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Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke

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Afrox secures contract to supply medical gases to State healthcare facilities

11th April 2018 JSE-listed African Oxygen (Afrox) has been awarded a contract to supply medical gases to government hospitals and clinics across all provinces. 

Gauteng open for business as InvestSA OSS launched

10th April 2018 Boosting investor confidence is critical to positioning South Africa as a premium destination for foreign direct investment. To assist in achieving this, Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies, together with Gauteng Premier David Makhura, on Tuesday launched the InvestSA One Stop Shop (OSS) in... 

Galileo upbeat on Star Zinc potential

10th April 2018 Resource and development company Galileo Resources on Tuesday announced positive results from a further seven diamond drill holes (DDHs) from its current drilling programme on the Star Zinc project, in Zambia, in which the company has an 85% interest. The results include three DDHs showing... 

Vivo Energy plans to list on LSE, JSE

10th April 2018 Vivo Energy, which is a retailer of Shell-branded fuels and lubricants in Africa, plans to proceed with an initial public offering (IPO) and to apply for admission of its shares to the LSE and the JSE. Admission is expected to occur in May. 

Aton makes formal offer to M&R shareholders

10th April 2018 German family-owned business Aton has made a formal offer to Murray & Roberts (M&R) shareholders to acquire all shares in M&R at R15 a share. The company on Tuesday said it had already acquired a further 3.1% stake in M&R from a top ten shareholder and that it will soon buy a further 6.5%... 

Acacia delivers solid Q1 production despite reduced operations

10th April 2018 Tanzanian gold miner Acacia Mining achieved a resilient operating performance and delivered solid production of 120 981 oz of gold in the first quarter of the year, which sets it in good stead to deliver against its full-year guidance of between 435 000 oz and 475 000 oz, says Acacia interim CEO... 

Tharisa delivers robust Q2 performance

10th April 2018 Integrated resource group Tharisa delivered another robust performance in the second fiscal quarter ended March 31, with 1.3-million tonnes of material milled, resulting in production of 38 200 oz of platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and gold (6E) platinum group metals (PGMs), at a... 

EAIF raises $385m in new debt financing to drive five-year business plan

10th April 2018   The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), managed by Investec Asset Management (IAM), has completed its latest fundraising round, raising $385-million in new long-term debt capital to invest in Africa. 

Monale Ratsoma appointed as Brics bank Africa region director-general

10th April 2018 The National Treasury’s deputy director-general for economic policy Monale Ratsoma has been appointed director-general of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, or Brics, New Development Bank (NDB) Africa Regional Centre. The appointment is effective from April 16. 

South Africa to play key role in 2019 expedition to Antarctica’s Weddell Sea

10th April 2018 The Weddell Sea off Antarctica, one of the coldest, harshest and most remote locations in the world, will be explored next year by a major international scientific expedition in which South African research organisations and scientists will play vital role. The January/February expedition will... 


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