Africa Mining: South African miner Harmony Gold in talks to build solar power plant

Africa Mining: South African miner Harmony Gold in talks to build solar power plant

South African miner Harmony Gold is in talks to build a 30 megawatt solar power plant in the Free State province to supply power to some of its operations to try to reduce power costs and dependence on struggling utility Eskom.

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Africa Mining: Namibia Critical Metals signs deal for Kunene small-scale mining

Africa Mining: Namibia Critical Metals signs deal for Kunene small-scale mining

Namibia Critical Metals has signed a deal with a private, undisclosed Namibia-based group for the development of a small-scale manganese mine at its wholly-owned subsidiary Kunene Resources Namibia’s operations.

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Mining vs Safety: Six die at South Africa coal mine gas explosion

Mining vs Safety: Six die at South Africa coal mine gas explosion

The number of people killed by a gas explosion in an unused coal mine in South Africa’s eastern province of Mpumalanga has risen to six, and several others remain trapped, an official at the mine said on Thursday.

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