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China’s role in electric vehicles

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) World Energy Outlook 2019 China’s growing energy needs are increasingly met by renewables, natural gas and electricity. The scale of China’s future electricity demand and the challenge of...

Africa continues to be ripe for investment

Even though economic growth is slowing globally, technology innovation is unlocking unparalleled opportunities for countries all over the world. Nowhere is this more evident than in Africa where developing economies are in a prime position to...

Why is mine rehab still a challenge?

Despite South Africa’s mine closure laws comparing well internationally, the country can boast very few examples of successfully implemented mine closure; instead, over 6 000 mines have been abandoned without adequate rehabilitation. This situation...

Sustainable mining in Africa

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has positioned itself as a leading partner of engineering, equipment, technology, plant and service solutions to mining, cement , chemical, fertiliser, and oil and gas industries across the African continent. For...

Opportunities emerge from Mining Charter III

By Bruce Dickinson and Jonathan Veeran, partners, Webber Wentzel Recent changes in mining and environmental regulations relating to the way mining companies can deal with their rehabilitation liabilities open up opportunities to take a co-ordinated...