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RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Mining needs innovation, R&D

To realise the full potential of South Africa’s competitively advantageous range of minerals and mineral wealth, the country would have to improve innovation and increase its investment in research and development (R&D), Science and Technology...
29th January 2013
 
LOCOMOTIVES

Transnet issues tenders for the acquisition of 1 064 locomotives

State-owned freight logistics group Transnet has issued two large tenders for the procurement of 1 064 locomotives for its general freight business (GFB) – the acquisition programmes, which will be implemented between 2013 and 2019, could...
16th July 2012
 
DIAMONDS

De Beers-quitting Oppenheimers go on with Oppenheimer & Son

The big names of De Beers and Anglo American have hogged the limelight. But perhaps questions should have been asked about E Oppenheimer & Son. If they had been, perhaps the exit of the Oppenheimer family from De Beers and its nigh-exit from...
11th November 2011
 
DIVERSIFIED MINERS

Oppenheimers shed De Beers but continue with age-old E Oppenheimer & Son

The big names of De Beers and Anglo American have hogged the limelight. But perhaps questions should have been asked about E Oppenheimer & Son. If they had been, perhaps the exit of the Oppenheimer family from De Beers and its nigh-exit from...
11th November 2011
 
The Brenthurst Foundation

Company Announcement: Machel-Mandela Internship Programme PDF Available

The Brenthurst Foundation is inviting applications from young graduates for the Machel-Mandela Internship Programme
7th November 2011
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (08/08/2008) Audio Available

Makwetla In this broadcast: Transnet’s new rail command centre live in Johannesburg; South Africa has struck gold in Senegal; the Canadians want to do a ‘Sasol’ in neighbouring Botswana
8th August 2008
 
RAILWAYS

New freight rail command centre goes live

A new state-of-the-art national operation centre (Noc) for the railways, which has been established by Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) in Parktown, Johannesburg, went live on Monday night after it was officially inaugurated by Public Enterprises...
5th August 2008
 
GOLD PRICE

Gold price could hit $1 500/oz next year, says Holland

Gold could trade as high as $1 500/oz in 2009, the head of Africa’s second-biggest producer of the yellow metal said on Friday. Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland said that the industry was operating slightly above break even at a gold price of...
1st August 2008
 
Projects Update

Diamond Hill development, South Africa

The Diamond Hill development will be a purpose-designed facility incorporating all aspects critical to the operation of the diamond industry.
25th April 2008
 
Ferrous Metals

Furnace rebuilds add flexibility

In South Africa, there are currently seven companies involved in the production of various ferroalloys.
14th October 2005
 
Breaking News

Assmang has not been short changed - Gama

NEWS Transport utility Transnet and iron-ore miner Assmang are in the process of finalising a comprehensive freight plan that is designed to match Spoornet's rail capacity to Assmang's export ambition of between 10- and 15-million tons a year beyond 2010.
15th March 2005
 
Breaking News

Defiant Gold Fields moots new deal, Harmony wants talks

NEWS The gloom that descended over Johannesburg on Tuesday was mirrored inside the Parktown offices of Gold Fields Limited following a rejection, by its shareholders yesterday, of its proposed transaction with Iamgold.
8th December 2004
 
 
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