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2 February 2023

New South African coal mine will start production this year

New South African coal mine will start production this year Canyon Coal, a subsidiary of private investment company Menar, is developing a new coal mine in the Hendrina region of Mpumalanga in South Africa. Production at Gugulethu (formerly known as De Wittekrans) is expected to start towards the second half of 2023. The first phase […]

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Wetland adds more hectares to national park at Africa’s southern tip

Wetland adds more hectares to national park at Africa’s southern tip On World Wetlands Day, South African National Park (SANParks) and WWF South Africa announced the incorporation of a significant wetland into the Agulhas National Park at the southern tip of Africa. Through a generous donation, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) took ownership of

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Marula Mining in SA is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week

Marula Mining in SA is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week African focused mining and exploration company Marula Mining got a major boost this week when South African based logistics, commodity and investment house Q Global Commodities (QGC) signed up as a major investor and partner.    Marula Mining recently delivered its first shipment of high-grade

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Construction of South Africa’s largest wind farm imminent

Construction of South Africa’s largest wind farm imminent  Seriti Green, a subsidiary of South African coal miner Seriti Resources, will soon begin construction on South Africa’s largest wind farm in Mpumalanga. Amidst the growing energy crisis in South Africa, the company announced that power supply from the new wind farm will come online in 2025.

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Russia, recession, renewables, and African opportunities

Russia, recession, renewables and African opportunities  The geopolitical shift and energy transition represent significant opportunities for Africa, however, more funding is needed across the continent.   Russia’s war in Ukraine, the threat of a global recession, and a growing imperative to switch over to renewables. These are all serious challenges that businesses across the African continent

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