Govt intent on creating incentives for mines to benefit from platinum fuel-cell investment
Engineering News – The South African government is intent on creating incentives for mines to derive greater benefit from investing in platinum fuel-cell technology.
The Chamber celebrates the first anniversary of its fuel cell
Polity – Today marks a year since the Chamber of Mines launched the first 100kw commercial building base load platinum fuel cell using low pressure natural gas in the country – and Africa. The fuel cell industry has the potential to revolutionise the way power is delivered – from cars to mobile phones and computers, as well as to homes and workplaces.
Beyond Catalytic Converters: Slow Platinum Demand Drives SA Fuel Cell Tech Innovation
AFK Insider – In an effort to stimulate demand for platinum beyond jewelry and catalytic converters, the world’s No. 2 platinum producer said today it plans within two years to power its 22-megawatt refinery using fuel cells, which contain the precious metal.
Implats boosts fuel cell outlook at impressive launch
Mining Weekly – Platinum mining company Impala Platinum (Implats) on Thursday unveiled a hydrogen fuel cell forklift and hydrogen refuelling station in the presence of Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor and Gauteng Premier David Makhura at the Impala Refineries in Springs.
Fuel cell technology celebrates major milestone achievements
Mining Review – The 31st of March marks a year since the Chamber of Mines launched the first 100 kw commercial building base load platinum fuel cell using low pressure natural gas in the country – and Africa.
Towards a positive legacy
BizCommunity – The economic landscape of South Africa is changing and this is leading to a constant downward trend in some parts of the mining industry, such as the gold mining industry where jobs have declined. On the other hand, energy projects require employment while mine land rehabilitation can unlock land value.
COMPANY COMMENT: Chamber of Mines; ELB
BD LIVE – An interesting decision is pending from Judge Pierre Rabie, who is considering a move by law firm Malan Scholes and its employee Hulme Scholes to consolidate their application with one from the Chamber of Mines.
SA Chamber of Mines voices concerns around Gupta allegations
SABC – South Africa’s Chamber of Mines wanted to know the extent of “potential Gupta family involvement in the selection of Cabinet Ministers in South Africa”, it said on Thursday.
CoM rails against ‘undue pressure’ as state capture uproar grows
Miningmx – South Africa’s Chamber of Mines (CoM) joined business and civil organisations, as well as parliamentarians, in condemning allegations the Gupta brothers – Atul, Rajesh and Ajay – had been involved in the appointment of government ministers.
Mining chamber concerned about Gupta allegations
IOL – Johannesburg – South Africa’s Chamber of Mines wanted to know the extent of “potential Gupta family involvement in the selection of Cabinet Ministers in South Africa”, it said on Thursday.