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Marleny Arnoldi

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Small company secures six contracts within months of charter’s implementation

20th March 2019 Black-owned mining services company Mmutle Mining Projects has secured six contracts with different mining companies since Mining Charter 3 was gazetted in September last year. In December, Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe published the implementation guidelines of the charter, which... 

Ceta to present five-year SMME strategy at summit

20th March 2019 The Construction Education and Training Authority (Ceta) will present its five-year strategy for progressing small, medium-sized and microenterprises (SMMEs) in the built environment sector at the Ceta SMME Summit later this month. The summit will highlight the current SMME landscape in the... 

Rovuma could propel Mozambique to top LNG producer globally – Standard Bank

20th March 2019 An independent macroeconomic study undertaken by Standard Bank has found that the first phase of Area 4 concession’s Rovuma liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, in Mozambique, has the potential to deliver 15.2-million tonnes of LNG a year. The project is expected to attract between $27-billion... 

South African scientist wins Stockholm Water Prize

20th March 2019 The Stockholm International Water Institute has announced South African scientist Dr Jacqueline King the winner of the Stockholm Water Prize, which many consider the “Nobel prize” for water. King will be the first African scientist to receive the award and she joins previous winners Professor... 

Fluor JV completes EPC work at Sasol’s US petrochem complex

20th March 2019 NYSE-listed engineering construction multinational Fluor Corporation, in a joint venture (JV) with TechnipFMC, has completed its engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) management services scope of work at Sasol’s petrochemicals complex, in Westlake, Louisiana, in the US. The JV... 

Galane donates Galaxy shares to Phakamani Foundation

20th March 2019 TSX-listed Galane Gold has completed the donation of 17% total issued share capital of Galaxy Gold Mining to the Phakamani Foundation, as part of its empowerment requirements in South Africa. Phakamani is a development micro-finance institution that provides loans to expose entrepreneurs to... 

Kinross acquires 9.7% of Wolfden Resources

20th March 2019 TSX-V-listed Wolfden Resources’ share price shot up 5% to C$0.18 apiece, following its announcement that Kinross Gold would take a 9.7% stake in the junior miner. The subscription agreement entails a nonbrokered private placement of about 12.5-million common shares of Wolfden at a price of... 

Iamgold retrenches 32% of Westwood workforce

20th March 2019 TSX-listed Iamgold announced on Tuesday that it would reduce its workforce at the Westwood gold mine, in Quebec, by 32%. The decision arose from both planned reductions, which are owing to the stage of mine development, and from realignment reductions, which are owing to previously disclosed... 

AMCU reaches in-principle settlement with CCMA in wage dispute with Sibanye

19th March 2019 The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has accepted, in principle, a proposed settlement agreement advanced by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), in at attempt to resolve the wage dispute between the union and precious metals miner... 

Financial markets driven by politics, rather than economic fundamentals – Peregrine

19th March 2019 The world is in an era of populism and nationalism, marked by the rapid rise of politicians echoing the message of a “selfish” State, effectively making the geopolitical landscape a treacherous one, says Peregrine Treasury Solutions. Corporate treasury manager Bianca Botes noted in a release... 

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