Can mining companies generate their own power without licenses?

2020-02-05 21:45

Mining companies would do well to examine the detail of any legislative amendments that follow from Minister Gwede Mantashe's announcement that they can generate power for self-use.

Transnet must punch above its weight to grow Africa, says new CEO Portia Derby

2020-02-05 18:06

Newly appointed Transnet group CEO Portia Derby tells delegates at the Investing in African Mining Indaba that the state-owned rail freight company's mission is to yield economic benefits for SA and other African nations.

Eskom transmission business will be 'self-standing' within a month, says Gordhan

2020-02-04 18:48

The new transmission business will be able to buy and sell electricity, which will allow other companies to start generating electricity for the grid.


'Alternative Mining Indaba': you should not only take oil and diamonds

2020-02-05 20:01

A group of protestors marched to the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town to highlight their concerns over the problems extractive mining is causing for communities who live near mines.

State capturers who wanted a piece of the mining pie must be brought to book - Minerals Council president

2020-02-04 21:07

Mining in South Africa was negatively affected "under state capturers who decided they wanted a piece of the industry", says the president of the Minerals Council SA.

3 main risks to sustainable mining in South Africa - report

2020-02-03 21:27

There are three main risks for the mining industry in South Africa, according to a report released by FTI Consulting at the Investing in Africa Mining Indaba in Cape Town.

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