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Pioneering nickel sulphate venture draws down on loan

6th December 2018 Black-controlled Thakadu Battery Materials, a pioneering South African high-purity battery-grade nickel sulphate developer, has made its first drawdown from South Africa’s State-owned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) under a R152-million loan facility agreement. The IDC loan is funding... 

Innovate and generate cash at same time – Dassault Systèmes Geovia

5th December 2018 The objectives of innovating and generating cash are not mutually incompatible and can be achieved at multiple levels simultaneously, says Dassault Systèmes Geovia Brand CEO Raoul Jacquand, who was in Johannesburg to showcase the French company’s suite of advanced three-dimensional (3D) software.... 

Glencore doing whatever it can to assist Eskom – Glasenberg

4th December 2018 Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore is doing whatever it can to assist Eskom overcome its current coal supply issues, Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg has told Mining Weekly Online. “We’re looking at trucking coal and railing coal, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to assist them on... 

On-The-Air (30/11/2018)

30th November 2018 The big spotlight being shone on the ground under the city of Johannesburg will at last reveal the threat of instability on the Golden City. South Africa this week removed the obstacles in the way of companies conducting oil and gas exploration off our coastline. Some of the biggest mining... 

Anglo willing to play constructive land role

29th November 2018 Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani on Wednesday expressed willingness to play a constructive role in helping South Africa to arrive at solutions involving the diversification of land ownership and ensuring land productivity. Speaking to journalists at a year-end media function, Cutifani urged the... 

On-The-Air (23/11/2018)

23rd November 2018 Platinum took the streets of London this week as the driver of the city’s first clean-air double-decker bus, which boasts zero pollution. South Africa’s wind energy industry this week committed itself to job creation and socioeconomic transformation. This week’s coal conference highlighted South... 

Zest WEG Group delivers R200m electrical infrastructure solution at Petra’s Cullinan diamond mine

23rd November 2018 A R200-million electrical infrastructure project has been impressively completed at the Cullinan Diamond Mine of the London-listed Petra Diamonds through the combined effort of four Zest WEG Group companies. The companies adopted an integrated solutions approach in providing multiple and diverse... 

Platinum’s stature growing as world’s clean air catalyst

22nd November 2018 This month’s launch of the world’s first fuel cell double-decker bus is the latest example of platinum helping to power the world’s new clean air revolution. The fuel cell bus was developed as a part of the European Union-funded joint initiative for hydrogen vehicles, which make use of platinum,... 

On-The-Air (16/11/2018)

16th November 2018 South Africans were this week given a first-hand view of China’s fast-growing use of fuel cells, which is great news for platinum. Wonderful news from the 116-year-old Cullinan Diamond Mine is that it still has another 50 years of mining left in it. South Africa’s forest products group Sappi... 

On-The-Air (09/11/2018)

9th November 2018 The new head of AngloGold this week highlighted the company’s commitments to ongoing investment in South Africa. Anglo American this week committed itself to creating five non-mining jobs for every one mining job and supporting education from early childhood development to tertiary level. A... 


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