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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

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Oranto Petroleum makes Zambian oil and gas exploration debut

28th June 2018 Pan-African oil and gas exploration and development group Oranto Petroleum has started farming into two exploration blocks located onshore in Zambia. These blocks are Oranto’s first inroads into the country. 

Bushveld’s Vametco production capacity increases to 3 750 t/y

28th June 2018 Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals has completed the second phase of the three-phased expansion project at its Vametco mine and processing plant, in Brits, North-West, on time and within budget. This allows the company to take advantage of the high vanadium price that has persisted throughout the first... 

Kibo, Termoeléctrica finalise Benga JV in Mozambique

28th June 2018 Aim- and JSE-listed Kibo Mining has finalised a joint venture (JV) agreement with Mozambique energy company Termoeléctrica de Benga regarding the development of the Benga independent power project, in Tete, Mozambique. This agreement includes the right to build and operate a 150 MW to 300 MW... 

UK regulatory body approves Sibanye’s acquisition of Lonmin

28th June 2018 The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has cleared precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater’s proposed acquisition of platinum producer Lonmin.  

Vast Resources raises £1.25m in share placement

27th June 2018 Aim-listed diversified miner Vast Resources has raised in aggregate £1.25-million through the placing of 238-million shares at a price of 0.5p apiece.  

TNPA appoints national ship repair executive manager

27th June 2018 Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has promoted Richards Bay Port manager Preston Khomo to national ship repair executive manager.  

Pikitup to roll out mandatory separation-at-source programme

27th June 2018 The City of Joburg and waste management company Pikitup have launched a mandatory separation-at-source programme to contribute to increasing recycling rates in South Africa.  

Copper remains globally undersupplied, but production to pick up in next decade – BMI

27th June 2018 BMI Research expects the global copper market to experience a persistent undersupply over the coming years, as global consumption growth, driven by China's power and infrastructure sectors and increasingly by rising electric vehicle (EV) production, continues to outpace supply growth.  

AngloGold gets environmental go-ahead for Obuasi redevelopment

27th June 2018 Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti has received environmental permits for its Obuasi gold mine, in Ghana, paving the way for the redevelopment of the large and high-grade orebody.  

Cadence to invest $5.1m into Premier’s Zulu lithium project

27th June 2018 Aim-listed miner Premier African Minerals has entered into a conditional heads of terms (HoT) with UK-based mining investment firm Cadence Minerals, which will secure a direct investment in the Zulu lithium and tantalum project, in Zimbabwe.  


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