Monthly Archives: March 2021


The global demand for copper is expected to continue rising at a rapid rate. This is a function of the world moving towards a greener future, powered by renewable technologies. The Copper Development Association (2019) predicts that in the next 20 years, an increase of up to 50 percent in the demand for copper is…
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Revised South African Legislation for Renewable Energy

The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998) and its associated Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations of 2014 (as amended) set out the activities which need to be authorised prior to being undertaken. Activities under Listing Notice 1 require a Basic Assessment while those under Listing Notice 2 require an Environmental Impact Assessment…
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