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Can Gas Transform Mauritania?

Can Gas Transform Mauritania?

24 May 24  Blog
The western Sahel state of Mauritania features on both the United Nations list of Least Developed Countries and the US-based Fund for Peace’s Fragile States Index. Yet it is both...
Limits to Algeria’s gas boom

Limits to Algeria’s gas boom

24 May 24  Blog
Algeria is a surprise major beneficiary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. The invasion by Vladimir Putin’s government saw European countries scrambling to reduc...
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23 May 24  News
Gas still has a crucial role to play in South Africa’s energy mix (Engineering News) Gas has an important role to play in South Africa’s energy transition journey, Kearney par...
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20 May 24  News
Minerals Council, Geoscience, IDC going all out to boost South African exploration (Engineering News) A collective effort was apparent on Friday when Minerals Council South Africa...
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tralac Daily News

17 May 24  News
Kenya, Uganda to extend oil pipeline from Eldoret to Kampala (The East African) Kenya and Uganda have agreed to jointly extend the oil pipeline from Eldoret to Uganda in a deal th...
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10 May 24  News
South Africa may curb Shell’s oil exploration over gas-pump exit (Engineering News) South Africa’s energy ministry signaled it may grant fewer oil exploration permits to Shell...
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tralac Daily News

06 May 24  News
Shell confirms plan to divest from SA downstream operations (Daily Maverick) “Shell has decided to reshape the Downstream portfolio and intends to divest our shareholding in She...
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29 Apr 24  News
NCOP approves Climate Change Bill (Engineering News) The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has approved the Climate Change Bill. “The Climate Change Bill will provide th...
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tralac Daily News

26 Apr 24  News
US official announces business partnership with Kenya (Voice of America) About 1,300 delegates and 400 companies participated in the fourth American Chamber of Commerce summit in ...
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10 Apr 24  News
South African fossil fuel subsidies hit record R118bn in 2023 (Engineering News) A new study has found that South Africa’s fossil fuel subsidies tripled between 2018 and 2023, r...
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tralac Daily News

03 Apr 24  News
BLSA calls for immediate reworking of IRP, describing assumptions as ‘spurious’ (Engineering News) Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA), whose members include the largest d...
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tralac Daily News

19 Mar 24  News
Infrastructure investment central to achievement of SA’s development goals (SAnews) President Cyril Ramaphosa says investment in infrastructure is central to the achievement of ...
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14 Mar 24  News
MSC South Africa Inaugurates MEDLOG Cold Store Facility, revolutionizing trade dynamics in the region (FreshPlaza) The MSC Group operates various entities including Mediterranean ...
Indaba Insights: The Mining Outlook in 2024

Indaba Insights: The Mining Outlook in 2024

20 Feb 24  Blog
The theme of 2024’s Mining Indaba was “Embracing the power of positive disruption: A bold new future for African mining”. The three key, “positive disruptors” discussed w...
Mining Indaba 2024 – South Africa cold-shouldered at its own party

Mining Indaba 2024 – South Africa cold-shouldered at its own party

19 Feb 24  Blog
Although the Mining Indaba was held at its usual venue in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2024, participants showed very little interest in the host country. Delegates and speakers wer...
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08 Feb 24  News
Infrastructure deficit continues to hold back African mining (African Business) These are interesting times for the African mining industry. Interest in the continent’s critical...
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07 Feb 24  News
Investec Logistics Update: South Africa’s trade outlook for 2024 (Investec) Global growth is expected to be subdued, if not stagnant in 2024 and amidst this slow growth and some...
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tralac Daily News

06 Feb 24  News
Energy shortage presents mining industry with opportunities, pivotal choices (Mining Weekly) The energy challenges facing mining companies in South Africa have given rise to signi...
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tralac Daily News

05 Feb 24  News
Transnet says rail volumes recovered slightly in the last quarter of 2023 (Engineering News) Transnet says it has witnessed signs of recovery on the North Corridor, which was able...
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tralac Daily News

25 Jan 24  News
Sales of NEVs on the rise in South Africa (Engineering News) Amid a global emphasis on green energy and the subsequent global energy transition, total sales of new energy vehicles...

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