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Creamer Media Reporter

Total wins Newcrest Lihir Gold Mine Mining Contract

14th September 2018 Total, the 4th largest international energy company has been awarded a 4-year contract with Newcrest’s Lihir Gold Mine in Papua New-Guinea (PNG), following a competitive tender process that began last November. During the term of the contract, Total will be supplying 14 million litres of... 

Technicrete turns 50

14th September 2018 Technicrete, one of South Africa’s leading manufacturers of precast concrete products turns 50 this year. Originally part of the Concor Group launched in 1948 by Jurgen Schultz, who, in 1968, saw a gap in the market for the manufacture and application of precast concrete products. The group... 

Chairman of Futureproof, S’onqoba Maseko on instilling new ways to accelerate our youths

13th September 2018 In the near future, traditional employment opportunities will no longer exist. SA needs to prepare our children for the fourth industrial revolution, now. Futureproof is proud to introduce the chairman of our board, S’onqoba Maseko. S’onqoba received her Honours Degree from Wits University and is... 

De Beers wraps up Canada acquisition

13th September 2018 Anglo America’s De Beers has completed the C$107-million acquisition of Peregrine Diamonds, with the TSX-listed company set to be delisted at the end of trading on Friday. The acquisition, announced in July, was approved by Peregrine securityholders on August 31 and by the Supreme Court of... 

GladAfrica Group Media Statement

13th September 2018 GladAfrica has noted the resolution of the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality Council to initiate an investigation into the process which resulted in our appointment to provide project management support to the City. We welcome the Council resolution as we believe this will put to rest any doubt... 

Alrosa reports stable international demand for large diamonds

13th September 2018 Diamond miner Alrosa has netted $15.6-million from the sale of special large diamonds at an international auction in Israel. A total of 2 611 ct of diamonds, all weighing more than 10.8 ct, were sold in 166 lots. 

The balancing act of packaging design and product information

13th September 2018 Unlike the seasonal fashion designs for clothing, packaging design trends seem to stick around for some time. However, as we rapidly approach the end of 2018, there are some that are no longer finding traction on retail shelves. Clutter is out, simplicity is in 

Chaarat appoints new board member

13th September 2018 Aim-quoted exploration and development company Chaarat Gold has appointed Robert Edwards – a mining engineer with broad institutional and corporate experience – to its board as an independent nonexecutive director. Edwards is the former chairperson of Global Mining at Renaissance Capital and has... 

Europa initiate land use process for Spain mine development

13th September 2018 Triple-listed Europa Metals has initiated a change of land use process to facilitate the potential future development of its Toral lead/zinc/silver project, in northern Spain. The company has engaged consultancy MAGMA Soluciones Ambientales to progress the requisite land use applications across... 

Rand-Air remains sustainable and ahead of the curve with ‘positively disruptive’ business ethos

13th September 2018 The local market leader in portable air compressors and generator rental, Rand-Air, was established 45 years ago – long before the concept of so-called ‘positive disruption’ became a trendy topic of wider business discussion in MBA classes around the country and internationally. However, in many... 


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