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Another NRF rating boosts Wits School of Mining

Wits University’s School of Mining Engineering has been further recognised with the award of a National Research Foundation (NRF) rating to a fifth member of staff. Associate Professor Bekir Genc has received an NRF C2 rating for his work on the management of spontaneous combustion risk in South Africa’s coalfields. …

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UK-AFRICA SUMMIT: Britain makes a small first step towards green technology

Climate campaigners have described the announcement by the British government to suspend financial support for thermal coal as a “small first step.” The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson announced at the inaugural UK-Africa summit that the government will suspend financial support for thermal coal as part of efforts to present …

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Namdeb seeks tax break

NAMDEB is confident that the government would grant the company tax breaks so that it extends its land-based operation beyond 2023. Namdeb is a joint venture between the Namibian government and Anglo American’s De Beers Group, it currently pays a 10% royalty on its sales and 55% corporate tax on …

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