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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

 

ABG delivers higher Q1 gold output, lower gold price drags revenue, Ebitda

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – London-listed gold producer African Barrick Gold (ABG) says it has started the new financial year stronger, with the first quarter of 2014 delivering higher production and lower all-in sustaining costs. The...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 24th April 2014
 

Triton starts third-phase drilling programme at Moz graphite project

ASX-listed Triton Minerals on Wednesday said drilling had started at its Nicanda Hill prospect, in Mozambique. The third-phase reverse circulation and diamond-drilling programme, on the southern portion of the Nicanda Hill prospect in the Balama...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 23rd April 2014
 

Nordgold improves gold output across portfolio

LSE-listed Nordgold on Wednesday said refined gold output of 211 100 oz was achieved during the first quarter of the year – a 15% increase on the prior corresponding period as eight of the gold producer’s nine mines achieved a year-on-year...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 23rd April 2014
 

Petra on track to deliver 3m-carat diamond production target

London-listed Petra Diamonds is on track to meet its three-million-carat 2014 production target as it delivered a 15% hike in output during the third quarter of the year. Production for the quarter under review reached 743 424 ct, compared with...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 23rd April 2014
 

Mwana doubles Q4 diamond output

London-listed Mwana Africa has achieved steady-state production at its Klipspringer slimes retreatment project, in Limpopo, with fine diamond output more than doubling over the quarter to March. The pan-African, multicommodity mining and...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 22nd April 2014
 

Promulgating the MPRDA Amendment Bill would stall South Africa’s gas industry – Winde

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Western Cape Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Minister Alan Winde on Tuesday slammed the passing of the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Amendment Bill through the National...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 18th April 2014
 

DDE achieves record prices from inaugural Zimbabwe diamond tender

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – A record number of sales were achieved at the Dubai Diamond Exchange’s (DDE’s) inaugural Zimbabwe diamond tender, held in Dubai from March 23 to 30, DDE chairperson Peter Meeus said on Sunday. The tender,...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 18th April 2014
 

Kefi appoints joint broker

Aim-quoted gold and copper miner Kefi Minerals on Wednesday appointed finnCap to act as joint broker to the company with immediate effect. The group had started transitioning from an exploration-focused company to a development and production...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 16th April 2014
 

Sangola promising despite Randgold pull-out – GoldStone

The Senegal-based Sangola project remained promising despite Randgold Resources' withdrawal from the joint venture (JV) earlier this month, West and Central Africa-focused exploration company GoldStone averred on Wednesday. The London-listed...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 16th April 2014
 

Aureus to raise £15.6m

Aim- and ASX-listed Aureus Mining on Tuesday entered into an underwriting agreement with GMP Securities, Clarus Securities and Numis Securities to sell 33.4-million shares at £0.27 apiece to raise £9-million gross proceeds. The company also...
By: Natasha Odendaal
Published on 15th April 2014
 

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