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An end to platinum miner’s single-sex hostels imminent

END OF AN ERA The end of single-sex hostels at Lonmin's mines signifies an end to the unfortunate aspect of South African mining's legacy Platinum group metals producer Lonmin aims to finish converting its remaining 20 single-sex hostel blocks by the end of September, group business transformation executive VP Barnard Mokwena tells Mining Weekly. “It is a very symbolic project for...
28th March 2014
 
Company Announcement

Transnet Port Terminals Investment In Equipment Brings Economic Benefit To Local Companies PDF Available

In purchasing four ship-to-shore cranes and 18 rubber-tyred gantry cranes from Liebherr Africa that arrived today in the amount of R744 million, Transnet Port Terminals has stimulated local economic activity. Four of the 18 RTGs and two cranes are...
27th March 2014
 
Company Announcement

Transnet Port Terminals Cultivates Engineering Capacity In SA PDF Available

Transnet Port Terminals today launched a flagship enterprise development initiative “Singakwenza Kwenzeke” (We can make it happen ), a two – year capacity building programme which focuses on increased participation in the engineering sector...
27th March 2014
 
HEALTH & SAFETY

SA’s TB epidemic one of worst, mining sector and communities targeted Video Available

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi South Africa’s status as the country that has one of the highest number of tuberculosis (TB) cases worldwide has put a spotlight on efforts to arrest and reverse the number of people living with the 100-year-old disease, thereby realising...
25th March 2014
 
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Kalagadi Manganese project, South Africa Restricted

Kalagadi Manganese has secured a R2.2-billion loan from the African Development Bank for its mine, sinter plant and part of the proposed smelter complex.
21st March 2014
 
CORPORATE ACTIVITY

Wescoal trading arm merging with MacPhail Distributors

ANDRÉ BOJE The merging process is estimated to continue until the second quarter of this year  Coal mining junior Wescoal is in the merging process between MacPhail Distributors and Wescoal subsidiary and coal trading arm Chandler Coal.
21st February 2014
 
MANGANESE

Mashile-Nkosi, BBC slam DA for Kalagadi funding claims

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi The Black Business Council (BBC) has come out in defence of Kalagadi Manganese after opposition party the Democratic Alliance (DA) expressed concern over the possibility that the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) had provided funding to the...
19th February 2014
 
Mining Personality

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi

Main Activity of Company: Manganese mining, sintering and planned smelting Date and Place of Birth: 1958, Pilgrim’s Rest, Mpumalanga Education: Sekano Ntoane High School, Soweto, (I did not complete matric in 1976 – I was a member of the Class...
14th February 2014
 
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

IT firm’s graduate internship programme gets off to a good start

Information technology (IT) company Spatial Dimension’s inaugural graduate internship programme, which started last month, is progressing well.
7th February 2014
 
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Kalagadi Manganese project, South Africa Restricted

Kalagadi Manganese has secured a R2.2-billion loan from the African Development Bank for its mine, sinter plant and part of the proposed smelter complex.
7th February 2014
 
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Tender work arising from state contracts
31st January 2014
 
MANGANESE – 2

Gibb providing rail construction monitoring services

RAILWAY SIDING PROJECT GIBB is undertaking the engineering and construction monitoring contractor for the 20 km Kalagadi Manganese railway siding  South African consulting engineering firm GIBB is undertaking construction monitoring services during the 18-month-long construction of the 20 km Kalagadi Manganese railway siding project, connecting the main manganese corridor at Hotazel, in the...
13th December 2013
 
 
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