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African miners thinking green

By on July 16, 2014 in Climate Change, Mining, Renewables with 0 Comments
African miners thinking green

African mining companies are exploring renewable energy technologies as a means of securing a stable supply of clean and cost-effective electricity for their operations. Anglo Gold Ashanti’s Wouter Ferreira describes renewable energy as the future. The water and energy engineer of the Engineering Field Services arm of the company cites rising costs of electricity and […]

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Britain to fund South African carbon trading experiment

By on July 15, 2014 in Climate Change, Renewables with 0 Comments
Britain to fund South African carbon trading experiment

Britain will expand funding for a programme to help coal-rich South Africa develop a carbon trading market in an attempt to rein in its rising greenhouse gas emissions. The British High Commission in Pretoria last week said it will fund a pilot emissions trading programme from next year to help companies prepare for a 120-rand-per-tonne […]

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