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MICROMINE STRENGTHENS DATA MANAGEMENT SOLUTION WITH Geobank 2020 – COMPONENTS CRITICAL TO THE SUCCESS...

Making an informed decision in the minerals discovery process requires access to reliable information and secure data management, with modern visualisation and workflow sequencing. These are among the key features of MICROMINE’s new geological...

Africa Energy Indaba 2020 Reinstates MarketPlace Matchmaking Programme to Connect Energy Stakeholders

Cape Town, February 10, 2020; The Africa Energy Indaba has established itself as Africa's leading and most promising energy event. Founded in 2009, the event has experienced a progressive evolution in presenting pivotal opportunities...

Investment Opportunities Arise as SA’s Energy Minister looks at Producing Power Outside of Eskom

Cape Town, February 6, 2020; The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe revealed on Tuesday that government is looking forward to creating a new entity with the ability to generate power independently...

Growing Solar in Africa

Cape Town, 4th February 2020; Africa’s move towards solar energy is rapidly underway. Many African nations have employed solar energy as a solution to tackling climate change, keeping abreast of their development and ensuring...

We’ve learnt a great deal since South Africa’s biggest quake 50 years ago

Fifty years ago I was a teenager growing up in Cape Town. At about 10pm on 29 September 1969, our house started to shake...

Communities, mining corporations and corruption in South Africa

During the apartheid era in South Africa, the mining industry operated without restraint and had undue influence over government decision-making. This created an environment...

How South Africa’s mining industry can change its ways

South Africa’s mining industry is increasingly cited as one of the key sectors that must yield “radical economic transformation” and help the country heal...

Why Zimbabwe’s diamond mines need better regulation, not state ownership

Zimbabwe, like many African countries, faces an ongoing struggle to secure fair compensation for its mineral wealth. The question of how to maximise government...

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Growing Solar in Africa

Cape Town, 4th February 2020; Africa’s move towards solar energy is rapidly underway. Many African nations have employed solar energy as a solution to...

Farming in South Africa is under threat from climate change. Here’s how

There’s an assumption in the agricultural industry that the yields and prices of crops will vary according to local conditions as well as supply...

Africa’s $2.6 Trillion Energy Gap Provides Opportunities

Johannesburg, 18 November 2020; As per the latest report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), Africa is experiencing the fastest progression of urbanisation the...

Success to the power of 3 for Chicago Pneumatic in Zambia

After achieving resounding successes at South African Mining & Technical Exhibitions (MTE) throughout the year, Chicago Pneumatic again took full advantage of the opportunity...

We’ve learnt a great deal since South Africa’s biggest quake 50 years ago

Fifty years ago I was a teenager growing up in Cape Town. At about 10pm on 29 September 1969, our house started to shake...

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MICROMINE STRENGTHENS DATA MANAGEMENT SOLUTION WITH Geobank 2020 – COMPONENTS CRITICAL TO THE SUCCESS OF RESOURCE COMPANIES

Making an informed decision in the minerals discovery process requires access to reliable information and...

Africa Energy Indaba 2020 Reinstates MarketPlace Matchmaking Programme to Connect Energy Stakeholders

Cape Town, February 10, 2020; The Africa Energy Indaba has established itself as Africa's leading...

Investment Opportunities Arise as SA’s Energy Minister looks at Producing Power Outside of Eskom

Cape Town, February 6, 2020; The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe revealed...

Growing Solar in Africa

Cape Town, 4th February 2020; Africa’s move towards solar energy is rapidly underway. Many African...

The African Renewable Energy Revolution

Johannesburg, 28 January 2020; Africa’s abundant clean energy resources, coupled with new investments in renewable...