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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

 

First half delivers good news for gold as price rises 9.2%

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – The first half of 2014 has delivered good news for the gold sector, the World Gold Council (WGC) revealed on Monday, reporting that the price of the yellow metal had risen 9.2% and outperformed almost all other...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 25th July 2014
 

RBPlat, NUM lock down 3-year wage deal after ‘mature, respectful’ talks

In a deviation from the often-polarised nature of wage talks in the platinum sector and elsewhere in the South African mining industry, platinum miner Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) have inked a...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 25th July 2014
 

Local beneficiation industry will create global competitive advantage – Davies

Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has re-emphasised government’s commitment to the creation of a viable local minerals beneficiation industry, saying the country could establish a competitive advantage in global markets by leveraging...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 24th July 2014
 

DTI to develop plan to advance SA’s beneficiation ambitions

After indicating for several years its intention to develop a local minerals beneficiation industry, government has announced that it will, this year, develop a Minerals Beneficiation Action Plan as a component of the Industrial Policy Action...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 23rd July 2014
 

Murray & Roberts awarded mammoth R2.6bn Venetia mine contract

In what could be the single-largest contract awarded to construction major Murray & Roberts (M&R) since the Eskom power build programme, M&R subsidiary M&R Cementation has secured a R2.6-billion contract to develop an underground mine beneath...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 22nd July 2014
 

De Beers announces changes to diamond sales model

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Multinational diamond giant De Beers Group has announced an updated model for the allocation of rough diamonds by its primary rough-diamond distribution arm, Global Sightholder Sales (GSS), in respect of the...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 22nd July 2014
 

SA company awarded Yanfolila engineering contract

Following a competitive tender process, multi-asset gold exploration and development company Hummingbird Resources has, by way of a letter of intent (LoI), appointed Johannesburg-based project management and engineering firm Senet to start...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 22nd July 2014
 

Zim-focused AFCR agrees to extension of Dalny mine deal

New Dawn Mining subsidiary Falcon Gold Zimbabwe (Falgold) and African Consolidated Resources (AFCR) have agreed to extend the date for payment of the outstanding $7.5-million related to the proposed sale of Falgold’s Dalny mine, in Zimbabwe,...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 22nd July 2014
 

Aquarius reaches 3-year wage deal with Solidarity, NUM

JSE-listed Aquarius Platinum has reached separate three-year wage agreements with labour unions, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Solidarity, in relation to their respective members employed at the Kroondal mine, in the North West. The...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 21st July 2014
 

Plant efficiencies drive New Luika Q2 output up 8%

East Africa-focused gold producer Shanta Gold has hit record quarterly production of 21 940 oz at its Tanzania-based New Luika gold mine for the three months ended June 30, representing an 8% uptick on the 20 254 oz produced in the first quarter...
By: Natalie Greve
Published on 21st July 2014
 

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