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The future of coal

With Eskom’s maintenance problems and electricity generation shortfall, South Africa’s President Zuma announced last year that the country would expand its nuclear energy capability. If so, what is coal’s future? Tony Stone looks at whether nuclear...

Intelligence on demand

Given that you can’t effectively manage what you can’t measure, problems incurred during the drilling process, be these intentional or unintentional, are costly, in lost time and money. But, there is a solution. In the January edition of Inside...
Biodiversity in mining

Biodiversity in mining

We are our world. What we do with our world will shape our future. Inside Mining supports the International Council on Mining & Metals in its efforts to ensure biodiversity in mining.  In the October issue of Inside Mining, Dr Anthony Hodge...

Guideline for water-use licensing

Golder Associates has developed a guideline for water-use licence application for a key mining client that it hopes will become an invaluable resource for the industry, says Riana Munnik. South Africa’s legislation in terms of water use is the most...

Redefining project integration in Africa

Golder Associates is showcasing the full extent of its service capabilities in Africa, this time for Ivanhoe Mines’ Kamoa copper project in the DRC.   Golder Associates is showcasing the full extent of its service capabilities in Africa,...

Cementing its leading industry position

Astec Industries aims to expand its presence in the mining sector and wholly owned subsidiary Osborn is perfectly suited to help realise this strategy. The journey Osborn and Astec have taken since merging in 2000 has been a prosperous one. Already...

First Solar’s world-class PV solutions for Africa

Leading global photovoltaic (PV) energy solutions provider First Solar has installed over 8 GW of major utility-scale renewable energy around the world. Considered an industry leader in its field, the company is looking to introduce and share its...

BVI Group’s launch pad into Africa

BVi Group’s strategic business focus to expand into Africa some two and half years ago has been a resounding success. The company is under way with numerous projects across the continent, including its first mega mining infrastructure venture –...