coal mining

 
Coal divestment hits South Africa
Coal divestment hits South Africa
If you’re a global mining giant, you want out of coal quick sticks for the simple reason that the major investment funds will no longer put their...
Anti-coal lobby happy with Standard Bank vote on disclosing carbon emissions
Anti-coal lobby happy with Standard Bank vote on disclosing carbon emissions
Supporters of a Standard Bank resolution which says the bank should disclose its climate change risk say they are pleased with the 38% vote they...
‘Corporate death penalty’ for companies
‘Corporate death penalty’ for companies
Burning coal kills 52 000 people in the United States each year. Digging up that coal creates just under 52 000 jobs. A new research paper from...
Eskom’s coal supply threatened by foiled Optimum deal, Zondo inquiry hears
Eskom’s coal supply threatened by foiled Optimum deal, Zondo inquiry hears
The decision taken by Eskom’s erstwhile chief executive Brian Molefe to give Optimum coal mine the cold shoulder in 2015 jeopardised the coal...
Eskom was at a loss after coal scientist’s suspension
Eskom was at a loss after coal scientist’s suspension
The 32-month suspension of late coal scientist Mark van der Riet compromised Eskom’s efforts to avoid the adverse effects of poor quality coal on...
With emotional goodbye, Germany shutters last black coal mine
With emotional goodbye, Germany shutters last black coal mine
Germany closed its last black coal mine on Friday, paying an emotional tribute to a 200-year-old industry that once fuelled the country's economic...
End of an era as Germany's last black coal mine closes
End of an era as Germany's last black coal mine closes
Germany will close its last black coal mine on Friday, turning the page on two centuries of mining history in the Ruhr region that helped fuel the...
SIU wants Eskom-Tegeta R3.7bn coal contract cancelled
SIU wants Eskom-Tegeta R3.7bn coal contract cancelled
The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) will be taking former Gupta-owned Tegeta Mineral Resources and Eskom to court over a R3.7-billion coal...
KZN mine fight goes on, despite ruling
KZN mine fight goes on, despite ruling
The Full Gospel Church in Somkhele burst into song after a long meeting to discuss what to do after a high court judgment, which had ruled against...
Getting underground and creating value
Getting underground and creating value
The 2018 Joburg Indaba boasted a lineup of 65 speakers and there could have been 120 in retrospect, demonstrating the journey that the mining...
Political expedience is the final insult to polluted Masakhane
Political expedience is the final insult to polluted Masakhane
Nomfundo Nxumalo says she sometimes experiences electric shocks from her washing line and that the clothes need another scrub if they are not...
​Weaker than expected mining results may drag GDP down
​Weaker than expected mining results may drag GDP down
As the African Mining Indaba draws to a close today, the sector recorded strong year-on-year growth in 2017, however its weak momentum may wear on...