Posts tagged as GOLD

Local start-up strikes gold in Ghana and Mali: An interview with the MD

Ignite Energy, a local, two-year old, power generations solutions company, has been selected to set up a 40 MW hybrid solar, battery and heavy fuel oil plant at Resolute Mining’s Syama Gold Mine in Mali. This is in addition to a 20 MW grid-tied solar PV project that the company is involved in at a […]

World’s largest PV-diesel hybrid on the cards

  EREN Renewable Energy and Africa Energy Management Platform have been appointed to build a new 15 MW photovoltaic (PV) power plant to serve IAMGOLD’s Essakane gold mine in Burkina Faso. Comprising almost 130 000 PV panels, the solar power plant will be added to the existing 55 MW heavy fuel power plant, creating the largest […]

Mine opts for gas generator

  Sibanye Gold has installed a 2 MW on-site methane gas power generation solution at its Beatrix gold mining operations.  The generator, which was supplied by Aggreko, runs on methane gas which is naturally released during mining but had previously been flared. As this was a completely new initiative, an accurate understanding of the reliability of the […]