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Miners tackle South Africa's energy problem

Spiralling power prices and load shedding are just two of the energy bugbears the mining sector has been forced to grapple with in South Africa but companies are now taking matters into their own hands.

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Gold Fields’ board has approved construction of a solar plant for its South Deep mine in South Africa

Miners have attempted to address the issue by reducing power usage as higher electricity prices eat into their bottom lines.

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