Harmony Gold (HARJ.J) is exploring options, including hydrogen and natural gas, to cut its dependence on state utility Eskom, its CEO said on Monday.
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Jack Tame: South Africa - The Promise and the Pain

NewstalkZB 03 Feb 2023
We came around a corner and he was lying there, dead. A white rhinoceros, transformed from his trotting magnificence into a big grey heap ... We arrived in Johannesburg and spent the first couple of days in the city ... And we left ... All around Jozi are massive dusty tailing heaps from the gold mines that made Johannesburg an economic powerhouse ... .
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Grade excellence uplifts Harmony’s gold output

Mining Weekly 01 Feb 2023
... York-listed company, which will be presenting at next week’s Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, stated on Wednesday.
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The Indaba Show: Watershed’s Craig Hinds speaks about their hit songs and creating more

Independent online (SA) 01 Feb 2023
Podcast stream by Fabrik.fm. Watershed frontman Craig Hinds is the guest on the Indaba Show this week with host Steven Taylor ... "It has been a really amazing career ... Hinds was born in a little mining town called Stilfontein. His family then moved to Durban when he was young and settled in Johannesburg where he went to school ... See original article here. .
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ALEXANDER PARKER: The problem with snooty Cape Town suburbs isn’t the people — it’s the taxes

Business Day 30 Jan 2023
There is an apocryphal tale of a mining magnate bemoaning that “in Johannesburg there is nothing to do, in Cape Town there is no-one to talk to”.
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Spanish tech firm Torsa opens Joburg office as it broadens footprint

Independent online (SA) 26 Jan 2023
Spanish mining technology company Torsa has launched its pan-African business hub in South Africa with intentions to ... “The launch of Torsa’s office in Johannesburg is another step in our goal of taking our technology to all the main mining markets in the world, particularly Africa.
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South Africa: We Want to Be Legal - We're Not 'Zama Zama' Criminals, Say Artisanal Miners

All Africa 24 Jan 2023
Johannesburg -- Mining towns across South Africa have become hostage to a booming but bloody illegal mining economy ....
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In South Africa, confronting climate change without undermining economic growth

The Philadelphia Tribune 24 Jan 2023
South Africa generates 80% of its electricity by burning coal, more than any other industrialized nation. Some 200,000 people are directly employed by the coal mines, coal transports and coal-fired power plants that dot the flatlands east of Johannesburg, but the prosperity of the rest of the nation also rests on a foundation of black rock ... ....
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South Africa hears historic class action for lead poisoning launched by Zambian  children and women

Amnesty 23 Jan 2023
The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg will continue hearing a ground-breaking case brought by Zambian children and women against the mining giant Anglo American, seeking compensation for lead poisoning, human rights groups announced today ... The Kabwe lead mine—once known as ...
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Decatur Daily 21 Jan 2023
The Washington Post on the handling of classified documents ... It should not have taken 18 years ... This much we know ... Some 200,000 people are directly employed by the coal mines, coal transports and coal-fired power plants that dot the flatlands east of Johannesburg, but the prosperity of the rest of the nation also rests on a foundation of black rock ... .
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Court told Anglo turned blind eye to Zambian lead poisoning

Mining Dot Com 20 Jan 2023
Children were already falling ill and dying of lead poisoning, and a high number of them were suffering from massive blood lead levels while it exercised control of the mine.” . The group lawsuit, filed in South Africa because Anglo was headquartered in Johannesburg when it held a stake in the Broken Hill mine, follows several similar cases.
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Anglo American turned a blind eye to Zambian lead poisoning, court told

Business Day 20 Jan 2023
The lawsuit, filed in SA because Anglo was headquartered in Johannesburg when it held a stake in the Broken Hill mine in ...
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South Africa and climate change

Bryan County News 20 Jan 2023
Some 200,000 people are directly employed by the coal mines, coal transports and ...

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