The groups argue that damage to human health and the environment caused by the projects would exceed the benefits of cheap power.
Exxaro Resources Ltd. Mining News
Exxaro's coal export volumes surged to a record 8 million tonnes. Revenue jumped 12% to 25.491 billion rand compared with 22.813 billion rand the previous year.
Producing a single metric ton of steel in a blast furnace typically releases around 2.3 tons of carbon dioxide, not much less than you’d get from burning a ton of thermal coal for energy.
Executives, investors and government officials meet in Cape Town this week at the African Mining Indaba, the continent’s biggest gathering of one of its most essential industries.