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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi is a Creamer Media Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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100 MW Karoshoek Solar One CSP project commissioned in Northern Cape

3rd December 2018 The 100 MW Karoshoek Solar One project was commissioned on November 30 – the latest success in government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). Karoshoek is a concentrated solar project (CSP) that harvests the sun’s energy through a series of concave... 

ELB awarded design, supply contract for Illovo sugar system in Malawi

3rd December 2018 ELB Engineering Services has been awarded the design and supply contract for the sugar supply system for Illovo Sugar Malawi’s Dwangwa packing facility, in Malawi. ELB will provide Illovo with a new sugar supply system that complies with the sugar producer’s hygiene requirements, while reducing... 

Group Five Kpone contract terminated, legal dispute resolution expected in early 2019

3rd December 2018 Construction company Group Five has been issued with a notice of termination of its Kpone gas and oil-fired combined cycle power plant project, in Ghana, by its client Cenpower. In a statement issued late on Friday, Group Five denied Cenpower’s entitlement to terminate the contract, saying the... 

NUM rejects Gold Fields’ settlement offer, strike at South Deep continues

3rd December 2018 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has rejected JSE-listed Gold Fields’ proposed settlement offer and decided to not call off the four-week-long strike at South Deep mine. The proposed settlement offer was jointly drawn up with the NUM national, regional and branch structures and would... 

Rebosis sells seven office assets to black-owned companies

3rd December 2018 JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Rebosis Property Fund has, through its subsidiary Ascension Properties, entered into three sale and purchase agreements to dispose of seven properties in its office portfolio to various 100%-black-owned property developers. The disposals form part... 

Vodacom helps govt cut operational spend; develops apps for public service efficiency

30th November 2018 Mobile operator Vodacom has assisted government in reducing some of its operational expenditure by around 56% in participating national and provincial public institutions over the last two years, through the company’s mobile communication services transversal (RT15) communications contract. The... 

Kalahari Metals increases exploration licence shareholding across Kalahari copperbelt

30th November 2018 Kalahari Metals Limited (KML) has completed the due diligence around the joint venture (JV) in Botswana with Aim-listed Metal Tiger, which will see the companies collaborate on 4 661 km2 across five exploration licences in the Kalahari copperbelt. KML will acquire up to 25% of the licences for... 

Pan African confirms 800 000 oz resource estimate at Royal Sheba

30th November 2018 Gold miner Pan African Resources has finalised the exploration drilling programme on the Royal Sheba project, in Barberton, Mpumalanga, and declared a mineral resource estimate of 800 000 oz, out of an 8.97-million tonnes reserve, grading 2.62 g/t gold. The consultancy that signed off on the... 

ACSA appoints interim CEO

30th November 2018 Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has appointed Bongiwe Mbomvu acting CEO, while the company is in the process of recruiting a permanent successor to outgoing CEO Bongani Maseko, who is stepping down on November 30. Under Maseko’s leadership, the King Shaka International Airport, in Durban,... 

Ramaphosa to officiate at Atlantis SEZ opening on December 6

30th November 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa will on December 6 officiate the opening of the Atlantis special economic zone (SEZ), in the Western Cape. The launch of the 124.5 ha zone is designated for the establishment of a green technologies hub for the province.  


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