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Marleny Arnoldi

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PSA hopes for approval of producer responsibility plan

5th March 2019 Packaging South Africa (PSA) has welcomed the Department of Environmental Affairs’ (DEA’s) acknowledgement that government has failed to develop competent waste management facilities and that municipalities are not able to implement waste removal infrastructure, nor exercise control over current... 

Water dept prepares for water month activities

5th March 2019 The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is set to embark on its yearly water month activities to highlight the importance of water in the livelihoods of the public and the economy. The discussions on water issues will be streamlined during National Water Week, to be held from March 18 to... 

AngloGold sells Colombian exploration assets

5th March 2019 AngloGold Ashanti has agreed to sell its interests in Northern Colombia Holdings (NCH) to Royal Road Minerals. NCH owns an exploration title package comprising mining concession agreements covering about 36 000 ha of land, including the rights to acquire mining concessions over about 215 000 ha... 

SepCem reports lower FY18 sales volumes in constrained, competitive cement market

5th March 2019 JSE-listed Sephaku Holdings on Tuesday reported that its subsidiary Dangote Cement South Africa, or Sephaku Cement (SepCem), had been heavily affected by the depressed macroeconomic environment during the year ended December 31, 2018. The company stated that low cement demand, owing to the weak... 

Mantashe calls on Police Minister to safeguard Carletonville community amid Sibanye strike

5th March 2019 Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has requested the assistance of Police Minister Bheki Cele to intervene in the current instability in Carletonville and to safeguard the community. A statement issued by the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) on Tuesday claimed that the ongoing... 

Tsodilo continues sampling at BK16

5th March 2019 TSX-V-listed Tsodilo Resources says its BK16 kimberlite project, in the Orapa kimberlite field, in Botswana, is well placed to enter the market once the mine is established. In a presentation published by the company this week, Tsodilo stated that BK16 was already showing similarities to Lucara... 

Exxaro expects to report higher FY18 earnings

5th March 2019 JSE-listed coal and heavy minerals miner Exxaro Resources expects to report attributable earnings per share (AEPS) of between R26.90 and R28.86 for the year ended December 31, 2018, which is an increase of between 39% and 49% compared with the R19.23 apiece reported for the year ended December... 

De Beers sells $490m of rough diamonds in cycle two

5th March 2019 Diamond miner De Beers on Tuesday reported that the value of its rough diamond sales for cycle two of the year was $490-million, compared with $500-million in cycle one and $563-million in cycle two of 2018. This brings the provisional total for rough diamond sales to date this year to... 

Orion mulls solar, wind energy generation options for Prieska project

5th March 2019 ASX-listed Orion Minerals on Tuesday announced that it had signed a renewable energy generation collaboration agreement with Juwi Renewable Energies South Africa to investigate the renewable energy generation potential at the Prieska zinc/copper project, in South Africa’s Northern Cape province.... 

Clover achieves higher H1 earnings despite sugar tax, fuel increases

5th March 2019 Amid increasing sugar taxes and fuel prices, JSE-listed consumer goods group Clover managed to increase its headline earnings by 5% to R236-million, or 123.5c a share, for the six months ended December 31, 2018, compared with the R224-million, or 117.6c a share, reported for the six months ended... 


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