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Yellen to meet with donors, private sector on South Africa's energy transition

Reuters 27 Jan 2023
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met with local officials in South Africa's coal mining region of Mpumalanga on Friday, pledging America's firm support to ensure the country's transition to renewable energy does not leave them behind.
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Yellen to meet with donors, private sector on South Africa’s energy transition

FX Empire 27 Jan 2023
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met with local officials in South Africa’s coal mining region of Mpumalanga on Friday, pledging America’s firm support to ensure the country’s transition to renewable energy does not leave them behind.
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Yellen says South African coal communities need $3.5 billion

Mining Dot Com 27 Jan 2023
South Africa is the first developing country to have signed a JETP with rich nations ... South Africa has about 90 000 coal miners and 14 of State power utility Eskom Holdings plants run on the fuel ... Almost all the nation’s coal is mined in the eastern province of Mpumalanga.
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Desperate to be a CEO? Here's the worst job in global energy

Independent online (SA) 27 Jan 2023
The last year when the lights stayed on every day in South Africa was 2017 ... The problem in South Africa has many idiosyncratic elements - and we'll get to those in a moment - but offers a wider lesson to emerging nations ... Finally, South Africa, where the coal mining lobby is deeply embedded in the government, needs to embrace renewable energy.
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Ironveld Mining, Pace enter JV to produce, sell DMS-grade magnetite

Mining Weekly 27 Jan 2023
... media separation- (DMS-) grade magnetite from Ironveld’s mine in Limpopo, South Africa.
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Yellen says South African coal communities need $3.5bn

Mining Weekly 27 Jan 2023
South Africa has identified more than R60-billion of investments needed to help communities in the coal-mining Mpumalanga province as the ...
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These Five Spectacular Impact Craters On Earth Highlight Our Planet’s Wild History

IFL Science 27 Jan 2023
Vredefort, South Africa ... The latter is the case at the Vredefort structure in South Africa. It is estimated that more than a third of the world’s gold has been mined from here ... The town of Nördlingen is inside the crater, just south of the centre.
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The Hill’s Morning Report — Amid economic uncertainty, Biden clashes with GOP

The Hill 27 Jan 2023
Editor’s note. The Hill’s Morning Report is our daily newsletter that dives deep into Washington’s agenda ... Close ... Subscribe ... Note ... Vox ... Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is in South Africa, where she will visit the coal mining region of Mpumalanga and emphasize the U.S. commitment to South Africa’s Just Energy Transition Partnership.
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Spanish tech firm Torsa opens Joburg office as it broadens footprint

Independent online (SA) 26 Jan 2023
Spanish mining technology company Torsa has launched its pan-African business hub in South Africa with intentions to drastically reduce mining incidents and fatalities, it said yesterday in a statement ... “South Africa is a very interesting market, not only because of its mining ...
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South Africa's RBCT coal exports hit 29-year low in 2022

Reuters 26 Jan 2023
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 26 (Reuters) - South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) saw coal exports fall to 50.35 million tonnes last year, down 14% to their lowest since 1993, reflecting a lack of trains to carry coal from mines to port ... RBCT, owned by coal mining companies ...
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South Africa’s blackouts threaten platinum supply in top miner

Mining Dot Com 26 Jan 2023
The electricity crunch is hurting South African industry and agriculture and blackouts are expected for at least two more years, threatening output in Africa’s most industrialized economy ... South Africa mines roughly 70% of the world’s platinum and about 40% of all palladium, according to Metals Focus Ltd.
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Blackouts to cost miners an extra R13.5bn

Business Day 26 Jan 2023
South Africa’s mining industry will pay an extra R13.5bn in electricity costs by 2024.
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These five spectacular impact craters on Earth highlight our planet's wild history

Phys Dot Org 26 Jan 2023
Vredefort, South Africa ... The latter is the case at the Vredefort structure in South Africa. It is estimated that more than a third of the world's gold has been mined from here ... The town of Nördlingen is inside the crater, just south of the center.
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South Africa hears historic class action for lead poisoning launched by Zambian children and women

Business Ghana 25 Jan 2023
At the end of the 12-day hearing that opened on 20 January, the Court will decide whether to certify this unprecedented class action demanding that Anglo American South Africa remedy the adverse health impacts of its mining activities in the District of Kabwe, Zambia.
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Yellen to Visit South Africa for Bilateral Trade Talks January 25-27 - Treasury

Urdu Point 25 Jan 2023
... South Africa," Yellen said in a press release on Tuesday ... Yellen will end her trip on Friday with a visit to the coal mining region of Mpumalanga, the release said, adding that she will emphasize the United States' commitment to South Africa's Just Energy Transition Partnership.

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