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Dylan Slater

Dylan Slater

Dylan Slater is a Creamer Media Staff Writer and Photographer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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KZN education department awarded green building certification

13th December 2017 The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has awarded the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education a 4 Star Green Star SA Office Design v1.1 certification for its Ugu district office.  

Lonmin completes Pandora buyout

13th December 2017 Platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Lonmin has taken full ownership of the Pandora joint venture (JV), after having acquired platinum miner Anglo American Platinum’s (Amplats’) 42.5% stake and mining and investment exploration company Mvelaphanda Resources’ 7.5% interest in the JV 

Amplats makes progress in repositioning its portfolio

13th December 2017 Platinum miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) is making significant progress in repositioning its portfolio. This has, thus far, enabled the miner to move its production down the cost curve, thereby resulting in a more value enhancing portfolio. 

AfDB grants loan support to two African renewable energy projects

11th December 2017 The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $324-million in loan support to two renewable energy projects in Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire that are expected to significantly increase power supplies and boost economic growth in those countries.  

Resgen signs coal offtake agreement with Noble

11th December 2017 Coal miner Resource Generation’s (Resgen’s) Ledjadja Coal Limited (LCL) subsidiary has signed an offtake agreement with energy products company Noble Resources International for the supply of additional uncontracted coal to be produced at the Boikarabelo mine, in South Africa’s Waterberg region 

Ballistic firearms ‘fingerprinting’ futile, wasteful – SA Hunters

8th December 2017 Recent proposals by the South African Police Service (Saps) to establish a national “ballistic fingerprint” database of legally owned firearms in South Africa and for this database to be used as a forensic tool in criminal investigations is a largely futile and wasteful exercise in Saps’... 

Omnia files contempt of court case at Foskor over contentious phosphoric acid pricing

8th December 2017 Diversified chemicals producer Omnia has filed a contempt of court case against phosphates and phosphoric acid producer Foskor over the alleged breaching of a court order by the Competition Tribunal 

Shareholders approve Coal of Africa name change to MC Mining

8th December 2017 South Africa-focused coal exploration, development and mining company Coal of Africa (CoAL) has received shareholder approval for its intended name change to MC Mining following the company’s annual general meeting in November 

New polishing facility a boost to Dubai’s status as a diamond trading centre

8th December 2017 The global diamond industry is either growing in affluent regions or remaining steady in less affluent ones, thereby reflecting a degree of positivity, as well as signs of growth. This also points to untapped potential that is ready to be unlocked through increased investment upstream and... 

SA stainless steel industry worth $3bn, 100 000 jobs

8th December 2017 The South African stainless steel industry is “very important” in employing people and growing the economy through exports and the local manufacturing of products, says South African Stainless Steel Development Association CEO John Tarboton.  


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