Category archives for: Mining & Engineering

Billions invested in renewable energy to address SA power deficit

Solar energy storage plant

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Pofadder, Northern Cape POFADDER, (CAJ News) – GOVERNMENT and the private sector are investing billions of rands as South Africa makes the most of its abundance in renewable sources of energy and ultimately address erratic power supplies that are partly to blame for prevailing economic challenges. The country has vast clean energy sources as […]

Protests erupt over alleged looting of Zimbabwe diamonds

Zimbabwe police dogs

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE government and global industry regulators have been urged to investigate alleged human rights abuses and reported brutality by security forces against civilians protesting the suspected looting of diamond revenue from the Marange fields. Human rights groups reported armed soldiers and police who fired teargas […]

US$1 billion bond certificate enhances AMG’s gold status

Frank Buyanga

by NALEDI NDLOVU JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE African Medallion Group (AMG) has introduced a US$1 billion gold-backed bond certificate, a global solution that enables people from anywhere in the world to invest in and enjoy the benefits of owning the special metal. The development is expected to solidify the start-up’s position in the gold […]

AngloGold CEO quits, joins Vedanta Resources

SRINIVASAN Venkatakrishnan

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SRINIVASAN Venkatakrishnan has resigned as Chief Executive Officer of AngloGold Ashanti to take a similar role at Vedanta Resources. He will remain in his current role until August 30. A search for the new AngloGold Ashanti CEO is underway. “The board will search globally for a candidate with the […]

Power meters to come to a standstill in 2024

Electricity pre-paid reader

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THERE are concerns South African utilities might leave it too late until about 7 million prepaid electricity meters become obsolete by 2024 when the system that runs credit tokens run out of numbers. The Standard Transfer Specification Association (STSA) has thus embarked on an awareness programme to inform […]

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