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Die nasionale tesourie gaan in die eerste helfte van volgende jaar die wetgewing daarvoor vir openbare kommentaar uitreik, waarna die kabinet dit moet goedkeur sodat dit in 2016 in …

Mining has always had a substantial impact on the environment and South Africa has always been one of the most affected.
Prior to the enactment of the 1991 Minerals Act, mining companies took either a reactive approach to land rehabilitation and complied with minimum requirements, or only superficially
rehabilitated mining …

Source: Financial Mail

Pick n Pay triumphed over super­-green Woolworths in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) ranking of the impact that companies have on the environment and natural resources.

Almost 2 000 corporates from around the world have disclosed their efforts to reduce their carbon footprint to the CDP. Only …

Source: SA Mining

A recent report by Promethium Carbon, a carbon and climate change advisory firm, indicates the potential  for alignment of the proposed carbon offset trading scheme that is currently under consideration by National Treasury and the carbon budgeting approach required by the National Climate Change Response Paper (NCCRP).…

Source: Mining Weekly

Global climate change and the need for sustainable land rehabilitation in the mining industry are prompting mining companies to reassess their approach to postmining land use to ensure that they leave a positive legacy, notes carbon advisory firm Promethium Carbon director Robbie Louw.

The importance of end …

Source: Financial Mail

With carbon tax looming, will carbon capture and storage (CCS) be able to help SA’s big carbon emitters to undertake large-scale emission reductions? If so, at what cost, and how will it be funded? If not, what are their alternatives?

CCS still has a long way to …

Source: Financial Mail

With carbon tax scheduled for implementation in just over a year, government is moving steadily towards the introduction of mandatory reporting by companies of their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and efforts to reduce them.

The department of environmental affairs (DEA) has finalised an analysis of the potential …

Source: Kyknet

Watch this documentary featuring our Director, Mrs Harmke Immink as they discuss Climate Change and the impacts on South Africa:

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Source: Engineering News

The proposed carbon offset trading scheme, currently being considered by National Treasury, has the potential to be aligned to the carbon budgeting approach set out in the National Climate Change Response Paper (NCCRP) if the right foundation is put in place, a report by carbon emissions and …

Carbon advisory firm Promethium Carbon aims to conduct a pilot carbon offset trade by the end of this year.

This pilot trade is in preparation for a future local carbon offset trading programme, says Promethium Carbon director and carbon adviser Harmke Immink.

“Promethium Carbon is currently in discussions with companies …

Source: CCTV

Mr Robbie Louw, a director at Promethium Carbon has been interviewed by CCTV regarding carbon trading and what this means for South Africa.

Please click on this link to watch the video

Source: Business Report (Mercury)

Britain will grow funding for a plan to help coal-rich South Africa develop a carbon trading market in an attempt to rein in its rising greenhouse gas emissions. The British High Commission in Pretoria said last week that it would fund a pilot programme for emissions …

Source: Mechanical Technology

In this article, Robbie Louw of Promethium Carbon, a carbon advisory firm, talks about the management of greenhouse gas emissions and the imminent shift from voluntary actions to legislated emission reduction and disclosure requirements.

Companies in South Africa have, to date, managed greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions internally …

Source: Daily News (Late Final)

BRITAIN will expand funding for a programme to help coal-rich South Africa develop a carbon trading market in an attempt to rein in its rising greenhouse gas emissions.

The British High Commission in Pretoria said last week that it would fund a pilot emissions trading …

Source: Business Report – Star

Britain will grow funding for a plan to help coal-rich South Africa develop a carbon trading market in an attempt to rein in its rising greenhouse gas emissions.

The British High Commission in Pretoria said last week that it would fund a pilot programme for …