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Company Announcement: Atlas Copco launches five new underground products at Bauma in Munich PDF Available

Atlas Copco is launching five new products for underground construction and mining applications at the Bauma 2013 exhibition
21st May 2013
 
SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE

South Africa mooted as platinum industry’s ‘Silicon Valley’

South Africa’s unique opportunity in platinum-related development is beckoning. There is growing conviction that South Africa could and should become the first mover in creating a kind of ‘Platinum Valley’ that emulates the great Silicon...
27th January 2012
 
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DURBAN DUST UP

The globally televised fisticuffs at the seventeenth Conference of the Parties (COP 17) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Durban were symbolic of the dust up that has ensued at the intellectual level of these...
16th December 2011
 
climate change

Fuel cells provide clean power, cut carbon, sustain jobs

Hydrogen fuel cells using platinum catalysts are efficient, versatile and scaleable and represent a proven technology that bestows clean, reliable and cost-effective power.
16th December 2011
 
CLIMATE CHANGE

Fuel cells provide clean power, cut carbon, sustain jobs

Hydrogen fuel cells using platinum catalysts are efficient, versatile and scaleable and represent a proven technology that ensures clean, reliable and cost-effective power. This is a strong endorsement of the long-studied fuel-cell technology....
15th December 2011
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

16/12/2011 (On-The-Air) Audio Available

The US retail giant Walmart is storming into South Africa waving a big green wand; South Africa’s Sasol has bought into the new billion-dollar climate-change technology project in Norway; and South Africa has a great opportunity to use platinum,...
15th December 2011
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

09/12/2011 (On-The-Air) Audio Available

Anglo American says ‘hundreds of thousands of jobs’ can be created in South Africa from developing fuel cells, Brazil and South Africa are in talks to trade with the rand and the real rather than the dollar and the euro; and the local...
9th December 2011
 
MINING INDUSTRY

Durban’s climate-change failure risk to mining – ICMM

Failure to reach a global climate-change agreement in Durban and countries going it alone would result in the mining industry having to deal with 195 different regulatory regimes, which posed a “terrible management risk", International Council...
8th December 2011
 
MINE WATER

UNFCCC endorses eMalahleni water reclamation plant

The eMalahleni water reclamation plant in the Witbank Coalfields was the only mining initiative to be endorsed by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Momentum for Change Initiative at the COP 17 meeting in Durban,...
8th December 2011
 
PLATINUM

'Hundreds of thousands of jobs', clean power from fuel cells – Anglo

The window of opportunity is “wide open” for South Africa to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs and simultaneously obtain a source of clean of emission-free power, Anglo American CEO Cynthia Carroll said in Durban. “With platinum at...
5th December 2011
 
CLEAN COAL

SA supports carbon capture technology but costs a concern

South Africa was fully committed to carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, but the cost of CCS remained "prohibitively high" for developing countries like South Africa, which have a myriad of socioeconomic challenges to deal with, Energy...
1st December 2011
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

25/11/2011 (On-The-Air) Audio Available

Xolani Gwala Hopes of generating massive amounts of clean electricity from Central Africa are being rekindled; South Africans need to recycle more as part of our response to combating climate change; and the Russian company Renova is keen to invest more in...
25th November 2011
 
 
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