R/€ = 17.08 Change: 0.00
R/$ = 16.79 Change: -0.01
Au 1775.14 $/oz Change: -15.04
Pt 937.50 $/oz Change: -2.00


Yamkela Makupula

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     5th August 2022 This week we profile Yamkela Makupula, CEO of the South African Diamond Producers Organisation, a nonprofit industry body that represents alluvial diamond miners and marketers across the country 

Fairview gasfield expansion, Australia

By: Sheila Barradas     5th August 2022 Oil and gas major Santos plans to drill and connect more than 130 new production wells in the Fairview gasfield. 

MEA Energy Transition Readiness Index highlights the region’s potential as an exporter of green hydrogen 

29th July 2022 By Siemens Energy and Roland Berger  Siemens Energy and global management consultancy Roland Berger launched on Thursday the Energy Transition Readiness Index for the Middle East and Africa region. Responses from around 400 energy industry experts, who attended the MEA Energy Week conference last... 

US coal giants see surging sales as global prices reach records

By: Bloomberg     29th July 2022 The biggest US coal miners are seeing soaring revenues as global demand for the dirtiest fossil fuel drives prices to record highs. Peabody Energy, the biggest US coal producer, saw second-quarter sales jump 83% to $1.32-billion, the most since 2018, the company said in a Thursday statement.... 

Confusing signals

By: Terence Creamer     29th July 2022 Given the high levels of mistrust and misinformation in energy markets currently it has become increasingly difficult to discern what is required to improve the situation in the short-term, while also ensuring that those immediate actions do not come back to haunt us in the future. Without doubt,... 

Mining firms blow cold on India's plan to dig deep for coal

By: Reuters     26th July 2022 India's plan to auction abandoned coal mines to private firms to meet rising energy demand has brought little cheer to the industry as running the mines poses financial, technological and safety risks companies are reluctant to take on, analysts said. Grappling with unprecedented energy and... 

Commission recommends approval of SFF’s buyout of 50% stake in Cape Town Terminal

By: Schalk Burger     22nd July 2022 The Competition Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal that it approve, without conditions, the State-owned Strategic Fuel Fund’s (SFF’s) acquisition of  a 50% interest in the Cape Town Terminal from oil and gas multinational BP Southern Africa. The Cape Town Terminal, located in... 

A green hydrogen economy depends on this little-known machine

By: Bloomberg     22nd July 2022 Solar power depends on the solar cell. Wind power, the wind turbine. The key to the green hydrogen economy is a little-known machine with a name out of 1950s sci-fi — the electrolyser. And after a century of obscurity, the electrolyser’s moment has come. 

Ex-classified lighting solution for alcohol manufacturer

22nd July 2022 Lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder has supplied a light-emitting diode (LED) solution for alcohol manufacturer AlcoNCP in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. This new lighting installation needed to comply to zone specifications while providing a highly reliable and energy-efficient lighting solution. 

New gauge assembly protects people and the environment

By: Mandisa Nyathi     22nd July 2022 Measuring instruments supplier Wika Instruments has launched its new Emission Control Gauge, referred to as the Emico gauge pressure measuring assembly, to ensure safety for people and the environment in critical processes, says Wika product specialist Sagadevan Kanniappen. 

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