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Renewable energy potential for mines

Encouraging comments by Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe at the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town last week had the industry abuzz with possibilities for self-generation of electricity. With their recent...

Council throws its weight behind clean energy

The Minerals Council South Africa addressed some of the issues surrounding the mining of coal, in the context of growing public concern in South Africa and around the world on the on its impact on climate change at the Investing in African Mining...

Dark mining days could soon be over

Load shedding will soon be a thing of the past for mine companies. This according to Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe – who hinted at the possibility of mine companies producing their own electricity. Mantashe made...