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Natasha Odendaal

Natasha Odendaal is a Contributing Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Tel: +2711 622 3744

Email: newsdesk@engineeringnews.co.za

 

Sibanye hikes mineral reserves Restricted

Johannesburg- and New York-listed Sibanye Gold on Monday declared a 46% hike of its mineral reserves that would “significantly” enhance and extend the gold producer’s life-of-mine (LoM) production profile. The group’s economically...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 17th February 2014
 

Trans Hex diamond sales reflect ‘healthy’ trading market Restricted

The strong sales of diamonds at the start of 2014 reflected “healthy trading activity” in the rough diamond market and strong demand for production at the start of 2014, JSE-listed Trans Hex said on Monday. The diamond producer reported that...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 17th February 2014
 

Three step down from Ncondezi Energy board Restricted

As Ncondezi Energy continues its transition from a mining company into an energy producer, three directors, namely Graham Mascall, Mark Trevan and Nigel Sutherland, have stepped down as nonexecutive directors. “The business has made significant...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 17th February 2014
 

African Minerals selects FEED engineer for Tonkolili Restricted

London-listed African Minerals has appointed Ausenco the engineer for the front-end engineering design (FEED) for the Phase 2 project expansion of its Tonkolili iron-ore mine, in Sierra Leone. Ausenco will start establishing the flowsheet and...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 17th February 2014
 

Employer survey reveals changing student aspirations, mining loses out Restricted

The latest yearly survey by global thought leader Universum on the ideal employers for students and young professionals has revealed changes in the goals and aspirations of young people as they increasingly seek stability and innovation, leaving...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 14th February 2014
 

Petra nets over $25m for exceptional blue diamond Restricted

Petra Diamonds has sold the exceptional 29.6 ct blue diamond recovered in January from the Cullinan mine in South Africa for $25.6-million. Following a “highly-competitive” sales process, the diamond was bought – at  $862 780/ct – for...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 14th February 2014
 

Kibo appoints new director Restricted

Aim- and AltX-listed Kibo Mining on Friday appointed Andreas Lianos as an executive director, effective March 1. The 47-year-old is a chartered accountant, certified management accountant, certified internal auditor and a JSE-qualified executive.
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 14th February 2014
 

Kenmare restructures Mona financing Restricted

London-listed Kenmare Resources said on Friday it had aligned the structure of its project financing to that of the projected cash flows of its Moma mine, in Mozambique. The titanium minerals producer restructured the financing with its lenders to...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 14th February 2014
 

Chamber of Mines commits to ‘putting South Africa first’ Restricted

The Chamber of Mines (CoM) on Friday reiterated its commitment to “putting South Africa first” as the mining sector played a "key role in realising growth". The chamber was responding to President Jacob Zuma's emphasis, during Thursday’s...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 14th February 2014
 

AMCU, CCMA talks postponed until Monday Restricted

A meeting between the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) and the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) scheduled for Friday has been postponed until Monday. CCMA director Nerine Kahn said in a...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 14th February 2014
 

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