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Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (11/04/2014) Audio Available

A new platinum company is stepping up production to take full advantage of the supply gap left by the 11-week AMCU strike. An Mpumalanga gold-mining company is going on a growth spree after reaching agreement with AMCU. Teba, the organisation set...
11th April 2014
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (04/04/2014) Audio Available

Mothers have no food to put on tables in the platinum belt where the strike enters its 11th week today; With the tin price rocketing, South Africa is shaking the dust off its tin mines that shut up shop a quarter century ago; The London-listed...
4th April 2014
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (28/03/2014) Audio Available

Richards Bay Coal Terminal is ready to boost the coal export potential of black junior miners; the Department of Energy is set to launch proposals for power supply from independent non-Eskom sources.
28th March 2014
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (14/03/2014) Audio Available

A new ‘digital mine’ under construction in Johannesburg aims to take modern satellite communication underground; China is decimating South Africa’s once mighty ferrochrome industry – ironically with South African assistance.
14th March 2014
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (07/03/2014) Audio Available

It is all about coal, everyone wants to know how does coal work, does it need to be wet, does it not need to be wet. What is your take on what’s been happening so far? Transnet is doubling the export potential of the locked-in Waterberg...
7th March 2014
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (28/02/2014) Audio Available

Every Friday morning, SAfm’s AMLive’s radio anchor Dhashen Moodley speaks to Martin Creamer, publishing editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly. Reported here is this Friday’s At the Coalface transcript:
28th February 2014
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (21/02/2014) Audio Available

Fifteen Australians have arrived in South Africa to save Gauteng’s biggest gold mine from further financial loss; An urgent call has gone out to the government to use the South African Defence Force to stop illegal miners from wrecking some of...
21st February 2014
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (14/02/2014) Audio Available

‘Mechanise or die’. That’s the message now being played out loudly and clearly to South Africa’s stricken mining industry' R21-billion is the value of cash being paid to shareholders of South Africa’s richest iron-ore mine; Mining...
17th February 2014
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (07/02/2014) Audio Available

The government should boost struggling platinum by outlawing dirty emissions from car exhaust pipes; South African-developed thin-film solar technology is taking the world by storm.
7th February 2014
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (31/01/2014) Audio Available

South Africa’s coal industry it was once South Africa’s big enterprise, we were making lots of money from this industry, it is platinum and gold now, but we going back to coal; and shale-gas, a controversial one in the Karoo fracking, as...
31st January 2014
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (17-01-2014) Audio Available

A number of small mining companies are entering 2014 under extreme financial pressure and some may not see out the year; Black mining juniors are eyeing the coal assets of broke foreign-listed entities; and A South African company is studying the...
17th January 2014
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (13-12-2013) Audio Available

South Africa is all set to launch its first-ever Coal Futures Market in January, is that right? There’s a whole raft of loss-making mines in South Africa, but the irony here is that, instead of investors being discouraged, private equity...
13th December 2013
 
 
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