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    For several years, Buffalo Coal has been a mainstay in the coal mining town of Dundee in KwaZulu-Natal, a province which is home to a large proportion of South Africa’s coal operations. The publicly-listed mining company owns two coal assets in the region – the...

South Africa’s energy landscape has historically been dominated by heavy-polluting coal-powered electricity. Thanks to an abundance of the black mineral, the largest economy and most developed country on the continent has powered its cities and regions from coal power plants. However, the energy mix is...

With a history stretching back to 1950 when Basil Leonard Read established a small construction engineering company in Boksburg, Basil Read has now firmly established itself as a best in class provider of construction and mining services across Southern Africa.  Spanning six divisions, Basil Read has...

It has been a busy few months for Resource Generation (ASX, JSE:RSG) as CEO Rob Lowe and the team bring the Boikarabelo mine, located in South Africa’s Waterberg region, into development. Lowe has overseen a programme of putting the building blocks in place to ensure...

Universal coal listed on the ASX in 2010 on a portfolio of near-term exploration projects. The Universal team had a clear strategy in mind how the company would progress from a junior explorer into an established South Africa coal miner. Universal Coal quickly went about...

The ELB Group traces its origins back to the early days of the 20th century and the enthusiasm and foresight of its founder, Edward L Bateman, who established the company in 1919. The company enjoyed steady growth and in 1951 The ELB Group was listed...

ACWA Power, one of the world’s leading investor, developer, co-owner and operator of a portfolio of power and desalinated water plants, has developed into a leader of solar energy. Based in Saudi Arabia, the firm’s portfolio of renewable energy projects expands across the globe and can be found in Europe, Africa and Asia. The firm’s most recent and award-winning South African venture is the Bokpoort CSP Independent Power Project (IPP) located in the rural town of Groblershoop in the Northern Cape, 900 kilometers west of Johannesburg.  

Resource Generation’s Boikarabelo coal mine, in the Waterberg region of South Africa, is sitting within the Waterberg coal field that potentially 40 per cent of South Africa’s remaining coal resource. The 16,900 hectares of farmland owned by the company are estimated to produce over a...

De Beers has been the world's leading producer of diamonds for more than 126 years, in which time has seeped into the public consciousness like few other mining companies could. It provided the diamonds for the British Crown Jewels, created the slogan "A diamond is...