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Minergy revels in Botswana’s coal milestone

Minergy CEO Morné du Plessis has described the first coal export to South Africa by the company as a milestone achievement for Botswana’s coal industry. Minergy, the coal mining and trading company with the Masama coal mine located in the Mmamabula Coalfield of Botswana, announced the export of Botswana’s first …

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Explosion-proof hoists for Kusile coal conveyors

Condra has completed manufacture of eight explosion-proof, high-lift hoists – four of them articulated – for Tenova Bateman. All are custom-built, two-speed machines that utilise the modularity of Condra’s K‑Series to deliver performance capabilities precisely tailored to the individual requirements of each application. After commissioning at Kusile Power Station, the …

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FQM says renewable energy is key to mining

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) believes the private sector investment in renewable energy will inevitably play an increasingly important role in meeting the country’s energy deficit. Speaking before a Parliamentary Committee on Energy, FQM Head of Government Affairs John Gladston said it was clear that the energy crisis has been created …

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