Category archives for: Mining & Engineering

Women at forefront of Africa’s prime real estate summit

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by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MORE than 300 property professionals are expected to attend the award-winning African Real Estate and Infrastructure Summit that will have women playing a prominent role. The event returns to Sandton in South Africa on October 11-12. “Following two successful editions we have another insightful, strategic conference programme this […]

Digital technology powering mines of the future

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by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE future of the mining industry can benefit from the application and adoption of relevant digital technology, to address rising pressures mounting on business sustainability and reduced energy consumption. This is according to an executive of a digital transformation-focused company Schneider Electric South Africa. Marc Ramsay, ‎Vice President […]

Anglo American completes sale of SA coal project

Coal energy

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ANGLO American has completed the sale of its New Largo thermal coal project in South Africa for R850 million (approximately US$65 million). It has been sold to New Largo Coal Proprietary Limited, which is owned by Seriti Resources and Coalzar. The two companies are majority owned and controlled […]

Mining crucial to revive battling Nigeria economy

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from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE third edition of the Nigeria Mining Week, set for October, represents another step in diversifying Africa’s biggest but struggling economy from over-reliance on oil. It comes as mining has witnessed great developments during the last two years. The event set for the 16th-17th in […]

Government tiff with miner jeopardizes Botswana investment status 

BCL Mine

From ODIRILE  TOTENG in Gaborone, Botswana GABORONE, (CAJ News) – BOTSWANA, the diamond-rich Southern African country, risks reputational damage as an investment destination following the bungled liquidation of BCL Mine and the trail of disputes in the transaction’s wake. The protracted battle has left the future of at least 5 000 mineworkers and their families […]

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