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Base metals prospects attract investment across continents

PROSPECTIVE INVESTMENT
Denham Capital Management believes the outlook for copper and zinc prospects in South America is positive
In addition to focusing on copper mining investment opportunities in Africa, energy-focused global private-equity firm Denham Capital Management is investing in new copper projects in South America this year, company director Caroline Donally...
18th April 2014
 
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Castle Hill and Red Dam gold projects, Australia Restricted

Phoenix Gold has signed a two-year milling agreement with FMR Investments for the Castle Hill project, in Western Australia.
18th April 2014
 
Mining Services

Shaft-sinking specialist awarded work at platinum mine

Additional shaft-sinking work was awarded early this year to international shaft sinking and underground construction group Shaft Sinkers by platinum producer Lonmin for work at its existing Karee 3 upper group two (UG2) project in Marikana,...
18th April 2014
 
GOLD

DRDGold appoints chartered accountant to board

JSE-listed DRDGold has appointed chartered accountant Johan Holtzhausen as an independent nonexecutive director of the company.   Holtzhausen, who held a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Stellenbosch and a Bachelor of Accounting...
17th April 2014
 
Company Announcement

Drdgold: Appointment Of Non-Executive Director PDF Available

DRDGOLD Limited has announced the appointment of chartered accountant (SA) Johan Holtzhausen as an independent non-executive director of the company with effect from 25 April 2014. Mr Holtzhausen holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the...
17th April 2014
 
Company Announcement

Komatsu and Pirtek announce further expansion of hose assembly supply agreement to cover mining equipment PDF Available

Komatsu Australia and Pirtek Fluid Systems have announced additional developments in their recently extended agreement for the supply of Komatsu genuine high-pressure hose assemblies to mining industry customers, with the agreement shortly to...
16th April 2014
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Appea calls on WA to ‘heed ERA’s advice and abolish gas reservation policy’

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (Appea) on Monday welcomed the Economic Regulation Authority’s (ERA’s) recommendation that the Western Australia’s domestic gas reservation policy to be removed. At the end of...
14th April 2014
 
MINERAL EXPLORATION

Initiatives under way to improve greenfield exploration in SA

Four of South Africa’s greatest mineral deposits, namely the diamond fields of the Northern Cape, the Witwatersrand basin, the Witbank-Middelburg coalfield and the Bushveld Igneous Complex, all of which have been the bedrock of the country’s...
11th April 2014
 
NICKEL

BHP polishes up nickel unit as demerger talk swirls

Breakthroughs in the way BHP Billiton processes nickel ores could help the world's biggest miner find a buyer for its ailing Nickel West division in Australia. Nickel West is among businesses that also include aluminium and manganese which BHP...
11th April 2014
 
MINING PERSONALITY

Frank Gregory

Main Activity of the Company: An independent and privately owned firm providing ‘one-stop’ technical advisory services to the mining industry across the globe with particular emphasis on geology and mineral resources, mining engineering,...
11th April 2014
 
MINERAL EXPLORATION

Initiatives under way to improve greenfield exploration in SA

Four of South Africa’s greatest mineral deposits, namely the diamond fields of the Northern Cape, the Witwatersrand Basin, the Witbank-Middelburg coal field and the Bushveld Igneous Complex, all of which have been the bedrock of the country’s...
11th April 2014
 
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Karara iron-ore project, Australia Restricted

The joint venture partners in the Karara iron-ore project will need to invest a further A$123.6-million into the project to reach nameplate capacity.
11th April 2014
 
 
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