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Creamer Media Reporter


Beamish appointment as Lonmin chair made permanent

Platinum miner Lonmin has permanently appointed Brian Beamish as chairperson. Beamish took on the role of interim chairperson on May 1, following the resignation of former chairperson Roger Phillimore.
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 22nd July 2014
 

High-Tech mining flies into SA

Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about French software company Dassault Systèmes' advanced technology that is well-suited to mining.
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 18th July 2014
 

IFM achieves record output, cost pressures bite

Despite a low ferrochrome pricing environment and rising cost pressures, International Ferro Metals (IFM) CEO Chris Jordaan is confident that the company will achieve another year of improved financial performance. The ferrochrome producer on...
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 17th July 2014
 

Resources Watch

This week: South Africa’s new Minerals Minister believes the NDP requires an accelerated mining effort. Transnet is poised for another record capex year, while keeping tabs on the weak-economy impact. And, SADC countries have significant growth...
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 17th July 2014
 

WDC to appoint executive director to head the organisation

Industry body, the World Diamond Council (WDC), has started an international recruitment drive for an executive director to head the organisation. The successful candidate would report to the WDC president and executive committee and would take...
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 16th July 2014
 

ExecuJet Africa expands helicopter charter fleet

ExecuJet Africa is expanding its helicopter charter fleet with the addition of a Bell 230 helicopter in partnership with Acher Aviation, leaders in off-shore helicopter operations. The 10-passenger Bell 230 helicopter is fully IFR (Instrument...
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 14th July 2014
 

Corruption a major risk for international miners in South Africa

South Africa is underperforming in its fight against bribery and corruption, with potential knock-on effects for the mining industry, Canadian risk mitigation firm CKR Global’s Adam Ross, a senior consultant with the firm’s corruption...
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 11th July 2014
 

Underground diamond mine to have automated truck loop

Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about automation in De Beers Consolidated Mines’ Venetia underground diamond mine in Limpopo.
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 11th July 2014
 

Platinum Belt – whereto now?

The longest strike in South African history, the Platinum Belt strike, officially came to an end on June 24.  Having lasted five agonising months, the strike saw the businesses of the top three platinum producers in the world on the brink of...
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 11th July 2014
 

De Beers Consolidated Mines appoints Zikala to board

De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) has appointed Nompumelo ‘Mpumi’ Zikalala to its board. She brings with her a wealth of experience in mining, diamond trading and the advancement of the economic and social transformation of the South African...
By: Creamer Media Reporter
Published on 10th July 2014
 

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