Africa powers ahead of US on clean coal

In the clean coal lab

JOHANNESBURG – THIS week, experts in Washington praised a little-known laboratory in Johannesburg (South Africa) that has pioneered ways of burning coal with less emission. Professor Rosemary Falcon heads the Clean Coal Research Group at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits. There, she leads a team of chemists, engineers and other scientists More...

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By On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Diamond boost for African Utility Week 2018

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – PREPARATIONS for next week’s African Utility Week (AUW) have received a major boost after Lucy Electric confirmed its longstanding partnership for the event. The company will More...

THERMAL COAL STATIONS
By On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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Kenya coal plant confirmed for coast

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – EAST Africa’s largest economy – Kenya’s first coal-fired plant is set to bring electricity to an area of high unemployment and puts the country at the table for a More...

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By On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Mozambique paradox of plenty strikes with bloody consequence

From ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – THE resource curse has returned to haunt Mozambique with deadly consequences, this time pitting international mining companies and villagers More...

Coal of Africa Limited
By On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Minister rescinds appeal against integrated water use

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -Coal of Africa Limited (“CoAL”  has announced the suspension of the Integrated Water Use Licence (“IWUL”) for the Makhado Project has been lifted by the South African Minister More...

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By On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Energy, technology added to industry awards

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THIS year’s African Utility Week Industry Awards will be bigger than ever following the addition of five more categories. These are Small-Scale Sustainable Energy Project, Innovative More...

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By On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Engen, MTN seal Mobile Money partnership

KIGALI, (CAJ News) – ENGEN customers in Rwanda can now purchase fuel, lubricants and other goods using MTN Mobile Money. With this launch, MTN Mobile Money customers will be able to make transactions at all ten More...

Christopher Kabosha, Sasol Energy: Senior Manager: Marketing and Public Affairs
By On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Sasol offers charities early festive cheer

Christopher Kabosha, Sasol Energy: Senior Manager: Marketing and Public Affairs JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – INTEGRATED energy and chemical company, Sasol, has handed over mobile trailers to charity organisations More...

Coal mining
By On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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Ding announced new CoAL director

Coal mining JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – COAL of Africa Limited (CoAL), the emerging exploration, development and mining company operating in South Africa, has announced the appointment of Shangren Ding as a More...

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By On Monday, May 16th, 2016
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Bigger African Utility Week set for Cape Town

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – MORE than 6 000 power and water professionals from more than 70 countries are set to converge in Cape Town for the 16th African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa conference and trade More...