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HMT Höfer Metall Technik signs service agreement for extrusion presses with SMS group

17th September 2018 HMT Höfer Metall Technik, based in Hettstedt, Germany, has signed a service contract with the Technical Service of SMS group ( for its 25-MN-HybrEx® and its 18-MN-GIAextrusion press. With this contract, HMT aims to increase productivity, assure quality and enhance production... 

Metminco plans acquisition and funding announcement

17th September 2018 Australia-headquartered Metminco requested a voluntary suspension from the ASX on Monday, pending an announcement about a proposed capital raising and acquisition. The company, which requested a trading halt last week, said that an announcement would be made on Tuesday. 

Beaufield CEO resigns

17th September 2018 Quebec- and Ontario-focused explorer Beaufield Resources has announced the resignation of its president and CEO, Ronald Stewart, who is leaving the company to “pursue other opportunities”. His resignation is effective with immediate effect, the TSX-V-listed exploration firm said on Friday. 

Paramount founder Clayton Riddell dies

17th September 2018 Founder and chairperson of Canadian natural gas resources firm Paramount Resources, Clayton Riddell, has died at 81. An icon of the Canadian oil patch, Riddell was a fervent advocate for the responsible development of Canada's natural resources and he epitomised the entrepreneurial spirit, the... 

Apollo now owns 100% of Couflens

14th September 2018 ASX-listed Apollo Minerals said on Friday that it had completed the acquisition of the remaining 20% interest in the Couflens tungsten/copper/gold project in the Pyrenees region of southern France, increasing its ownership to 100%. The company initially bought an 80% interest in 2017, and... 

Mount Gibson names CEO successor

14th September 2018 ASX-listed Mount Gibson has appointed CFO Peter Kerr as CEO to succeed Jim Beyer, who will leave the company at the end of the month to pursue another opportunity in the resources industry. Kerr has been CFO of Mount Gibson since September 2017 and prior to that, he was CFO of uranium... 

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa Significantly Expands Communication & Collaboration portfolio with appointment as Mitel distributor

14th September 2018 Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa, a member of the global value added distributor Westcon-Comstor, is pleased to announce that it has been appointed as a distributor for Mitel, a global leader in business communications. This partnership follows the appointment in July of Westcon-Comstor as sole... 

Voltex Management Awards of Excellence

14th September 2018 Voltex (Pty) Ltd, South Africa’s largest electrical and lighting distributor prides itself on setting the benchmark for service and performance excellence in the industry. To achieve this standard requires a purposeful and determined pursuit of going above and beyond expectations. The Voltex... 

Tailored road-freight solutions for SA’s strategic steel industry

14th September 2018 Cargo Carriers, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed supply-chain solutions specialist, remains committed to providing a cutting-edge road-logistics solution to the South African steel manufacturing industry. About 190 000 South Africans earn their livelihood in the steel value chain, spanning... 

Queensland ombudsman to help resolve land disputes

14th September 2018 Queensland has appointed its first land access ombudsman to help landholders and resource companies resolve disputes over conduct and compensation agreements, as a free alternative to legal action. Jane Pires, currently the energy and water ombudsman, will take up the new position, Natural... 


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