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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi is a Creamer Media Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Youth Employment Service expected to benefit 1m young people

13th April 2018 In late March, President Cyril Ramaphosa launched the Youth Employment Service (Yes) initiative – a business-led partnership with government, labour and society, that aims to empower one-million young South Africans between the ages of 18 and 34 through paid work experiences over the next three... 

World’s largest oxygen production plant inaugurated at Sasol Secunda

13th April 2018 Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa on Monday inaugurated French gas company Air Liquide’s €200-million air separation unit (ASU) at chemicals and energy group Sasol's Secunda plant, in Mpumalanga. The ASU is the biggest oxygen production unit in the world, with a capacity of 5 000 t/d... 

State-owned model leaves commercial airlines struggling to compete

12th April 2018 South Africa has missed out on opportunities in key air travel markets, owing to its reliance on a dominant national carrier and State-owned airports, an executive of privately-owned Lanseria International Airport, north of Johannesburg, said on Thursday. Lanseria operations deputy executive... 

Impact, Consensas partner to develop solutions to ensure conflict-free mineral sourcing

12th April 2018 Natural resources management company Impact and technology company Consensas have partnered to create solutions to enable companies to confidently source minerals from conflict-prone and high-risk areas, while compensating women and men in local artisanal mining communities for supply chain... 

Policy certainty, confidence improved in Q1 – index

12th April 2018 The North West University’s (NWU’s) Policy Uncertainty Index (PUI) fell below the 50-mark baseline to 49.6 in the first quarter of this year, compared with 55.4 in the fourth quarter of 2017, confirming that South Africa may have turned a corner in its economic fortunes.  

Lava in lab studies could lead miners to new iron-ore deposits

12th April 2018 A study on iron-ore deposits has found that some magmas split into two separate liquids – one of which is rich in iron – and could lead to the discovery of new iron-ore deposits.  

PTM warns of liquidity constraints ahead of completion of stage two of Maseve transaction

12th April 2018 Project developer Platinum Group Metals (PTM) has warned that its liquidity will be constrained until the second stage of the sale of its Maseve mine to Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) is completed.  

TSX-V conditionally approves listing of Altus Strategies’ shares

12th April 2018 Africa-focused exploration project generator Altus Strategies has received conditional approval from the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) to list the company’s ordinary shares on the exchange.  

Macua, Wamua reject DMR’s ‘sham’ community consultation process

11th April 2018 Community organisation Mining Affected Communities United in Action (Macua) on Wednesday said it rejected Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe’s “sham” community consultation process.  

Mpact opens expanded corrugated plant in PE

11th April 2018 Packaging company Mpact on Wednesday opened its expanded corrugated plant in Port Elizabeth.  


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