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Petra to start sales process for 122.52 ct blue diamond Restricted

The viewing process for the sale of a 122.52 ct blue diamond recovered at Petra Diamonds’ Cullinan mine, in South Africa, in June, would start on August 18. The viewing would continue until September 12, after which offers from prospective...
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 12th August 2014
 

Mogale speciality alloys production delayed to Q4 Restricted

The installation of new ferroalloy refining and granulation equipment at Mogale Alloys’ processing plant in South Africa has been delayed, parent company Afarak Group announced on Tuesday. It did not provide a reason for the delay.
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 12th August 2014
 

Hydrogen breakthrough rekindles fuel-cell excitement Restricted

Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the breakthrough that gives stored hydrogen diesel-like characteristics for safe and efficient long-term energy storage.
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 7th August 2014
 

Australian junior considering legal action over Niger permits Restricted

Australian junior Middle Island is considering its legal options, including international arbitration, over the Niger government’s refusal to grant extension applications for its Deba and Tialkam permits, comprising part of the Sirba gold...
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 7th August 2014
 

SABMiller appoints Rio Tinto's Du Plessis as chairperson designate Restricted

JSE-listed brewer SABMiller announced on Wednesday that Rio Tinto chairperson Jan du Plessis would join its board as nonexecutive director in September and would take over as chairperson of the group in 2015. He would succeed current chairperson...
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 6th August 2014
 

Iamgold to generate 15% of own electricity in 5 yrs – CEO Letwin Restricted

Toronto-based gold producer Iamgold president and CEO Steve Letwin is championing the use of renewable energy as an opportunity for gold mines to reduce costs – a proposition that the company is testing through its Rosebel gold mine, in...
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 5th August 2014
 

SA coal productivity lags behind Australia Restricted

Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about South Africa's lagging coal productivity compared with Australia's.
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 1st August 2014
 

Resources Watch Restricted

Welcome to Creamer Media’s Resources Watch. This week: Mining project studies are on the increase. Kumba’s cash return to black shareholding is now at an astounding R23-billion. And, a metals mine will implement a new planning solutions system.
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 31st July 2014
 

Implats warns of lower EPS, HEPS Restricted

Platinum miner Impala Platinum (Implats) on Thursday warned that its earnings a share (EPS) and headline earnings a share (HEPS)  for the 2014 financial year would be more than 20% lower than those of the prior year. The five-month strike by...
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 24th July 2014
 

Sylvania beats full-year output guidance, achieves Q4 record Restricted

Low-cost platinum-group metals (PGM) processor Sylvania Platinum produced 53 808 oz of PGMs in the 2014 financial year, beating its forecast of 51 000 oz. Output for the year also represented a 22% increase on the 44 095 oz produced in the...
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 24th July 2014
 

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