MENU

Mining & Energy
Category

2 options to mitigate the impact of loadshedding on your business

December 13, 2019 • Mining & Energy, SponsoredComments Off on 2 options to mitigate the impact of loadshedding on your business

With loadshedding in South Africa reaching all-time highs, shifting to Stage 6 this week alone, many South African companies have already begun to see the risks involved as their business networks go down. One of the biggest issues facing small to medium-sized business is downtime during load shedding. “It has been made clear that load [&hellip...

Read More

INTERVIEW: Africa Data Centres take on sustainable solutions

December 11, 2019 • Features, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on INTERVIEW: Africa Data Centres take on sustainable solutions

Mitigating the effects of climate change is every person and company’s responsibility – especially in Africa where experts believe it will be harder hit than most other parts of the world, says Katie Hill, Director of Business Operations for...

Stronger together: working towards a green holiday season with Indegy and NU Africa

December 3, 2019 • Mining & Energy, Security, SponsoredComments Off on Stronger together: working towards a green holiday season with Indegy and NU Africa

What would you rather experience this December: a ‘black festive season’, with issues and uncertainty around energy, water and other critical infrastructure, or ‘Green-for-Go’ holidays – with running water, operational communications and all the...

Rural areas can and must be connected in Africa

November 27, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Features, Mining & EnergyComments Off on Rural areas can and must be connected in Africa

Information and Communication Technologies can enhance rural communities opportunities in Africa by improving their access to market information. For digital transformation to truly be a meaningful success, and the benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

PEG Africa expands solar energy solutions across Africa

November 8, 2019 • Mining & Energy, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on PEG Africa expands solar energy solutions across Africa

West Africa-based pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar company, PEG Africa announced on Friday, 8 November 2019, that it has moved into Mali – leveraging its successful expansion playbook on the back of a profitable first year in Senegal. PEG Africa provides...

Energy focused tech startup launches in Kenya

October 17, 2019 • East Africa, Mining & Energy, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Energy focused tech startup launches in Kenya

VentureBuilder officially launched on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, with support from the DOEN Foundation, Facebook, Shell Foundation, and USAID. The energy-focused startup aims at scaling African-owned and managed off-grid solar enterprises – mandated...

INTERVIEW: Projects delivering technology for life in Africa

September 13, 2019 • East Africa, Features, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on INTERVIEW: Projects delivering technology for life in Africa

KOKO is a venture-backed technology company that believes communities thrive when each of their members is connected to opportunity. From product development and engineering projects to sustainable energy solutions, KOKO is on a mission to deliver technology...

Sasol invests in technology from Siemon

Sasol invests in technology from Siemon

September 6, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Mining & Energy, Southern AfricaComments Off on Sasol invests in technology from Siemon

Global network infrastructure company, Siemon announced that it has installed technology solutions throughout Sasol’s new 11-storey, 70,000m2 head office complex – Sasol Place – in Sandton, South Africa. The state-of-the-art building has been kitted...

Assmang opts for mobile data centre with Datacentrix at Khumani Mine

Assmang opts for mobile data centre with Datacentrix at Khumani Mine

September 5, 2019 • Mining & EnergyComments Off on Assmang opts for mobile data centre with Datacentrix at Khumani Mine

Assmang has announced that it has deployed a solution that was proposed, designed and deployed by Infrasol, Datacentrix’ infrastructure design and deployment business unit at its Khumani Iron Ore Mine in the Northern Cape, South Africa. The mobile data...

ENGIE acquires off-grid solar solutions company to light up Africa

September 5, 2019 • East Africa, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on ENGIE acquires off-grid solar solutions company to light up Africa

Electric utility company, ENGIE has announced that it has expanded its decentralised energy offering in Africa through the acquisition of Mobisol, off-grid solar solutions company. It’s reported that Mobisol has operations in Tanzania, Rwanda, and Kenya...

Solar panels being installed in West Africa by PEG Africa

PEG Africa raises $5 million for expansion in West Africa

September 4, 2019 • Mining & Energy, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on PEG Africa raises $5 million for expansion in West Africa

PEG Africa, a pay-as-you-go solar company based in West Africa, has recently raised $5 million from ElectriFI in order to continue its expansion in existing markets. PEG Africa finances and deploys solar energy to SMEs and households in West Africa. PEG...

Worley CEO Andrew Wood (left) together with AVEVA CEO Craig Hayman (right)

Worley, AVEVA set to launch cloud-based Enterprise Resource Management solution

August 26, 2019 • Mining & EnergyComments Off on Worley, AVEVA set to launch cloud-based Enterprise Resource Management solution

Engineering and Industrial Software company AVEVA announced, on 26 August 2019, a partnership with Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) company Worley. Worley will use AVEVA’s Enterprise Resource Management solution as its preferred materials...

The Welltec WAI on its way for deployment

Welltec and Total E&P Congo deploy world’s first cement-less completion

July 11, 2019 • Mining & Energy, West AfricaComments Off on Welltec and Total E&P Congo deploy world’s first cement-less completion

Welltec, well intervention and well constructions solutions company, has announced the first deployment of a completely cement-less completion in the Republic of Congo during 2019’s second quarter. Welltec, in the first quarter of 2017, deployed the...

The three young women being honored by Norconsult Iyanda.

3 young women engineers make a difference in their communities

June 30, 2019 • Mining & Energy, People, Southern AfricaComments Off on 3 young women engineers make a difference in their communities

Norconsult Iyanda is a black woman-owned electrical engineering company that provides knowledge and expertise in design and project management for electrical engineering projects. Three young women who are employees of Norconsult Iyanda have been honoured by...

The Solar Freeze project, which won the first runner up position as well as $75,000.

Two Kenyan teams win $100,000 in Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge

June 26, 2019 • East Africa, Mining & EnergyComments Off on Two Kenyan teams win $100,000 in Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge

Kenya’s Solar Freeze and Illuminum Greenhouses are the winners in Cisco’s Problem Solver Challenge. Solar Freeze was the first runner up, winning $75,000, and Illuminum Greenhouses was the second runner up, winning $25,000. Both projects are from...

LG launches Zero Carbon 2030 initiative

LG launches Zero Carbon 2030 initiative

June 9, 2019 • Mining & EnergyComments Off on LG launches Zero Carbon 2030 initiative

LG Electronics (LG) has launched its aggressive Zero Carbon 2030 initiative, committing to achieving net-zero carbon emissions from its global operations within 12 years. In line with its larger sustainable business strategy, LG will look to reduce carbon...