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Tag: coal

Billionaires turn to Google Maps-type app to scour earth for cobalt

A coalition of billionaires led by Bill Gates has thrown its financial weight behind a startup hoping to build a “Google Maps for the earth’s crust” to hunt for new sources...

South32 kicks off sale process for South African thermal coal business

Sydney — Australia-listed miner South32 has started the sale process for its South Africa Energy Coal business, a spokesman for the company confirmed via email last Friday. "We have now commenced...

Why two IPP coal power plants got red cards

Research by the University of Cape Town’s Energy Research Centre warns against commissioning two independent power producer (IPP) coal plants as they will cost R20bn. The two coal power plants...

Solar’s time has come – and not a moment too soon

Reports of a shortage of coal supply at six of Eskom’s power stations have sparked concern that load shedding could once again become a reality in South Africa. It’s a stark...

Eskom says coal supplier Optimum mine starts business rescue proceedings

South African power producer Eskom said on Thursday the Optimum coal mine, which is owned by the Gupta family and supplies one of the utility’s power stations, had started business rescue...

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Nano tech coating protects all surfaces

STOPAQ was developed in the Netherlands, using highly advanced nano-technology in the creation of a range of corrosion protection, sealing and waterproofing systems. The Stopaq...

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