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Marleny Arnoldi

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Progress made with establishing Nkomazi SEZ

6th December 2018 Cabinet earlier this week ratified a decision by Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies to designate the Nkomazi Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and to grant an SEZ licence to the Mpumalanga provincial government’s Department of Economic Development and Tourism. The Nkomazi SEZ will be positioned... 

Cabinet announces new Necsa board members

6th December 2018 Government on Thursday announced the names of new board members for the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa). It revealed in a post Cabinet meeting statement that Dr Robert Adam, Dr Ramatsemela Masango, Aadil Patel, Bishen Singh, Pulane Kingston, Matlhodi Ngwenya, Jabulani Ndlovu and... 

Sacci BCI increases slightly to 96.1 in November

6th December 2018 The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (Sacci’s) Business Confidence Index (BCI) for November measured 96.1, which is an increase of 0.3 index points compared with October. “The upward momentum of the BCI since September appears to have flattened and it is the second time this... 

EPP reports solid increase in net property income amid good market conditions

6th December 2018 JSE-listed Polish property company Echo Polska Properties (EPP) on Thursday reported a 37% year-on-year increase in net property income to £102-million for the nine months ended September 30. Earnings available for distribution amounted to 8.75c apiece and the company was on track to meet its... 

Iamgold to start 3 000 m drilling programme at Senegal project

6th December 2018 Iamgold Corporation will start a 3 000 m reverse circulation drilling programme targeting three main zones at the Dalafin gold project, in Senegal, in which Aim-listed Oriole Resources, formerly Stratex International, holds an 85% interest. Iamgold has the option to spend $8-million in... 

Nchocho appointed to replace Qhena as head of IDC

6th December 2018 Cabinet on Wednesday approved the appointment of Tshokolo (TP) Nchocho as Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) CEO on a five-year contract, effective early in 2019. Nchocho has multiple Masters degrees and more than 28 years’ experience in development finance and banking, including 13 years... 

Alphamin draws down last of its credit facility to start tin production at Bisie

6th December 2018 TSX-V- and AltX-listed Alphamin Resources’ 80.75%-owned subsidiary, Alphamin Bisie Mining (ABM), which is based in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has received all approvals required to draw down the final $20-million of its $80-million credit facility. ABM expects to receive the funds,... 

Dion Shango appointed PwC Africa CEO

6th December 2018 Professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has appointed South Africa CEO Dion Shango the new Africa CEO, effective July 2019. Shango has been the regional senior partner of PwC Southern Africa since July 2015.  

Group Five shares plunge on further claim from Cenpower

6th December 2018 JSE-listed construction company Group Five's share price fell by nearly 68% on Thursday morning after it announced that it had been informed of a new claim of $60.5-million from client Cenpower, which late last month terminated its contract with Group Five for the construction of the Kpone gas... 

Seven Anglo employees make top 100 women in mining list

6th December 2018 Seven female Anglo American employees made it onto the Women in Mining’s annual 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining list. The judging panel found that Anglo subsidiary De Beers Consolidated Mines Deputy CEO Mpumi Zikalala and Anglo subsidiary Kumba Iron Ore Kolomela mine overseer Dineo... 


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