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Atlatsa reports fatality at Bokoni

10th February 2017 Dual-listed Atlatsa Resources has been issued a Section 54 notice after a fatality at its Bokoni platinum mine’s Middelpunt Hill shaft section. A Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) investigation is under way following a fall-of-ground incident at the shaft that claimed the life of a team... 

Hammond takes the lead in managing 287 MW renewable-energy portfolio

8th February 2017 Ryan Hammond has been appointed CEO of Cookhouse Windfarm, Umoya Energy Windfarm and REISA Solar PV, a renewable-energy portfolio totaling 287 MW.  He takes on the responsibility of managing the facilities’ operations, finance and community operations, with effect from February 1. 

Africa Mining Vision initiative gaining traction one year on

8th February 2017 A policy dialogue at the 2017 Mining Indaba heard strong endorsements from public and private sector speakers for the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) Private Sector Compact. The AMV Compact was launched at last year’s Mining Indaba, where it won early support from the Mining Industry Association of... 

MTN shares fall on expectation of full-year loss

8th February 2017 Telecommunications group MTN’s share price on the JSE fell by more than 6% on Wednesday morning after it announced it expects to report a headline loss a share and basic loss a share for the year ended December 31, as a result of a fine imposed on its MTN Nigeria business. The Nigerian... 

Roytec Global

7th February 2017 South Africa-based liquid/solid and mineral separation equipment supplier Roytec Global is a leader in the supply of thickening, filtration and mineral floatation technologies for the mining industry. Roytec is passionate about service excellence and prides itself on living up to its promises.  

Eskom terminates contracts of six coal transportation companies

6th February 2017 State-owned power utility Eskom has terminated six coal transportation agreements under its Free Carrier Arrangement (FCA) following a secondary independent investigation into the unlawful introduction of additional trucks by some FCA transporters. Eskom, which had 58 FCA transporters contracted... 

Machine Tools Africa to showcase latest technology

3rd February 2017 Quality tools and machinery are the backbone of the South African manufacturing industry which is why Machine Tools Africa 2017 has been designed to showcase the very latest technology developments, machinery, products, services and solutions in this innovative sector. Machine Tools touch every... 

DoE extends energy efficiency strategy public comment period

3rd February 2017 The Department of Energy (DoE) has extended the public comment period for the new post-2015 National Energy Efficiency Strategy, which was gazetted on December 23, to February 28. The comment period had been due to close on January 22, but owing to the holiday period over December and early... 

AngloGold expects up to 262% increase in headline earnings

2nd February 2017 AngloGold Ashanti expects to report a 242% to 262% year-on-year increase in headline earnings to $104-million to $118-million for the year ended December 31. Headline earnings a share are expected to be 239% to 256% higher year-on-year. 

PetroSA reports two fatalities at Mossel Bay GTL refinery

1st February 2017 State-owned PetroSA on Wednesday said two employees had been killed in an incident at its Mossel Bay gas-to-liquids (GTL) refinery on Tuesday. The employees, one a mechanical fitter and the other an operator, were working on a vessel when they lost consciousness. 


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