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Leandi Kolver

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

Tel: +2711 622 3744

Email: newsdesk@engineeringnews.co.za

 

Mwana gold production up at reduced cost, nickel production rising

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Multicommodity miner Mwana Africa produced 11 314 oz of gold at its Freda Rebecca mine, in Zimbabwe, during July and August at a reduced cash cost of $854/oz, compared with an average cost of $1 078/oz during...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 19th September 2014
 

Solidarity, Assmang discuss alternatives to proposed retrenchments

Trade union Solidarity on Wednesday said it had been in discussions with the management of mining company Assmang, in Machadodorp, Mpumalanga, in an attempt to find alternatives to the retrenchment of as much as 60% of its employees. Solidarity...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 17th September 2014
 

Waterberg Coal, Eskom in discussions to convert MoU to coal supply agreement

Discussions between State-owned power utility Eskom and ASX- and JSE-listed Waterberg Coal Company (WCC) to resolve the outstanding requirements to convert the Waterberg coal project’s (WCP’s) offtake memorandum of understanding (MoU) into a...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 16th September 2014
 

Mokopane tin scoping study indicates robust economics

Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals on Tuesday said the scoping study for the development of its Mokopane tin project indicated robust after-tax economics. The company reported that the scoping study had confirmed the project’s parameters to be in line...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 16th September 2014
 

122.52 ct Cullinan diamond sold for $27.6m

Diamond miner Petra Diamonds on Tuesday announced that the 122.52 ct blue diamond recovered from its Cullinan mine, in Gauteng, in June this year, has been sold for a value equivalent to $27.6-million to a beneficiation partnership. The...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 16th September 2014
 

Construction at Stornoway’s Renard project proceeding according to plan

Construction mobilisation at Canadian diamond exploration and development company Stornoway Diamond Corporation’s Renard diamond project, in Québec, was proceeding rapidly with no major variances forecast, to date, against the planned schedule...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 16th September 2014
 

Beacon Hill raises £1.25m

Aim-listed Beacon Hill Resources has entered into conditional subscription agreements with certain institutional investors, arranged by and including Darwin Strategic, to place up to 1.25-billion ordinary shares in the company to raise about...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 15th September 2014
 

Nayega manganese mining permit award expected in Q4

Aim-listed iron-ore and manganese developer Ferrex expected the mining permit for its Nayega manganese project, in Northern Togo, to be awarded during the fourth quarter of the year, MD Dave Reeves said on Monday. He noted that the definitive...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 15th September 2014
 

Mwana welcomes Zimbabwe gold royalty reduction

Multicommodity miner Mwana Africa has welcomed the Zimbabwe government’s decision to reduce the royalty on Zimbabwean gold producers from 7% to 5%. Mwana operates the Freda Rebecca gold mine in Zimbabwe’s Mashonaland Central province.
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 15th September 2014
 

African Potash to issue new shares following exercise of $200 000 convertible security

Aim-listed African Potash on Friday announced that it had received notice of exercise in respect of $200 000 of convertible security issued last month, pursuant to which 4.89-million ordinary shares now had to be issued. The $200 000 security...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 12th September 2014
 

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