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South Africa reveals recovery plan for mining and energy sector

South Africa tables recovery plan to restore business confidence, stimulate investments, safeguard and create jobs in the mining and energy sector.
solar panels at Montego Pet Nutrition Factory in Graaff-Reinet

Solar investment is paying off with emissions reduction for Montego

Montego Pet Nutrition has reported a 300-tonne reduction in carbon emissions after installing solar panels. This is the equivalent to planting 9,000 trees.
budget

Ed’s note: South Africa’s DMRE budget shows a changing landscape

The DMRE's budget reports that mining – the heart of the country’s economy and an energy-intensive sector – is on a downward spiral for at least six years.
Medupi Power Project

AfDB approves Medupi monitoring report’s recommendations

The AfDB has approved the fourth monitoring report of the Independent Review Mechanism on Medupi Power Plant's updated Management Action Plan.Mechanism on the implementation of the Updated Management Action Plan for Medupi Power Project.
Mozambique LNG

Total signs debt financing agreement for Mozambique LNG

Integrated oil and gas company Total has announced the signing of a $14.9 billion senior debt financing agreement for Mozambique LNG.

South African LPG association name change announced

The Liquefied Petroleum Gas Safety Association of South Africa has announced its name change to the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association of South Africa (LPGSA).
LNG

South Africa: Local LNG market heats up with first-ever auction

South Africa’s first ever Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) auction is about to go live. Domestic LNG produer Renergen will host the auction in August.
Maamba Collieries

Zambia: Maamba Collieries supplies full energy capacity amid winter

Maamba Collieries is working flat out to meet the nation’s peak season energy requirement with demand increasing in winter.

SAGEA announce accolades for Sasol and Aurecon

At the recent South African Graduates Employer Association (SAGEA) event, the Best Employer of Choice went to Sasol while placing engineering, design...
carbon tax vs trading

Op-Ed: Carbon tax vs carbon trading – two sides of the...

Weighing up carbon tax vs carbon trading, two frameworks intended to compel enterprises to acknowledge their effect on the environment and encourage change.

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