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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

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Basic engineering, design completion on Kamoa-Kakula project anticipated for mid-2019 – DRA

4th March 2019 Engineering management group DRA Global’s basic engineering services contract on the Kakula mine portion of the greater Kamoa-Kakula copper project, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is progressing well and is anticipated to be complete by mid-2019. The mine is being developed by Kamoa... 

Newmont rejects Barrick offer, says it will ‘reduce not enhance’ stockholder value

4th March 2019 NYSE-listed Newmont Mining Corporation’s board of directors has unanimously determined that NYSE- and TSX-listed Barrick Gold Corporation made an unsolicited, all-stock negative premium proposal to acquire Newmont, which was not in the best interest of shareholders. The Newmont board undertook... 

Hummingbird to integrate Gonka deposit drilling results into Yanfolila mine plan

4th March 2019 Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources has announced its third set of drilling results from the recently completed exploration campaign at the Yanfolila gold mine, in Mali. The drilling was aimed at converting resources to reserves and, in time, extending the mine life.  

Iamgold to restart drilling at Senegal gold project

4th March 2019 Aim-listed Oriole Resources on Monday confirmed that its exploration partner Iamgold would restart exploration at the Dalafin gold project, in Senegal, next month. The first results from the 2019 drilling programme are expected to be available late in the second quarter or early in the third... 

End of Woodlawn construction fast approaching

4th March 2019 ASX-listed Heron Resources on Monday announced that wet commissioning had started at the process plant of its Woodlawn base metals project, in New South Wales. The only remaining step in commissioning the project was to feed ore through the plant. Once completed, the company would transition to... 

Sugar, chicken imports contribute to 26% y/y decrease in RCL’s H1 earnings

4th March 2019 Food producer RCL Foods’ headline earnings decreased by 26.3% to R475-million for the six months ended December 31, 2018, compared with the R644-million reported for the six months ended December 31, 2017. This translated to headline earnings a share of 54.8c apiece, compared with 74.5c apiece... 

New Canada mining plan unveiled

4th March 2019 Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi on Sunday unveiled the Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan (CMMP), but it failed to win the support of Ontario and Saskatchewan. Sohi described the plan as a “generational initiative”, which would raise Canadians' awareness of the importance of the minerals... 

Togo to subsidise solar energy systems for citizens living in rural areas

1st March 2019 Plug-and-play solar system manufacturer BBOXX’s customers in Togo will start receiving a subsidy from government to spend on solar energy. This is the first government subsidy for the purpose of solar energy payments in Africa. 

TNPA says it is ready to service Total as it explores the Brulpadda prospect

1st March 2019 Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) on Friday said the Port of Mossel Bay is well equipped to provide value for Total, following the company’s significant gas condensate discovery. The discovery was made earlier this year on the Brulpadda prospect, located in the Outeniqua Basin, which is... 

ARM’s H1 headline earnings up 13% y/y

1st March 2019 Diversified miner African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) achieved a 13% increase in headline earning to R2.2-billion for the six months ended December 31, 2018, compared with R1.9-billion in the six months ended December 31, 2017. The company, which is led by chairperson Patrice Motsepe and CEO Mike... 


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