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Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke is a Creamer Media Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Milestone year for Vukile as it delivers 7.7% FY18 distribution growth

30th May 2018 Property management company Vukile Property Fund achieved 7.7% growth in dividends to 168.82c a share for the full year ended March 31 on the back of a higher second-half distribution growth of 7.9%. As its international investment grows, Vukile aims to hedge 75% of its dividend flow from... 

Contractor dies in haul truck accident at Semafo’s Mana mine

30th May 2018 An employee at Canada-based gold mining company Semafo’s Mana mine, in Burkina Faso, has passed away after sustaining injuries in a haul truck accident. The accident occurred when the individual, who was driving a haul truck, unexpectedly lost control of the vehicle. 

Echo Polska acquires Polish shopping centre, changes name

29th May 2018 Netherlands-based Echo Polska Properties (EPP) has, through its subsidiary EPP Development 7, acquired the King Cross Marcelin shopping centre, in Poznan, Poland, for €91.1-million. The acquisition is in line with the company’s strategy to expand its presence in Polish regional cities. 

ExecuJet Nigeria bolsters services for West Africa with Izy Air alliance

29th May 2018 International business aviation company ExecuJet, which is part of the Luxaviation Group, on Tuesday announced a strategic alliance for maintenance services between its Lagos-based maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility and Nigeria-based Izy Air. This forms part of ExecuJet’s ongoing... 

First complete landing gear change for Emirates A380 aircraft executed

29th May 2018 Emirates Engineering has successfully accomplished the first complete replacement of landing gear on the first Emirates Airbus A380 to have its entire landing gear system replaced at one time. The process of changing all the landing gears was completed in 14 days. For the duration of the... 

Altus granted new zinc, copper licences in Morocco

29th May 2018 Aim-listed Altus Strategies’ wholly-owned subsidiary Aterian Resource has been granted new exploration licences that target zinc and copper, in Morocco. The Ammas, Takzim Est and Arfa licences cover 87.55 km2. 

Insimbi achieves higher revenue, gross profit in FY18

29th May 2018 JSE-listed Insimbi Refractory and Alloys Supplies will be adding a significant value uplift to its chrome and aluminium businesses when it starts supplying powder-makers with a lower-grade aluminium content powder. It will start taking orders for this product in July, Insimbi CEO Fred Botha told... 

Exceptional drill results confirm major gold discovery at Tabakoroni

28th May 2018 ASX-listed Resolute Mining says further exceptional drilling results from the ongoing exploration programme at the Tabakoroni project, 35 km south of the Syama gold mine, in southern Mali, have returned significant high-grade gold intersections in numerous holes. This, in turn, identified new... 

LHDA opens bids for three LHWP Phase 2 contracts

28th May 2018 The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA), a bi-national project between the governments of Lesotho and South Africa, intends to procure three construction contracts for the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) Phase 2. The first of the contracts will entail the construction of a 33 kV... 

Engen owner builds own desalination plant in response to water crisis

28th May 2018 In response to the water crisis in Cape Town, Engen False Bay 1Stop owner Kobus Pretorius has built his own desalination plant to ensure customers have access to purified water. The rationale behind the project, Pretorius explained, is owing to the current water shortage in the Western Cape and... 

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