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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

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M&R Cementation awarded Palabora ventilation shaft contract

18th March 2019 Mining contractor Murray & Roberts (M&R) Cementation has been awarded a contract by Palabora Mining Company for a 1 200 m deep ventilation shaft. The shaft, with a lined diameter of 8.5 m, will reach a final blind sink depth of 1 190 m before a drop raise takes it to its final depth.  

Nederburg, KWV remain among top 50 global most admired wine brands

18th March 2019 Winery Nederburg has, for a fourth consecutive year, ranked in the top 50 list of the “World’s Most Admired Wine Brands” in UK-based publication Drinks International. Nederburg is one of only two South African wine brands that made the list, which selects out of more than 200 of the most... 

Agribusiness confidence index rises to 46 in the first quarter

18th March 2019 The Agbiz/Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Agribusiness Confidence Index has improved by four points to 46 in the first quarter of this year. This follows a decline in the last quarter of 2018 to 42, which was the index’s lowest level since 2009.  

DigiMine seminar to showcase 4IR advances

18th March 2019 Digital technology and its role in the mining industry’s future will once again be prominent at the Wits Sibanye-Stillwater Digital Mining Laboratory (DigiMine) seminar, which will be held on April 8 and 9. The event will be held at the Wits Mining Institute, on the University of the... 

Oriole sampling defines two gold anomalies in Cameroon

18th March 2019 Aim-listed Oriole Resources has reported a peak assay of 531 parts per billion (ppb) gold, or 0.53 g/t of gold, from 2 119 soil sampling results received for its Wapouzé project, in Cameroon. The company collected material from about 30 cm to 40 cm below surface, within the upper saprolite... 

SA Reit publishes best practice recommendations for public comment

18th March 2019 Industry association South African Real Estate Investment Trust (SA Reit) has published a draft second edition of its best practice recommendations (BPR) for public comment. The process of updating the recommendations, which is the accepted standard for reporting key metrics consistently to... 

Hulamin expects 2018 headline earnings of 91c a share

18th March 2019 JSE-listed aluminium supplier and exporter Hulamin expects to report a 4% year-on-year decrease in headline earnings a share to 91c for the year ended December 31, 2018. In anticipation of reporting its full-year results on March 19, the company on Monday said it expected to report a loss a... 

Tribunal approves Glencore, Chevron merger, with conditions

15th March 2019 The Competition Tribunal on Friday approved a merger involving Glencore South Africa Oil Investment (Glencore SA Oil) and Chevron South Africa (Chevron SA). The transaction involves Glencore SA Oil acquiring 75% of the issued share capital of Chevron SA, from Off The Shelf Investments.  

African Battery Metals buys a stake in Katoro

15th March 2019 London-listed African Battery Metals (ABM) has acquired an interest in London-listed Katoro Gold and further entered into an option agreement to acquire an interest in Katoro’s Haneti nickel project, in Tanzania. Under the terms of the agreements, ABM will be acquire up to ten-million new... 

Transnet gives small businesses a leg up in KZN

15th March 2019 State-owned freight utility Transnet, in attendance of Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, on Friday launched an enterprise development megahub for small businesses and entrepreneurs in Empangeni, in KwaZulu-Natal. The hub will assist small businesses, aspirant entrepreneurs and... 


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