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Nadine James

Nadine James

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Resource nationalism on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa

15th June 2018 The seemingly increasing trend towards nationalist thinking, combined with and likely driven by growing economic inequality, has resulted in several changes in mining and tax legislation in sub-Saharan Africa countries. Herbert Smith Freehills Africa Group co-chair and partner Peter Leon says the... 

Averda launches hazardous waste management system

15th June 2018 Healthcare institutions have a legal duty to ensure that their hazardous waste is managed responsibly, and Averda has introduced the Averda TruTrak to demonstrate its commitment to the responsible management of hazardous waste products. Averda South Africa healthcare head Eugene Barnard explains... 

Glencore Coal provides free WiFi to two host communities

14th June 2018 Thermal coal miner Glencore Coal South Africa (SA) has launched a free WiFi initiative, which will allow members of two of the company’s host communities, Phola and Ogies, to access 500 MB/d per person for educational, economic and leisure purposes. The initiative currently comprises six... 

Nissan announces Africa, Middle East and India expansion plans

13th June 2018 Nissan on Wednesday unveiled a major expansion strategy in the Africa, the Middle East and India region as part of the company’s six-year midterm plan. The automotive manufacturer aims to build on its strengths and “solid profit margins” in markets including South Africa, India, the United Arab... 

Growthpoint Healthcare launches with R2.4bn portfolio

13th June 2018 Growthpoint Properties has launched South Africa’s first unlisted healthcare real estate investment trust (Reit), Growthpoint Healthcare Property Holdings, which already holds five assets valued at R2.4-billion. The introduction of Growthpoint Healthcare has received strong market interest with... 

Entrée Resources sells Cañariaco royalty

8th June 2018 TSX- and NYSE-listed Entrée Resources has sold its 0.5% net smelter return royalty on Candente Copper’s Cañariaco copper project, in northern Peru, to TSX- and LSE-listed natural resources royalty and streaming company Anglo Pacific Group. Under the terms of the agreement with Anglo Pacific,... 

Farellon copper/gold mine on track to meet 5 000 t/m in June

8th June 2018 TSX-listed mineral exploration company Altiplano Metals has improved capacity at its Farellon copper/gold mine, in Chile, which was now on track to meet its targeted extraction rate of 5 000 t/ m later this month.   "Through professional management of extraction methods and operations, our team... 

Mustang Minerals changes name to Grid Metals

8th June 2018 Mustang Minerals has changed its name to Grid Metals. Grid will begin trading on the TSX-V under the symbol GRDM effective June 8. 

Cardinal mulls larger throughput option at Ghana project

8th June 2018 Africa-focused gold miner Cardinal Resources is evaluating a larger process throughput option for its Namdini project, in Ghana, following an increase in the project’s indicated resource categorisation from 4.3-million ounces to 6.5-million ounces. Cardinal will evaluate the economic results of... 

Laramide increases private placement to C$3.3m

8th June 2018 Uranium miner Laramide Resources has increased the previously announced private placement from seven-million units to ten-million units, at a company price of C$0.30 a unit, for aggregate gross proceeds of up to C$3.3-million. The ASX- and TSX-listed company had, earlier this month, announced its... 

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