Mining exploration finally gets some love from regulators

  Industry wants government to emulate Canada’s hugely successful exploration model to unlock financing. By Ciaran Ryan 12 Oct 2020  00:03 A flow-through tax incentive wouldn’t hurt SA’s revenue collections and would deliver considerable macro-economic impact, including immediate job creation. Image: Shutterstock It’s astonishing how fast things can change in a few months. A year ago mining exploration, while not exactly dead, was gasping for air. “There’s no reason why SA should not account for a far larger share of global investment in mineral exploration,” says Errol Smart, MD of junior miner Orion Minerals,…

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Women in Wheels | How Liz Gorbunov made an impact at Nissan SA and what drives her ambition

• Liz Gorbunov joined Nissan South Africa in 2016. • In 2021, she’ll be responsible for commercialising the new Nissan Navara. • Liz believes that women are just as capable as their male counterparts. • For more motoring stories, go to www.Wheels24.co.za Nissan celebrates the production of the 500 000th Leaf Nissan’s all-electric car, the Leaf, saw the 500 000th unit being built. In 2016, Nissan South Africa gained a gem in Liz Gorbunov. The dynamic lady took on the role of the general manager for sales and aftersales operations for Sub-Saharan Africa. While stimulating, Liz…

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SA’s Perdekraal East Wind Farm celebrates commercial operations

  The 110MW Perdekraal East Wind Farm, outside of the Western Cape province in South Africa, commenced commercial operations on 8 October 2020. This large-utility scale wind farm is set to make an impact on South Africa’s national grid, whilst continuing to grow the social resilience of the surrounding Witzenberg communities, noted a company statement. In line with the renewable energy sector trend, which is working to meet the department of energy’s local content requirements, the wind farm achieved very high local content levels, exceeding 48%. This includes both locally…

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