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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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SA, Russia recommit to implementation of PGMs MoU

24th July 2018 South Africa and Russia recommitted themselves to the continued implementation of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on platinum group metals (PGMs), following the third yearly PGMs conference, which took place in Johannesburg, on Tuesday.   Delegates at the conference agreed on the need to... 

Karo officially launches Zimbabwe platinum project

24th July 2018 Zimbabwe and platinum producer Karo Platinum on Tuesday officially launched the Karo platinum project, in Chegutu, Zimbabwe.  “We are excited about partnering with Zimbabwe and its people in building a long-term and sustainable business. Zimbabwe has an extraordinary metal and mineral endowment... 

Norilsk says will continue litigation against Botswana govt

24th July 2018 Russian nickel producer Norilsk Nickel on Tuesday said it would continue with the litigation against the Botswana government over the Nkomati and Tati facilities to recover around $277-million it says is owed to it by State-owned BCL. Norilsk alleges that BCL failed to make a payment under an... 

BMI raises thermal coal price forecast to $100/t

24th July 2018 BMI has increased its thermal coal price forecast for this year to $100/t from $85/t previously as a result of tight supply from exporting countries and higher demand on the back of hot weather in importing countries.  The research company said in a statement on Tuesday that Newcastle coal prices... 

Sars postpones deadline for mandatory advance reporting of containerised cargo headed to South Africa

24th July 2018 The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has postponed the introduction of mandatory advance reporting of containerised cargo destined for South African ports to November 1, from the previously set implementation date of August 1. “A Sars survey found that while certain categories, such as... 

Galileo to continue with drill programme at Star Zinc project

23rd July 2018 Aim-listed Galileo Resources will continue with a drilling programme at its 85%-owned Zambia-based Star Zinc project, after a positive study of the project was completed by Earthmaps Consulting.    

Keras Resources to undertake $1.5m test programme at Togo project

23rd July 2018 Aim-listed Keras Resources has been granted permission to undertake a $1.5-million bulk sampling metallurgical test work programme at its Nayega manganese project, in northern Togo. The company on Monday said this included the processing of 10 000 t of beneficiated manganese ore by a major... 

China–South Africa investment continues to grow

23rd July 2018 Trade and investment between China and South Africa remains on a positive growth trajectory, Standard Bank CEO Sim Tshabalala said on Monday. Addressing delegates at a media briefing marking the tenth anniversary of the strategic partnership between Standard Bank and the Industrial and Commercial... 

Components firm invests heavily in skills to meet global production standards

20th July 2018 India-based automotive component manufacturer KLT Automotive and Tubular Products South Africa plans to add 1 000 people to its 900-strong work force in the next eight years. The company has a major contract with the Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) for the Ford Ranger, and... 

Gauteng moves to identify land for expropriation sans compensation

20th July 2018 The Department of Human Settlements has budgeted more than R650-million to prepare identified portions of land in Gauteng for expropriation without compensation. Human Settlements MEC Dikgang Uhuru Moiloa said on Monday that the province’s rapid land release programme, launched in May, would... 


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