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South Africa and Botswana to improve rail freight links

Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) will collaborate with Botswana Rail (BR) to fix parts of the 126 km (78 mile) rail line between Swartruggens, in South Africa’s North West province, and Mafikeng, on the border with Botswana. South Africa and Botswana have agreed to fund the improvement and extension of rail links between the countries in

Cassels, Fasken assist South Africa-based mining firm’s $8.5-billion buy of Ontario’s Yamana Gold

On May 31, Ontario’s Yamana Gold announced that it has agreed to sell to South-Africa-based mining firm Gold Fields for approximately $8.5 billion. The strategic acquisition is set to combine Gold Fields’ and Yamana’s portfolio of assets and will place Gold Field as a new major player in the global gold mining industry, according to

The cost for South Africa to quit its coal habit: R4-trillion – study

By Antony Squazzin South Africa, the world’s 13th biggest source of greenhouse gases, will need to spend US$250-billion (almost R4-trillion) over the next three decades closing down its coal-fired power plants and replacing them with green energy, according to a study. In addition to closing down the country’s coal-fired plants and building wind and solar power plants,

Mpumalanga Green Cluster Agency to boost regional competition

By Nasi Hako The Mpumalanga Green Cluster Agency has officially been launched by PV Mkhatshwa, the MEC for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism in Mpumalanga, at a gala dinner hosted during the Mpumalanga Energy Summit on 24 May 2022. The Mpumalanga Green Cluster Agency is a not-for-profit organisation registered in South Africa. The Cluster uses