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Fishing communities welcome enviro dept’s Karpowership decision

By: Donna Slater     12th August 2022 Civil society and environmental organisation The Green Connection reports that fishers in the Saldanha Bay, Coega and Richards Bay region were vindicated in their fight to protect their livelihoods against potential environmental damage if ship-borne power stations of Turkey-based powership... 

UK atomic agency selects engineering consortium to help deliver nuclear fusion project

By: Rebecca Campbell     12th August 2022 The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), which is that country’s agency for the development of nuclear fusion power, has selected a consortium, led by design, engineering and project management consultancy Atkins (part of Canada’s multinational SNC-Lavalin group) as prime contractor, to be its... 

Greenpeace targets Woodside supplies in Germany - report

By: Esmarie Iannucci     12th August 2022 Environmental group Greenpeace on Friday claimed that environmental activists in Germany had blocked a ship carrying pipelines slated for use in ASX-listed Woodside’s Scarborough offshore gas project. Greenpeace Australia Pacific head of clean transitions, Jess Panegyres, said that around 20... 

Specialists complete inspection project

12th August 2022 The benefit of rope access for routine industrial inspection work was again demonstrated when leading rope access specialist Skyriders Access Specialists successfully completed a project for Easigas in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape. 

Sappi announces first sustainability-linked financing facility

By: Schalk Burger     11th August 2022 JSE-listed woodfibre products and solutions multinational Sappi says its €515-million international revolving credit facility is its first financing facility with sustainability-linked key performance indicators (KPIs) and benefits from the group’s newly developed Sustainable Financing Framework.... 

Australian resources key to decarbonising - Minister

By: Esmarie Iannucci     11th August 2022 The Australian resources sector, including its coal and gas sectors, had a significant role to play in the nation’s decarbonising efforts, federal Resources Minister Madeleine King said. Speaking at the Queensland Resources Media Club, in Brisbane, King said that traditional resources would help... 

Ironveld starts refurbishment work at Rustenburg smelter

By: Donna Slater     11th August 2022 Aim-listed iron, vanadium and titanium project developer Ironveld and its team of specialist contractors has started work at the mothballed Ferrochrome Furnaces (FCF) smelter site, in Rustenburg, in South Africa’s North West province. This follows the successful completion of a £4.5-million... 

Santos buys pipeline for Narrabri

By: Esmarie Iannucci     11th August 2022 Oil and gas major Santos on Thursday announced the acquisition of Hunter Gas Pipeline, which owns an approved underground gas pipeline route from Wallumbilla in Queensland to Newcastle in New South Wales. The underground pipeline route passes close to Santos’ Narrabri gas project and the... 

BHP hoping to harness the wind

By: Esmarie Iannucci     11th August 2022 Diversified miner BHP has announced a partnership to undertake a technical assessment of wind-assisted propulsion to lower its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The miner has partnered with Pan Pacific Copper (PPC), a member of JX Nippon Mining & Metals group, and auxiliary wind propulsion systems... 

A$1bn investment marked for Atlas and Roma North

By: Esmarie Iannucci     11th August 2022 Oil and gas major Senex has announced plans to invest more than A$1-billion in a major expansion of its Atlas and Roma North natural gas developments in Queensland. The company on Thursday announced that it would increase its natural gas production to 60 petajoules (PJ) per year with work... 

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