Latest News for: Johannesburg mining


South Africa: Probe launched after 20 bodies found near goldmine

Al Jazeera 17 Jun 2021
The bodies, some of which were badly decomposed, were found outside a mine shaft and near the railway tracks in Orkney, about 180km (111 miles) southwest of Johannesburg, according to the police statement issued on Wednesday ... However, a larger number of people are involved in illegal mining activities, most of them run by crime syndicates.

Large methane leak detected over South Africa coal mining region

Hindustan Times 16 Jun 2021
The methane cloud was spotted about 125 kilometres east of Johannesburg, South Africa, in an area where Sasol Ltd. has several coal mines as well as chemical and fuel operations ... The cloud was spotted about 125 kilometers (78 miles) east of Johannesburg in an area where Sasol Ltd. has several coal mines as well as chemical and fuel operations.

Twenty men's bodies found near disused gold mine in South Africa

Ghana News Agency 16 Jun 2021
... a mine shaft and near the railway tracks in Orkney, about 180 kilometres south-west of Johannesburg.

'Diamond rush' grips South African village after discovery of unidentified stones

Gulf News 15 Jun 2021
The site of the alleged diamond find is located about 360 km southeast of Johannesburg. “Images and videos have been circulating on social media where some involved in the illegal mining are seen celebrating in belief that they had struck it rich,” the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government said in its own post on Twitter.

Enlit Africa explores hydrogen and LPG as alternative energy sources as net-zero deadlines approach

Business Ghana 14 Jun 2021
... Development Institute and Bambili Energy, to establish a hydrogen valley, stretching more than 800km from Anglo American’s Mogalakwena platinum mine near Mokopane in Limpopo Province, along the industrial and commercial corridor between Johannesburg and the South Coast of Durban.

Anglo's coal retreat may boost SA fossil-fuel output

Beijing News 12 Jun 2021
The spinoff, Thungela Resources, could end up generating more greenhouse gases than the mines that have gradually been run down by Anglo ... "I didn't take up this role to close these mines, to close this business," Ndlovu said in an 8 June interview at Thungela's new offices in Johannesburg's Rosebank business district ... Mine investment.

Zondo commission: Former Glencore executive denies Ramaphosa influence

Independent online (SA) 11 Jun 2021
Johannesburg- A former Glencore executive has denied accusations that the mining giant was reliant on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s shareholding to leverage negotiations with Eskom over a coal supplier agreement (CSA) ... Glencore replied on publicly available information on OCH when it became listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Police analyst implicated in R600k fraud scheme

Mail Guardian South Africa 11 Jun 2021
He allegedly pretended to be a salesperson for Blue Hill Mine in Zimbabwe and wanted rock drill bits to be supplied to the mine. Custom Seal Components is in Roodepoort in west Johannesburg ... “The call was about a business proposal wherein Custom Seal Components was to supply rock drill bits to Blue Hill Mine.

Anglo’s coal retreat may boost South African fossil fuel output

Mining Dot Com 11 Jun 2021
“I didn’t take up this role to close these mines, to close this business,” Ndlovu said in a June 8 interview at Thungela’s new offices in Johannesburg’s Rosebank business district ... Mine investment. “Anglo was not going to invest in the future of these mines necessarily,” Ndlovu said.

LIVE FEED: State Capture Inquiry – June 10, 2021

Independent online (SA) 10 Jun 2021
Johannesburg - The former CEO of mining company Glencore, Clinton Ephron, will be back on the witness stand at the State Capture Commission of Inquiry on Thursday morning ... He told the inquiry how Gupta-owned Oakbay Resources made an offer to buy Optimum coal mine for R2 billion.

Project house DRA applies for secondary inward JSE listing

Mining Weekly 29 May 2021
... South African mining sector and also as headquarters for the Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

Sanitising small-scale mining: Okyenhene advocates one-year ban

Graphic 28 May 2021
Drawing a comparison between mining communities in Ghana and those in South Africa, he explained how gold mining had contributed significantly to the development of Johannesburg, compared with mining towns in Ghana ... “Workers who go underground to mine gold in Johannesburg and ...

History embraces Fakude as first woman in 131 years to head the family jewels

Independent online (SA) 27 May 2021
JOHANNESBURG - MINERALS Council South Africa, previously known as the Chamber of Mines, will be led by a woman for the first time in its 131-year history after veteran executive Nolitha Fakude was voted president during the council’s annual general meeting (AGM) held virtually yesterday.