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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

 

Macua calls for Zuma to send MPRDA back to Parliament

Mining Affected Communities United in Action (Macua) is calling on President Jacob Zuma to send the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Amendment Bill back to Parliament for proper community participation, the organisation...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 15th April 2014
 

Tawana completes $5m share placement

ASX- and JSE-listed Tawana Resources on Monday announced that it had successfully completed the placement of 200-million new shares in the company in accordance with its $5-million capital raising. The funds raised would be used primarily to...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 14th April 2014
 

Lack of NCOP public consultation may sink Bill – top lawyer

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – A lack of public consultation by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) during its consideration of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Amendment Bill could potentially render the Bill...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 11th April 2014
 

Optimised AMD treatment process eliminates liquid discharge

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Advanced water treatment company Miwatek has optimised its acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment technology to create a zero-liquid discharge process that only uses a single stage of reverse-osmosis (RO)...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 11th April 2014
 

SA mining companies have highest level of female board representation – PwC

South Africa’s mining companies have the highest level of female representation at board level, followed by Canada, while Australia has the lowest percentage of women in executive management positions in the industry, a recent report by...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 10th April 2014
 

Anglo completes sale of UK construction materials unit

Global miner Anglo American on Wednesday announced the completion of the sale of UK heavy building products supplier Tarmac Building Products (TBP) to Lafarge Tarmac Holdings. Lafarge Tarmac Holdings is a 50:50 joint venture comprising Lafarge’s...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 9th April 2014
 

Namibian Resources raises £246 400 of new capital

Aim-listed Namibian Resources on Wednesday announced that it had raised £246 400 of new capital to fund the company’s coal project in South Africa and cover general overheads. The funds were raised through the issue of 11.7-million new ordinary...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 9th April 2014
 

Keaton thermal coal production up 45%, poised for next value growth phase

JSE-listed coal junior Keaton Energy increased thermal coal production from its Vanggatfontein colliery, in Mpumalanga, by 45% to 2.2-million tons during the year ended March 31, the company announced on Wednesday. Keaton also increased...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 9th April 2014
 

Aquarius to buy back $150m to $225m of convertible bonds

JSE-listed Aquarius Platinum on Monday announced its intention to buy back between $150-million and $225-million of its $300-million convertible bonds due on December 18, 2015. The settlement of this tender offer for Aquarius’ convertible bonds...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 8th April 2014
 

Giyani gold net loss down for year ended December

Canada-based gold exploration company Giyani Gold on Thursday reported a net loss for the year ended December 31 of C$3.95-million, down from C$5.61 previously. At December 31, the company also had an accumulated deficit of C$17-million and...
By: Leandi Kolver
Published on 4th April 2014
 

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