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Leandi Kolver

Leandi Kolver is a Senior Staff Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Tel: +2711 622 3744

Email: newsdesk@engineeringnews.co.za

 

Oando acquires ConocoPhillips Nigerian oil and gas business for $1.5bn

Nigeria-focused oil and gas explorer Oando Energy Resources (OER) on Wednesday announced that it had completed the acquisition of the Nigerian upstream oil and gas business of New York-listed ConocoPhillips for a total cash consideration of...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 30th July 2014
 

Aureus raises £6.6m through IFC subscription

Aim- and ASX-listed Aureus Mining on Wednesday announced that the International Finance Corporation (IFC) has subscribed for 24.5-million units of the company’s shares, to raise gross proceeds of about £6.6-million. The investment would allow...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 30th July 2014
 

Asanko's Dynamite Hill resource estimate likely Sept, mining to start Q3 2015

A maiden mineral resource estimate (MRE) for West Africa-focused project developer Asanko Gold’s Dynamite Hill deposit, in Ghana, is being compiled, following positive metallurgical testwork results, and should be published in September, the...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 29th July 2014
 

Production halted at Doornkop mine following fatality

All production at gold miner Harmony Gold’s Doornkop mine, west of Johannesburg, has been stopped following a fatality owing to a fall-of-ground incident on Tuesday morning, the company reported, adding that investigations into the accident were...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 29th July 2014
 

Stage 1 of Rukwa definitive feasibility study to be completed by Nov

The first stage of the definitive mining feasibility study (DMFS) for Tanzania-focused mineral exploration and development company Kibo Mining’s Rukwa Coal to Power project (RCPP) would be completed by the end of November, the company reported...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 29th July 2014
 

Tongon mine to show steady performance improvement during H2

A steady improvement in performance is expected at gold miner Randgold Resources’ Tongon mine, in Côte d'Ivoire, during the second half of the year, as the operation continues to make headway in its drive to overcome technical issues, Randgold...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 28th July 2014
 

Tenova to supply bag filters to Richards Bay Port Terminal

State-owned freight logistics group Transnet has awarded integrated solutions provider Tenova Mining & Minerals South Africa a contract for the supply of three reverse-pulse bagfilters. Two of the filters would be installed on multiproduct rail...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 28th July 2014
 

Merafe expecting 126% to 142% rise in half-year HEPS

JSE-listed Merafe Resources on Monday said it expected its headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the six months ended June 30 to be between 126% and 142% higher year-on-year. This increase, which would bring the company’s half-year HEPS to...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 28th July 2014
 

Petra Diamonds 2014 output exceeds guidance

LSE-listed Petra Diamonds increased its production for the 2014 financial year by 17% to 3.11-million carats – above market guidance of 3-million carats. The increase in production was mostly owing to production increases at its Finsch mine, in...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 28th July 2014
 

Zondereinde shaft 1 out of commission for up to six weeks following incident

JSE-listed Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine No 1 shaft would be out of commission for up to six weeks, following an incident that occurred during routine maintenance work. The company explained that the incident occurred on Sunday, when a...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 28th July 2014
 

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