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Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian is a Creamer Media Contributing Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Investments in paper business start paying off – Mpact

8th August 2018 Capital investments in JSE-listed Mpact’s paper business are starting to contribute to the group’s performance, CEO Bruce Strong said on Wednesday. Reporting on the group’s results for the six months ended June 30, he noted that the gains made in the paper business had, however, been offset by a... 

Katanga’s H1 copper, cobalt revenues rise

8th August 2018 TSX-listed Katanga Mining on Wednesday reported that its copper revenue for the first half of this year increased to $350.86-million, compared with $3 000 in the first half of 2017, while its cobalt revenue increased to $141.1-million, from zero revenue in the first half of the prior year. “The... 

BBC appoints new president

8th August 2018 Sandile Zungu has been elected the new president of the Black Business Council (BBC). He succeeds Danisa Baloyi, whose term has come to an end. 

Sitatunga Resources hopes to create jobs at newly acquired colliery

8th August 2018 Exploration and mining project development company Sitatunga Resources, which has bought Wescoal’s coal assets near Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, believes its investment in the Braakfontein Colliery will create much-needed jobs in the area. Braakfontein Colliery is an advanced-stage exploration... 

GCIS, Busa launch anticorruption pledge campaign

8th August 2018 The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) has, in partnership with Business Unity South Africa (Busa), launched the Anti-Corruption #ThumaMina pledge campaign. 

M&R withdraws Aveng merger proposal

8th August 2018 JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R) on Wednesday announced that it had withdrawn its proposal for a potential merger with Aveng. The company announced last week that it was reviewing a decision by the Takeover Special Committee (TSC) to overturn a June decision by the Takeover Regulation Panel that... 

ARC to acquire 100% of TymeDigital

8th August 2018 African Rainbow Capital (ARC), led by chairperson Patrice Motsepe, has reached an agreement to acquire, through its 50.1% held subsidiary, ARC Financial Holding Company (FinHoldCo), 90% of TymeDigital by Commonwealth Bank, for an undisclosed consideration. When concluded, FinHoldCo will own 100%... 

Wescoal to dispose of LBC assets

7th August 2018 JSE-listed Wescoal has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Leeuw Braakfontein Colliery (LBC), entered into a sale of assets with Sitatunga Resources in terms of which LBC will dispose of its LBC assets in KwaZulu-Natal. The total consideration for the disposal is R103-million and will be paid... 

AMCU threatens strike action at Implats over planned job cuts

7th August 2018 The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has threatened industrial strike action at Impala Platinum (Implats) if talks with the company over its plans to cut 13 000 jobs and shut down five mines are not successful. Implats announced last week that it would cut its workforce by... 

Kabwe project on track despite cancellation of BMR’s share trading

3rd August 2018 The cancellation of admission to trading on Aim of BMR’s shares does not impact the execution of the Kabwe project, Jubilee Metals said on Friday.   BMR and Jubilee have entered into discussions, with Jubilee having offered to fully fund the completion of the Kabwe project against an immediate... 


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