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Chantelle Kotze

Chantelle Kotze is a Staff Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Tel: +2711 622 3744

Email: newsdesk@engineeringnews.co.za

 

Harmony ups gold production, but profit slides as price drops, costs rise

Gold miner Harmony Gold recorded a 3% year-on-year rise in gold production to 36 453 kg, or 1.17-million ounces, for the 2014 financial year.
By: Chantelle Kotze
Published on 22nd August 2014
 

Amplats, partner launch trailblazing platinum-using fuel cell mini-grid

JSE-listed platinum producer Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) and Canada-based Ballard Power Systems on Tuesday launched the world’s first platinum-using fuel cell mini-grid electrification field trial. Amplats and Ballard Power Systems...
By: Chantelle Kotze
Published on 15th August 2014
 

PLATINUM POWER

Department of Mineral Resources Deputy Minister Godfrey Oliphant and Anglo American Platinum CEO Chris Griffith take part in the ribbon cutting at the world’s first platinum-based rural electrification fuel cell mini-grid project undertaken by...
By: Chantelle Kotze
Published on 15th August 2014
 

Harmony increases gold production and grades, despite low gold price

Gold miner Harmony Gold recorded a 3% year-on-year rise in gold production to 36 453 kg, or 1.17-million ounces, for the 2014 financial year.
By: Chantelle Kotze
Published on 14th August 2014
 

JSE resource listings plunge 50% in last 20 years, total market cap at R2.82tr

Although the resource listings on the JSE have declined significantly over the last 20 years, from 130 listed mining companies in 1994 to only 66 basic resource companies (in the mining and industrial metals, as well as the mining sectors), the...
By: Chantelle Kotze
Published on 8th August 2014
 

Metso aiming to expand African footprint

With a well-established and strong presence in the African mining industry, comminution solutions company Metso Minerals South Africa, subsidiary of Finland-based Metso Minerals group, plans to further bolster and expand its presence in the...
By: Chantelle Kotze
Published on 8th August 2014
 

Sibanye donates R25m to Wits and UJ, to spend R325m on education and training this year

South African gold producer Sibanye Gold donated R25-million to the universities of Johannesburg (UJ) and Witwatersrand (Wits) towards mining and engineering education at an official handover ceremony held last month at its training academy in...
By: Chantelle Kotze
Published on 8th August 2014
 

JSE resource listings plunge 50% in last 20 years but total market cap now a massive R2.82-trillion

Although the resource listings on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has declined significantly over the last 20 years, from 130 listed mining companies in 1994 to only 66 basic resource companies today (including mining sectors and industrial...
By: Chantelle Kotze
Published on 8th August 2014
 

Platinum first as fuel cells power rural homes in Free State

JSE-listed platinum producer Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) and Canada-based Ballard Power Systems on Tuesday launched the world’s first platinum-using fuel cell mini-grid electrification field trial. Amplats and Ballard Power Systems...
By: Chantelle Kotze
Published on 5th August 2014
 

Access to water, electricity key risk for local mining and metals companies

Although productivity has been identified as the top business risk facing mining and metals companies globally in advisory firm EY’s ‘Business risks facing mining and metals 2014/15’ report, access to water and electricity – a new entrant,...
By: Chantelle Kotze
Published on 1st August 2014
 

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