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Mvelaphanda moves into platinum

Chamber of Mines turns on Africa’s first platinum fuel cell

The Chamber of Mines building in Johannesburg will now be powered by a 100kW fuel cell that runs on platinum and natural gas - a showcase of the potential South Africa has to become a significant player in the manufacture of platinum power fuel cell technology.
Fracking: 'water

SA to regulate, monitor shale gas exploration

The government is working on a set of regulations that will ensure that shale gas exploration does not threaten South Africa's environment or compromise research projects linked to the Square Kilometre Array, says Mineral Resources director-general Thibedi Ramontja.
JSE in hedge fund trading first

Camac Energy lists on South African bourse

Camac Energy, a US-based oil and gas exploration and production company focused on energy resources in Africa, on Monday became the first new company to list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in 2014.
Afrox breaks ground on R300m Coega project

Afrox breaks ground on R300m Coega project

Industrial gas company Afrox has broken ground on the site of a R300-million air separation unit at the Coega industrial development zone in the Eastern Cape. The 150-ton per day unit will produce a variety of industrial gases for the automotive, food processing and medical sectors.
Sasol in Mozambican gas venture

Aus firms fast-tracks SA offshore gas project

Australian-listed company Sunbird Energy is fast-tracking the development of the Ibhubesi gas project off South Africa's west coast, which could pave the way for a multi-billion rand investment that would significantly boost the country's gas-to-electricity generation capacity.
Coega secures R300m Afrox investment

Coega secures R300m Afrox investment

Industrial gas company Afrox has signed a land lease agreement with the Coega Development Corporation for the construction of a R300-million air separation unit at the Coega industrial development zone in the Eastern Cape.
Cabinet approves draft fracking rules

Cabinet approves draft fracking rules

The Cabinet has approved the gazetting of draft technical regulations on shale gas exploration and exploitation by means of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, saying it could provide huge impetus for the industrialisation of South Africa's economy.
Sasol in Mozambican gas venture

Aus firm gets SA gas project go-ahead

Australian-listed Sunbird Energy has received government approval for the acquisition of the Ibhubesi gas project off South Africa's west coast, paving the way for a multi-billion rand investment that would boost the country's gas-to-electricity generation capacity.
SA 'to meet 2014 electrification target'

Banks get in on SA’s power boom

Investec Plc announced on Wednesday that it was leading the financing of two South African gas power plants being developed by French company GDF Suez, marking the first major non-renewable independent power projects to be financed by South African institutions.
Call to action for a green economy

Gas power to assist SA, Mozambique

Plans for a gas-fired power plant to supply electricity to South Africa and Mozambique for two years have been unveiled by UK-based power specialist Aggreko and South African investment company Shanduka.

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