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Studies are under way for the possible building of big new mechanised platinum mine on the Limpopo/Mpumalanga border
12th September 2014
 
EDITORIAL INSIGHT

Energy threat to ferrochrome, Africa mining optimisation, new Zambia copper mine plan

Ferrochrome under 'debeneficiation' threat; a formula to improve Africa's mineral resources indusry; merged company plans to advance Zambian copper project.
12th September 2014
 
FERROCHROME

Energy constraints biggest threat to SA ferrochrome industry Video Available

Dr Alistair Ruiters The biggest challenge facing South Africa’s ferrochrome industry was no longer China, but local energy supply constraints, chrome producer Afarak executive chairperson Dr Alistair Ruiters said on Wednesday. Speaking at the seventh South African...
4th September 2014
 
Ferrous Metals

Pig-iron developer to start mining in Q3

PRODUCT PRODUCTION
Veremo aims to start first production at an existing smelter in Mogale in early 2015
Iron-developer Veremo Holdings aims to start production at its Mpumalanga-based Veremo pig iron, heavy minerals and titanium project in the third quarter of this year, director Alistair Ruiters tells Mining Weekly. “Since the mining rights were...
25th July 2014
 
FERROALLOYS

Find solutions to changing market conditions, ferrochrome industry urged

The South African ferrochrome industry should find a way to respond to the changing market conditions, ferroalloy producer Ruukki South Africa CEO Alistair Ruiters said during a panel discussion at Metal Bulletin Events’ fifth South African...
21st September 2012
 
MINING INVESTMENT

New China/Africa mining-beneficiation fund launched

A new collaborative China/Africa private equity fund that embraces value-adding beneficiation in Africa, has been launched to boost mining on the continent. Ruukki South Africa CEO and former South African Department of Trade and Industry...
18th July 2012
 
PEOPLE

Ruukki announces management changes

Helsinki- and London-listed Ruukki group on Thursday announced that chief commercial officer Stefano Bonati would assume responsibility for the company’s speciality alloys business, following the resignation of COO Theuns de Bruyn, who was...
19th January 2012
 
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KEEN INVESTORS

The Helsinki- and London-listed Ruukki board came to Johannesburg last week with the message that the company intends devoting energy, investment and time to grow the business in South Africa. Ruukki board members pictured are Philip Baum, a...
16th November 2010
 
FERROCHROME

Ruukki to triple ferrochrome smelting capacity

Ferroalloy producer Ruukki on Thursday reported that it was on the verge of completing an internal feasibility study into its expansion plans for the recently acquired Mogale production facilities. Speaking to journalists on a conference call,...
5th November 2009
 
BEE DISPUTE

Kermas SA to reallocate shares in Samancor BEE deal following dispute

Alistair Ruiters Following a dispute, ferrochrome producer Kermas South Africa has cancelled the 28% transfer of shares in its black economic-empowerment (BEE) deal, but plans to reallocate the same stake to meet its original broad-based objectives. Chairperson,...
23rd June 2008
 
PLATINUM

The cash-flush platinum minnow with major margin

Cash-flush Sylvania Resources is a mining minnow with cash on hand that belies both its age and its size. The two-year-old, eleven-person Australia- and London-listed company already has a R300-million cash pile that is increasing at a rate of...
30th May 2008
 
PLATINUM-GROUP METALS

The cash-flush platinum minnow with major margin

Cash-flush Sylvania Resources is a mining minnow with cash on hand that belies both its age and its size. The two-year-old, eleven-person Australia- and London-listed company already has a R300-million cash pile that is increasing at a rate of...
30th May 2008
 
 
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