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Kenya’s retail sector diversifying amid a changing market

21st February 2019 Kenya’s retail sector is diversifying with the entry of new players and international brands into the market. This is despite the retail sector growing at a “lethargic rate” compared to economic growth in the East African hub in 2018. The retail sector has been impacted by increases in taxes and... 

Enabling a Sustainable Future – Delivering on Africas Renewable Energy Agenda

21st February 2019 African economies have in recent years experienced a surge in business activity, thanks in part to the emergence of an increasingly prosperous middle class. This consumer boom has not only strained retail supply chains but has placed overwhelming demands on national utilities.  The World Bank... 

Optimising processes through strong partnerships

21st February 2019 The mining industry is facing a number of challenges including declining ore grades, environmental pressures, and water scarcity.  To deal with these challenges, and continue to strengthen operations, mine sites need a supplier that truly understands their business and can help drive initiatives... 

Disruptive technology for constructive change

21st February 2019 The word ‘disruption’ is a noun, used to describe a disturbance or problem that interrupts an event. So, when we talk about disruptive innovation or disruptive technology, these phrases may evoke thoughts of chaos. However, when done right, disruptive technology can break the confines of... 

Guyana Goldfields resumes underground exploration decline construction

20th February 2019 TSX-listed Guyana Goldfields has resumed construction and development work on an underground exploration decline at its Aurora gold mine, following environmental authorisation from the Guyanese Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The mine, which has been in commercial operation as an openpit... 

Black Iron in talks with Glencore to finance Ukraine iron project

20th February 2019 Canadian junior Black Iron on Wednesday announced that it had signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding with a subsidiary of Glencore, pursuant to which the parties agreed to engage in formal negotiations to finance the construction of the Shymanivske iron-ore project, in Ukraine. The... 

Multiple award-winning keynote speaker joins SAAMA 2019-team

20th February 2019 The Southern African Asset Management Association (SAAMA) Conference 2019 marks the sixth year of equipping engineers in the physical asset management industry by learning from the best, in order to be the best. This year is no different. On the 14th to the 16th of May 2019 at Spier Wine Farm,... 

ELB commissions Ultra High DMS plant and implements digitalisation of the Sedibeng project

20th February 2019 ELB Engineering Services (Pty) Ltd (ELB) is excited to announce the successful commissioning of the 200t/h Dense Media Separation (DMS) plant at Sedibeng Iron Ore (SIO), near Postmasburg in the Northern Cape. The DMS plant operates on both lumpy and fine feed, which is batch-fed into the plant... 

Detour Gold CFO resigns

20th February 2019 Detour Gold has initiated a formal search for a new CFO, following the resignation of James Mayor, who will be leaving the company on April 15. Announcing the resignation, chairperson James Gowans said on Wednesday that Mayor’s departure was an opportunity to renew the leadership at Detour,... 

Wet commissioning of Endeavour's Ity CIL project gets under way

20th February 2019 Wet commissioning has started at Endeavour Mining's Ity carbon-in-leach (CIL) project, in Côte d'Ivoire. The company on Wednesday reported that construction was progressing within budget. 

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