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APPOINTMENTS

Barend Petersen appointed Evraz Highveld chair

Barend Petersen Barend Petersen has been appointed nonexecutive director and chairperson of Evraz Highveld Steel & Vanadium. This comes after London-listed Evraz last week announced that it would sell a 34% stake in the steel producer to South Africa-based...
20th August 2014
 
Company Announcement

Leading Online Mining Auctioneering Company Continues to Break Ground PDF Available

As with the SAA mission of ‘Bringing the world to Africa and taking Africa to the world’, a local company just 2 years old has adopted a similar stance for institutional mining and equipment sales at a time when all eyes are on the mining...
19th August 2014
 
IRON-ORE

African Minerals names new CEO, gets $248m cash injection

Sierra Leone-focused iron ore miner African Minerals has named a new chief executive and obtained access to $248-million in cash through an agreement with Chinese partner Shandong Iron and Steel Group (Shandong). Access to the funding will give...
18th August 2014
 
RESOURCES DEMAND

China’s resources use continues to be strong – Australia

Despite concerns to the contrary, China’s demand for raw material remains significant, joint research from the Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (BREE) and Westpac indicated. The joint China Resources Quarterly (CRQ) indicated that the...
15th August 2014
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Policy dilly-dallying hampering recovery of India’s crisis-stricken mining sector

India’s newly elected government has the difficult task of trying to bridge the divide between the country’s mining potential and its tendency to procrastinate in policy- and decision-making. Delays, corruption, legislative inaction, illegal...
15th August 2014
 
COAL

Indian company to rapidly increase production at Mozambique mine

Indian State-owned overseas coal mining group International Coal Ventures Limited (ICVL) has reported that it plans to triple production at its soon-to-be acquired Benga mine in Mozambique over the next three years. The company recently agreed a...
15th August 2014
 
EDITORIAL INSIGHT

Indians to up Mozambique coal output, new software enhances blast success, Mintek to host analytical symposium

Intensidfied coal mining in Mozambique; new blast software, analytical symposium at Mintek
15th August 2014
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Policy dilly-dallying hampering recovery of India’s crisis-stricken mining sector

India’s newly elected government has the difficult task of trying to narrow the divide between the country’s mining potential and its tendency to procrastinate in policy and decision-making. Delays, corruption, legislative inaction, illegal...
15th August 2014
 
IRON-ORE

African Minerals board considers changing role of chairperson Timis

The board of iron ore producer African Minerals is considering changing the role of its executive chairman Frank Timis, who was recently at the centre of an investigation into a $50-million payment he authorised, a company director said on...
14th August 2014
 
ENERGY

South Africa's coal clean-up digs deep with gasification

South Africa produces almost all of its power from coal-fired plants that pollute the air with dark clouds of smoke and fail to generate enough electricity to avert blackouts. Now, if scientists are right, coal in the future could produce...
14th August 2014
 
COAL

India working on draft UCG policy

The Indian government was working on a draft policy on underground coal gasification (UCG) to kick-start projects at coal blocks that had been identified but idled for over two years. The Coal Ministry had identified two coal and five lignite...
14th August 2014
 
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

Evraz now firm on selling Highveld stake to local investor

London-listed Evraz would sell a 34% stake in Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium to South Africa-based investor Macrovest for R289-million. Evraz planned to shed the stake to the local strategic investor, led by De Beers Consolidated Mines...
13th August 2014
 
 
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