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Megan van Wyngaardt

Megan van Wyngaardt

Megan van Wyngaardt is Creamer Media Senior Contributing Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Artemis plans 3.3 km drill hole in the Pilbara

28th February 2018 ASX-listed Artemis Resources plans to drill a super-deep 3 300 m diamond drill hole on its Balmoral area, about 50 km south of its Radio Hill Mine, in Western Australia. The drill site for ASD-1 would be finalised over the coming weeks and the hole would be drilled to test for base metals,... 

Pilbara to fast-track Pilgangoora development as new investor comes to play

28th February 2018 The multi-faceted agreement signed between South Korean steelmaker Posco and Australian lithium miner Pilbara Minerals this week would strengthen the latter's balance sheet, allowing it to accelerate Stage 2 and complete Stage 1 of its Pilgangoora project in Western Australia, the miner said on... 

African Rainbow Minerals expects to swing back into the black in H1

27th February 2018 Diversified miner African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) expects its earnings a share for the six months to December 31 to improve to between 912c and 930c, compared with the basic loss a share of 134c reported for the six months to December 31, 2016. The prior period's basic loss included a R711-million... 

AECI mining division reports improved operating profit

27th February 2018 Explosives and specialty chemicals group AECI's mining solutions segment's revenue declined by 2.2% to R9.7-billion in the year ended December 31, owing to lower ammonia prices and a stronger rand against the dollar - more than 50% of revenue in this segment is dollar based. Profit from... 

AECI posts record HEPS for FY17

27th February 2018 Explosives and specialty chemicals group AECI on Tuesday reported its highest recorded headline earnings per share (HEPS) to date, at 959c, for the financial year ended December 31. HEPS were up 17% year-on-year, while earnings a share increased by 22% year-on-year to 900c. 

Prospect starts small scale lithium carbonate production

27th February 2018 ASX-listed Prospect Resources has started commissioning its battery grade lithium carbonate pilot plant in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe. The laboratory complex in the Kwekwe area supports the laboratory scale and pilot scale production of lithium carbonate, with small scale production of battery grade higher... 

Santos launches $750m Queensland gas project

27th February 2018 Domestic gas supply and regional jobs in Queensland are set to gain considerably with Santos GLNG investing $900-million in upstream gas developments in Maranoa, Western Downs, Central Highlands and Banana this year. As well as upstream developments around the Fairview, Scotia and Arcadia... 

EganStreet drilling programme delivers high-grade gold

27th February 2018 Western Australia is set to gain a new high-grade gold mine, after drilling results show ASX-listed EganStreet Resources' Rothsay project to have a 0.3 m seam containing about 159 g/t. The average grade per tonne discovered during the drilling programme hovered around 30 g/t; however, another 1.1... 

Iluka declares dividend, sees growth on price increases

27th February 2018 ASX-listed Iluka Resources has recorded a 140% increase in its underlying earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation to $361-million for the year ended December 2017, with strengthened mineral sands markets throughout 2017 underpinning strong free cash flow of $322-million, up... 

More strides taken towards BK16 production - Tsodilo

26th February 2018 The first consignment of 43 drums of concentrate from the BK16 kimberlite project, in Botswana, have been securely moved to TSX-listed Tsodilo Resources' final recovery area in its security complex in Maun. This followed the January 18 commissioning of a dense media separation (DMS) plant at... 


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