Category archives for: Coal

First South Sudan energy summit defies insecurity

South Sudan energy summit

From RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – THE first energy and infrastructure conference in the war-torn South Sudan has exceeded expectations. It brought together 400 delegates including Vice President, James Wani Igga, and ministers of petroleum, energy, trade, roads and environment. “We were blown away by the attendance and by the level […]

Mozambique paradox of plenty strikes with bloody consequence

Vale coal mining

From ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – THE resource curse has returned to haunt Mozambique with deadly consequences, this time pitting international mining companies and villagers resisting their uprooting from their areas the firms see as ripe for mineral extraction. The Moatize District in the western Tete Province is expected to become […]

Cape Town heeds fossil fuel divestment call

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From DION HENRICK in Cape Town, CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – CLEAN energy solutions proponents have lauded South Africa’s Cape Town for its commitment to divest from fossil fuel assets in favour of more sustainable investments. The Mother City joins urban areas around the world in withdrawing their funds from destructive coal, oil and gas […]

CoAL, Rio Tinto settle lengthy tensions

David Brown, Chief Executive Officer CoAl

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – COAL of Africa, the South African-based miner, has fulfilled its financial obligations to Rio Tinto under which the latter’s subsidiary acquired interest in  MbeuYashu acquired interest in Chapudi Coal and Kwezi Mining Exploration. This ends tensions arising from allegations CoAL owed penalties. David Brown, Chief Executive Officer of […]

CoAL completes Pan African Resources buyout

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By GIFT NDOLWANE,JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -COAL of Africa (CoAL) has announced all conditions precedent to the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares in and claims against Pan African Resources Coal Holdings Proprietary Limited have now been fulfilled.This follows Uitkomst Colliery Proprietary Limited having entered into a supply of coal agreement on terms acceptable to […]

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