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    In its recently published report titled Unlocking South Africa’s Hydrogen Potential PwC argues that South Africa has an unprecedented opportunity to capitalise on the rapidly developing global hydrogen economy: “With the world increasingly turning towards countries that have optimal renewable energy resources to provide the clean energy of the future, South Africa is in an ...
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    Image: Migaj The Minerals Council South Africa has welcomed elements of the economic recovery plan outlined by president Cyril Ramaphosa but said it did not go far enough in terms of increasing the country’s global competitiveness. The plan included a proposal to halve timeframes for mining, prospecting, water and environmental licences. The council was ...
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    Kopanang mine TWO managers of a Chinese-owned South African gold mining company are fighting for their jobs and fear for their safety after blowing the whistle on R257m in alleged “irregular” and questionable spending. Phillip Spencer, South Africa financial director for Heaven Sent Gold, the company that owns the Kopanang and Tau Lekoa mines, and ...
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    BARRICK Gold said preliminary third quarter gold sales were slightly higher than the previous quarter, and exceeded production following the export of the remaining stockpiled concentrate in Tanzania. Sales totalled 1.25 million ounces of gold and 116 million pounds of copper whilst production totalled 1.16 million oz and 103 million pounds of copper. This took ...
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    Historically, mining hasn’t always had the best reputation when it comes to looking after the environment, its workers, or the communities in which it operates. Justifiably so too. Around the world, mining activities have contributed to tailings dumps, loss of biodiversity, and the contamination of soil, groundwater, and surface water. At a societal level, the ...
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    Sasol’s gas project in Temane, in Inhambane province, Mozambique. Picture: Reuter INTERNATIONAL – Mozambique published its proposed model for a sovereign wealth fund as it prepares to reap as much as $96 billion — more than six times the size of its current gross domestic product — from liquefied natural gas projects that companies including ...
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