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Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer is Publishing Editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Tel: +2711 622 3744

Email: newsdesk@engineeringnews.co.za

 

Anglo CEO backs Ramaphosa’s strike ballot comments

The introduction of a strike ballot process as suggested by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa would be a great step forward for industrial relations in South Africa, Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani said on Friday. Cutifani was responding to a...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

On-The-Air (25/07/2014)

Iron-ore from Limpopo and the Northern Cape has so far generated a staggering R23.5-billion in dividends for black shareholders; Strike-hit Anglo American Platinum is planning to spend up to R100-million on its mechanised mines, which survived...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

David Noko

Position: Executive VP Social and Sustainable Development, AngloGold Ashanti, since June 2012; Non-Executive Director of Royal Bafokeng Platinum Main Activity of Company: Gold mining and exploration Date and Place of Birth: June 1957, Sabie,...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

THE ABE & ABBOTT SHOW

A Japanese Komatsu truck built with steel made from Australian iron-ore? That could well be a side aspect of this month’s Abe and Abbott show in which Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (second left) and Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

60 000 ex-mineworkers come forward to claim R5bn unpaid benefits

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Some 60 000 former mineworkers have now come forward to claim R5-billion in unpaid pension, provident fund and service-award claims. The 60 000 are from the traditional labour-sending areas of Limpopo,...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

Mining needs quantum change, says SAIMM

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – The mining industry needs to make a quantum change, South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) past president Dr Gordon Smith said on Tuesday. Smith, who is also executive technical head of Anglo...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

Aviation technology flying into South African mining space

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Advanced aerospace high-technology is flying into South Africa’s changing mining space. French software company Dassault Systèmes, which has built entire aircraft technology platforms that provide...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

Anglo’s South African mines up output, platinum sales ‘normal’ despite strike

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Anglo American’s South African mines came to the party in the three months to June 30, with increased production across-the-board, including platinum supply “at normal levels” to all platinum customers, in...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

LIGHT AT END OF DARK PLATINUM TUNNEL

The wage and housing deal that the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) struck last week with the Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) company is the light at the end of the very dark platinum mining tunnel. Instead of five months of mayhem, the NUM...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

Boardroom bargaining tops rest, platinum sales ‘normal’ in strike, 60 000 ex-miners claim R5bn

The National Union of Mineworkers and JSE-listed Royal Bafokeng Platinum have struck top wage and housing deal; platinum sales continued “at normal levels” during the five-month strike; and 60 000 former mineworkers have now come forward to...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

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