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Natalie Greve

Natalie Greve is a Senior Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Tel: +2711 622 3744

Email: newsdesk@engineeringnews.co.za

 

Hummingbird draws down $10m for Yanfolila development

Gold explorer Hummingbird Resources’ wholly owned subsidiary, Trochilidae Resources, has drawn down the $10-million available to it under the Taurus Mining Finance Fund bridge facility. This facility was the first of a two-phase debt facility...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 15th August 2014
 

Buffalo Coal lifts Q2 output, RoM

Coal mining and supply company Buffalo Coal reported on Thursday that total run-of mine (RoM) production from its South African operations improved from 447 000 t in the three months ended May 31, 2013, to 491 000 t in the four months ended June...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 14th August 2014
 

Atlatsa ups Q2 production as Bokoni ramp-up advances

Emerging platinum miner Atlatsa’s Bokoni mines complex continues its upward operational trend, increasing production of platinum-group metals (PGMs) by 9% to 46 777 oz in the quarter ended June 30. It also lifted tons milled by 16%...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 14th August 2014
 

Blanket mine retains low-cost producer title in Q2, battles low grades

Reinforcing its position as a low-cost gold producer, on-mine costs for Caledonia Mining’s Blanket mine, in Zimbabwe, fell from $651/oz in first quarter to $624/oz in the second quarter ended June 30, while all-in sustaining costs fell from...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 12th August 2014
 

Investment confidence in mining sector lagging other markets

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and capital raising activity in the metals and mining sector remained subdued over the first half of 2014, largely owing to a continuing commitment to capital discipline and a lack of urgency over investment, given...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 11th August 2014
 

Jubilee nears completion of mining right application process for Tjate

Aim-listed Jubilee Platinum Metals subsidiary Tjate Platinum Corporation has submitted its environmental-impact assessment (EIA) and environmental management programme (EMP) in respect of the Tjate platinum mine project, in Mpumalanga – the...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 11th August 2014
 

Assmang expects 2014 earnings jump despite price declines

Despite volatile and declining iron-ore prices during the second half of the 2014 financial year, mining holding group Assore expects headline earnings to increase from R3.5-billion in 2013 to between R4-billion and R4.5-billion for the year ended...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 8th August 2014
 

Harmony to write down Phakisa mine project by R1.4bn

After a recent feasibility study showed that “a large amount” of capital would be required to develop the decline project at Harmony Gold’s Phakisa mine, on the Basal Reef, the group on Friday announced its intention to write-down the...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 8th August 2014
 

TFR iron-ore line readies for 10-day shutdown

The entire 861 km section of Transnet Freight Rail’s (TFR’s) export iron-ore line, which operates between Sishen, in the Northern Cape, and Saldanha Bay, in the Western Cape, will undergo its yearly shutdown from August 12 for planned...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 8th August 2014
 

Lonmin inks landmark BEE deals with traditional community

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Platinum major Lonmin has entered into binding agreements with the Bapo ba Mogale traditional community in relation to a series of transactions that will enable Lonmin subsidiaries to meet the required black...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 8th August 2014
 

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