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Creamer Media Reporter

Georgian Mining appoints COO to its board

17th January 2018 Copper/gold company Georgian Mining has appointed its COO, Michael Struthers, to the board of directors with immediate effect. He is replacing Martyn Churchouse, who is stepping down as exploration director, but will continue to work on behalf of the company as a senior adviser focused on... 

Global Geoscience appoints Amec for US lithium project study

17th January 2018 Australia-based lithium/boron mine developer Global Geoscience has selected Amec Foster Wheeler as the engineering and design firm to complete the prefeasibility study (PFS) for the Rhyolite Ridge project in the US. Announcing the appointment on Wednesday, Global Geoscience MD Bernard Rowe said... 

Jubilee acquires 29% stake in BMR

15th January 2018 Alt-X- and Aim-listed Jubilee Metals Group has acquired a 29.01% interest in the enlarged issued share capital of BMR Group for £500 000 cash and the issue of 63-million new ordinary shares of Jubilee. The acquisition increases Jubilee’s effective interest in the Zambian Kabwe project to 57.41%,... 

Safety regulator lifts PRASA’s prohibition directive

15th January 2018 The Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) has lifted the prohibition directive issued to the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA), with conditions, after the parastatal submitted a corrective action plan to the regulator. PRASA Rail relayed to the RSR how it intends dealing with the issues... 

MTN takes top spot in Q4’s best network rankings

15th January 2018 The fourth-quarter edition of MyBroadband’s Mobile Network Quality Report shows mobile operator MTN outperforming its rivals as the best network in South Africa. The report and network scores were based on about 113 000 speed tests performed by more than 8 000 MyBroadband Android Speed Test App... 

Glencore issues invitation to tender for supply of steel to South African mine

12th January 2018 Diversified miner Glencore has issued an invitation to tender for the supply of leach vats structural steel at its opencast Rhovan mine, near Brits, in the North West, in South Africa. Interested parties have until January 24 to register, with a site meeting scheduled for January 25. 

Ortac is renamed Arc Minerals

12th January 2018 In a new chapter for Aim-listed Ortac Minerals, the company is changing its name to Arc Minerals and will start trading under the new name on January 22. The renaming follows a number of material changes that have been implemented, including executing a strategy to focus on its African... 

Drilling at Connemara’s Mine River project returns strong results

11th January 2018 Exploration firm Connemara Mining on Thursday reported on the results of recently drilled holes at its Mine River gold project, in Wicklow and Wexford in Ireland. The John Teeling-led company said three holes were drilled in December – one at the Tombreen target and two at Gibbet Hill. 

Creamer Media wows market with combined subscription offer

11th January 2018 Creamer Media’s Research Channel Africa is a powerful information tool, providing real-time intelligence on industry and mining developments in Africa. Publishing Editor, Martin Creamer urges readers to “make a smart choice for 2018 and take up Creamer Media’s combined subscription offer”.  This... 

Pelletiser maintenance impacts on Ferrexpo FY output

9th January 2018 Swiss headquartered iron-ore company Ferrexpo said on Tuesday that its pellet production had fallen to 10.4-million tonnes in 2017, owing to planned pelletiser maintenance. The London-listed company, which is the largest exporter of pellets from the former Soviet Union, produced 11.2-million... 


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