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Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian is a Creamer Media Contributing Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Altron founder retires from board

31st July 2018 Allied Electronics (Altron) founder Dr Bill Venter, will retire as nonexecutive director of the board, effective July 31. The board on Tuesday thanked Venter for the important and central role he played in the development of the South African electronics industry and the South African economy as... 

Huge Telecom appoints new FD

31st July 2018 Robert Burger has been appointed FD of JSE-listed Huge Group subsidiary, Huge Telecom, effective August 1. He is a chartered accountant with 17 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, which he gained while working for Vodacom. 

Gold Fields completes acquisition of stake in Asanko mine

31st July 2018 JSE-listed Gold Fields has completed a joint venture (JV) transaction with Asanko Gold, giving it a 50% stake in Asanko’s 90% interest in the Asanko gold mine, in Ghana. “The closing of the transaction with Asanko gives us exposure to a great camp, with long-life, low-cost production, with... 

Sulphides intersected at Orion’s Rok Optel nickel/copper prospect

30th July 2018 Semi-massive and injected-stringer sulphide veins have been intersected at Orion Minerals’ Rok Optel nickel/copper prospect, in the Areachap Belt, in the Northern Cape. The company noted in a release on Monday that the intersections achieved provide strong geological proof of concept for Orion’s... 

Equinox shareholders approve Solaris Copper spinout

27th July 2018 Equinox Gold shareholders have voted in favour of a plan of arrangement for Equinox to transfer all of its copper assets into a newly incorporated company called Solaris Copper. The company will now seek approval for the plan of arrangement from the Supreme Court of British Columbia. 

Zambia remains a fast growing refined copper producer

27th July 2018 Zambia remains one of the fastest-growing refined copper producers in the world, backed by strong  domestic smelting capacity, rising mining output and ongoing government support, says BMI Research. Zambia will remain a regional leader and an important global player in refined copper production... 

Cairns Group Farm Leaders disappointed at new US agricultural subsidies

27th July 2018 The Cairns Group Farm Leaders,  which comprises a group of farm organisations from various agricultural exporting countries, including South Africa, have expressed concern about the US administration’s announcement that it will provide $12-billion to support US farmers impacted by tariffs imposed... 

enX appoints new CFO

27th July 2018 Jarrod Friedman has been appointed CFO and executive director of enX Group, effective September 1. Friedman served as CFO of enX from April 2013 to April 2016, following which he was appointed to 3G Mobile as group CFO until its recent sale to Blue Label Telecoms. 

Necsa, Rosatom subsidiary partner on nuclear medicine

26th July 2018 The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) and Rusatom Healthcare, the healthcare division of Russian State-owned nuclear corporation Rosatom, on Thursday signed an agreement to cooperate with each other on nonpower-related uses of nuclear technology. The agreement, which is based on... 

Private equity investment more than doubles in Southern Africa – Savca

26th July 2018 The Southern African private equity industry invested R31.3-billion in 2017, which represents an increase of 102% on the R15.5-billion invested in the previous year and well above the yearly average of R14.7-billion a year invested over the preceding ten years. Further, South Africa’s private... 


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