GOLD 1306.66 $/ozChange: -5.97
PLATINUM 1483.50 $/ozChange: -5.00
R/$ exchange 10.62Change: -0.02
R/€ exchange 14.33Change: 0.01
We have detected that the browser you are using is no longer supported. As a result, some content may not display correctly.
We suggest that you upgrade to the latest version of any of the following browsers:
close notification
powered by
Advanced Search
Energy Efficiency

Carbon tax repeal does not take emission reduction off the table – Deloitte

The repeal of Australia’s carbon tax would mean little change for businesses over the short term, advisory firm Deloitte has warned. The Senate this week voted 39 to 32 in favour of killing the tax, a move that had been welcomed by the minerals...
18th July 2014

Obama govt’s toughest action yet orders 30% cut in carbon emissions

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday introduced its toughest action yet to cut down on carbon emissions, ordering a 30% reduction from 2005 levels by 2030 in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power plants, not auguring well for...
2nd June 2014
Company Announcement

Roadmap to help mining companies seize large energy savings opportunities PDF Available

Many mineral processing plants are being designed and operated at less than optimal energy efficiency. This is happening at a time of rising energy and processing costs, declining ore grades, stakeholder concerns about energy and carbon footprints...
20th May 2014

Australia puts off penalties in proposed fund to cut emissions

Australia will focus on rewards rather than penalties for limiting greenhouse gases, according to a government paper outlining a new climate policy proposed to start this year. Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s Liberal-National coalition, vowing to...
2nd May 2014
Mining Services

Ventilation event highlights energy optimisation at deep-level mines

The energy efficiency of ventilation and cooling systems installed at deep-level mining operations will be a central theme of the tenth International Mine Ventilation Congress (IMVC), reports local organising committee (LOC) chairperson Frank von...
4th April 2014

Tropicana joint venture gold project, Australia Restricted

AngloGold Ashanti and its joint venture partner Independence Group officially opened the Tropicana gold mine on March 6.
28th March 2014

Outsourcing group empowering HDSAs Video Available

TSEBO ON DISPLAY Denis Hourquebie and Clive Smith discuss tactics during the Mining Indaba Historically disadvantaged South African (HDSA) entrepreneurs are poised to benefit significantly, owing to local hospitality services and facilities management company Tsebo Outsourcing Group’s supplier development programme, which allocates...
7th March 2014

Packaging firm leads way with energy-management certification

South African packaging company Nampak has become the first company in South Africa to be awarded ISO 50001: 2011 certification by inspection, verification, testing and certification services SGS South Africa in November. “Nampak’s...
21st February 2014
Company Announcement

Schneider Electric introduces StruxureWare for Mining, Minerals and Metals PDF Available

Schneider Electric South Africa, a specialist in energy management, has announced the release of StruxureWare for Mining, Minerals and Metals, a comprehensive suite of applications, which optimises production operations to reduce costs and improve...
31st January 2014
Indaba Roundup

Firm to showcase its Africa-focused services and operating expertise at Mining Indaba

Global environmental engineering consulting firm Golder Associates will highlight its service offering for the African continent at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, which will take place at the Cape Town International Convention...
24th January 2014

From the role of nuclear to the position of gas, IRP debate heats up

Much of the initial commentary on the draft update of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) has focused on the potential delay, downscaling or even abandonment of South Africa’s proposed new nuclear build programme. But more comprehensive responses...
20th January 2014
Editorial Insight

Laudable ferrochrome energy cut, Congo iron-ore advance expected, private cash available for M&A

A ferrochrome smelting complex has reduced its power use by 21.3%; three companies are building iron-ore mines in the Republic of Congo; and financial stress in the resources sector is creating opportunities for private-equity investment.
17th January 2014
Topic Multimedia
View all
Amplats capitalising mechanised mines, may... Video
High-Tech mining flies into SA Video
Resources Watch Video
Aviation hitech flying into South African... Video
Mining needs quantum change – SAIMM Video
State mulling Eskom’s ‘comprehensive... Video
60 000 ex-mineworkers come forward to claim... Video
Top-level intervention needed to salvage Anglo,... Video
Underground diamond mine to have automated... Video
View all
Underground coal gasification has key... Audio
WDC hopes to resolve Zim diamonds... Audio
Anooraq focusing on doubling output... Audio
Tanzania's Jengo wants mine listings... Audio
Wits Gold plans to move De Bron into... Audio
London Mining expects iron-ore prices... Audio
Tungsten-miner Malaga mulls 2nd mill,... Audio
Kebble R1bn unlocked as... Audio
Geovic confident on Cameroon cobalt... Audio