harmony gold plans solar power biofuels plants in south africa

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    Harmony South Africa''s electricity consumption increased by ... on mine-impacted land in the Free State to generate natural gas as a substitute for fossil fuels in the company'' Harmony 1 Gold Plant elution and carbon regeneration circuits. ... Solar power. Harmony is building expertise in renewable energy and participating in a group that is ...

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     · Gold-mining is a very large industry in South Africa and there are thousands of acres of mine tailings and mine affected land that need to be restored. The announcement was made by Mr. Leonard Rootman of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited and Mr. Dwight Rosslee of Selectra at the Renewables and Mining Summit held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • SOLAR THERMAL APPLICATIONS IN MINERALS PROCESSING IN SOUTH ...

    Harmony Gold (a gold mining and ... Fossil fuel power plants generate significant amounts of CO2 emissions into the atmosphere, which are believed to be the main cause of climate change ...

  • South Africa''s Mining Industry Offers a Glimmer of Hope

     · South Africa''s power-hungry mining industry, Africa''s largest, causes much of the strain – while struggling to cope. ... The South African government, for its part, plans to triple ...

  • Harmony Gold ''to build solar power plant in South Africa''

     · Harmony Gold Mining is planning to collaborate with various partners to build a solar power plant in the north of South Africa . Harmony''s Kalgold operation will use energy generated by the solar power plant. (Image source: Harmony Gold Mining)

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    The plan is to use the beet and the king grass as feedstock for on-site biogas production at Harmony Gold''s mine near Welkom in South Africa''s Free State that will then be piped into the Harmony 1 Metallurgical plant where it will be burnt in the place of ''Polyfuel''—an HFO …

  • Harmony Gold to set up its first 10 MW solar power project ...

     · The company plans to generate its own electricity by harnessing the benefits of solar power. South African gold mining company, Harmony Gold is nearing its plans of adding 30 MW of self-generated solar power into its existing electricity …

  • Harmony cuts energy consumption, ushering in solar ...

     · Gold mining and exploration company Harmony Gold is intensifying its efforts to cut electricity consumption to a minimum while also looking at introducing solar power and biofuel …

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    This will become even more important as South Africa''s water-scarcity increases, says Shaw. The MWCB proposes using mine-affected water to irrigate saline-resistant crops such as wheat and soya, and possibly for biofuel crops. As so often is the case, adversity creates new opportunities for those willing to think out of the box. By Silke ...

  • Harmony considering building solar plant to cut "massive ...

     · HARMONY Gold was considering building a 30MW solar power plant in South Africa''s Free State province to supply electricity to its operations and cut Eskom costs, said Reuters in an article quoting Peter Steenkamp, CEO of the gold producer. "Our Eskom bill is massive," Steenkamp told Reuters. "To replace Eskom …

  • UPDATE 2-Harmony Gold in talks to build solar power plant ...

     · * Harmony Gold H1 profit slumps 94 pct * Firm in talks to build solar power plant (Recasts with solar power plans) By Tanisha Heiberg JOHANNESBURG, Feb 12 (Reuters) - South African miner Harmony Gold is in talks to build a 30 megawatt solar power plant in the Free State province to supply power to some of its operations to try to reduce power costs and dependence on …

  • Do these oil and mining companies belong on CDP''s Climate ...

     · Harmony Gold Mining is a South African gold-mining and exploration company that produces gold in South Africa and Papua New Guinea. CDP gave all three companies an A grade for their CO2 emissions-reduction efforts and environmental leadership. Other companies got Bs, Cs, Ds or no grade at all, if they did not respond to CDP''s request for ...

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     · Gold Fields Ltd. said regulators approved its plan to build a 40 megawatt solar power plant at its remaining mine in South Africa. The solar plant will satisfy about 20% of the South Deep mine''s electricity needs and help curb operational losses from frequent power outages, the Johannesburg-based producer said in a statement.

  • Harmony Gold expects to have 30 MW solar plant year from now

     · Gold mining company Harmony expects to have a 30 MW solar power plant running in a year from now, provided all regulatory obstacles are …

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    IOL Harmony Gold, one of South Africa''s biggest gold producers, ... ushering in solar, mulling biofuels. Mining Weekly Gold mining and exploration company Harmony Gold is intensifying its efforts to cut electricity consumption to a minimum while also looking at introducing solar power and biofuel …

  • Selectra Bioenergy Project in South Africa Includes ...

     · Gold-mining is a very large industry in South Africa and there are thousands of acres of mine tailings and mine affected land that need to be restored. The announcement was made by Mr. Leonard Rootman of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited and Mr. Dwight Rosslee of Selectra at the Renewables and Mining Summit held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • UPDATE 2-Harmony Gold in talks to build solar power plant ...

     · * Harmony Gold H1 profit slumps 94 pct * Firm in talks to build solar power plant (Recasts with solar power plans) JOHANNESBURG, Feb 12 (Reuters) - South African miner Harmony Gold is in talks to ...

  • SA seeks to revamp disused gold mines

     · In a dusty corner of South Africa''s Free State province, Harmony Gold is leading the way as it finds a use for one of its plants and for nearby land fouled by the industry.

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    This project started with a pilot initiative and enthusiasm from Harmony Gold who recognised the value of integration of land, communities and renewable energy.

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     · Power Plants. Features. ... Harmony Gold Mining Company announced that it was in talks to develop 30MW of ... South Africa''s solar sector has welcomed a …

  • South African miner Harmony Gold in talks to build solar ...

     · JOHANNESBURG: South African miner Harmony Gold is in talks to build a 30 megawatt solar power plant in the Free State province to supply power to some of its operations to try to reduce power costs and dependence on struggling utility Eskom. Eskom, which produces over 90 percent of South Africa''s electricity, is saddled with more than $30 billion in debt and has had to impose some …

  • South Africa – Advanced BioFuels USA

     · (Mining Weekly) Gold mining and exploration company Harmony Gold is intensifying its efforts to cut electricity consumption to a minimum while also looking at introducing solar power and biofuel energy. …

  • The role of water in the low-carbon transition

    Harmony Gold Mining Co Ltd. has a group- ... emissions of pulverized-coal-fi red power plants by 80 to 90 percent, it could lead to a doubling in water consumption8. Scaling up CCS in the United States ... South Africa reported to CDP that recent droughts in these countries resulted in heavy financial costs.

  • Harmony considers solar PV roll-out at Free State mines

     · Solar technology developer SOLA Group has signed a heads of terms agreement with a consortium which intends to install three solar photovoltaic (PV) plants with gold miner Harmony Gold …

  • Database "Renewable Energy & Mining": wind & solar

    Application: Mining (Gold mines) Country: South Africa. Location: near Driefontein. Renewable energy: solar. Type: apparently grid-connected. RE-capacity: 150 MWp. Status: planned for 2017. Operated by: TBD. Installer / EPC: Comment: Sibanye Gold Ltd intends to become energy-independent over the next few years. Additional plans to build a coal ...

  • AngloGold Ashanti Plans to Divest South African Assets ...

    The third-largest gold mining company in the world, measured by production, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd, on Thursday, May 9, revealed that it is reviewing the option of divesting from South Africa. "We will be looking for companies such that we can place the assets in strong hands, in financial and technical capabilities," said Dushnisky, without giving […]

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     · There is also a huge risk of oil price increases and/or government duty hikes. A typical power plant at a small gold mine with a processing plant and ball mills running continuously at 6 MW consumes 39 000 l/day, which equates to 273 000 l/week [2]. At $1,00/litre this amounts to $39 000/day, or $273 000/week and $14-million/year.

  • Worker Killed in Attempted Robbery at Harmony Gold Plant ...

     · Gold processing plants in South Africa have become targets for criminals as the price of the precious metal remains high. On Friday, a security contractor at the Harmony Gold plant about 200 miles outside of Johannesburg became the latest victim in an early morning attack.

  • Africa Mining: South African miner Harmony Gold in talks ...

     · Africa Mining: South African miner Harmony Gold in talks to build solar power plant South African miner Harmony Gold is in talks to build a 30 megawatt solar power plant in the Free State province to supply power to some of its operations to try to reduce power costs and dependence on struggling utility Eskom.

  • Harmony Gold Plans Solar Power, Biofuels Plants in South ...

     · Harmony Gold Mining Co., Africa''s third-largest producer of the metal, plans a solar-power plant with partners in the north of South Africa, where a lack of generating capacity has forced ...

  • South African mining giant mulls PV plant to escape ...

     · Talks are underway at Harmony Gold Mining Company on whether to develop 30MW of solar in South Africa to help shield the firm against ongoing …

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  • Who Digs Solar and Wind Power? That''s Right: Miners

     · In South Africa, Harmony Gold Mining Company is involved with three solar photovoltaic projects as well as growing crops for bioenergy. Argentina, India unveil Earth-friendly projects April 20 ...

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