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Iamgold sells 70% interest in French Guiana project to Columbus Gold
Published: 14 Aug 18
Canadian miner Iamgold has agreed to sell up to a 70% interest in its Maripa gold project, located in French Guiana, to Columbus Gold, the companies announced on Tuesday. Columbus Gold, which is listed on the TSX and is focused on French Guinana, stated that the acquisition would solidify the company’s position as the “leading exploration and development company in French Guiana”.
Atlatsa narrows Q2 headline loss, restructure plan set for Q4 completion
Published: 14 Aug 18
JSE- and TSX-listed Atlatsa Resources’ headline basic and diluted loss a share narrowed to $0.04 in the second quarter, ended June 30, from $0.22 in the second quarter of 2017. The company on Tuesday said this movement was based on the loss attributable to the shareholders of the company of $23.4-million, compared with the loss attributable to the shareholders of the company of $121.4-million in the same period last year.
Kefi reports continued progress on Tulu Kapi development
Published: 14 Aug 18
Aim-listed Kefi Minerals says its preparations for the development of its Tulu Kapi gold project, in Ethiopia, continue in earnest with the recent appointment of the head of project implementation, his construction oversight team and the start of their engagement with the principal project contractors Lycopodium and Ausdrill. On the financing front, the planned project-level equity investment by a local syndicate is the next key milestone and this remains on track for the syndicate to provide its planned $30-million equity investment to complement the $20-million equity investment by the government of Ethiopia, leaving Kefi with a stake of about 54% in the project.
Research chairs established to assist South African waste sector Research chairs established to assist South African waste sector
Published: 14 Aug 18
The South African waste sector is in desperate need of change, says Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Waste Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) Roadmap Implementation Unit manager Professor Linda Godfrey. Speaking at the launch of South Africa’s first research chairs in waste, on Tuesday, she said waste and climate and waste and society are two key elements of South Africa's Waste RDI Roadmap, which was implemented by national government to support more effective decision-making, faster insertion of context-appropriate technology, and strengthened capability and capacity.
Mining production increases 2.8% y/y in June
Published: 14 Aug 18
Mining production increased by 2.8% year-on-year in June, from a 1.8% decline in May, with the largest positive contributor being platinum group metals (PGMs), which rose by 28.2% and contributed 5.9 percentage points, says Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). Other positive contributors were diamonds, which increased by 18.7% and contributed 0.9 of a percentage point, and iron-ore, which increased by 4.2% and contributed 0.6 of a percentage point.
City of Joburg makes 71 inner city properties available for private sector development City of Joburg makes 71 inner city properties available for private sector development
Published: 14 Aug 18
Johannesburg executive mayor Herman Mashaba has declared Johannesburg’s inner city open for business by putting 71 properties out to tender for private sector development into mixed-income housing, student accommodation and small business rental space. This forms part of City of Joburg’s inner city revitalisation project, which was approved by the council in September 2017.
Ford produces milestone 500 000 Rangers in South Africa Ford produces milestone 500 000 Rangers in South Africa
Published: 14 Aug 18
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s (FMCSA’s) Silverton assembly plant, in Pretoria, has produced its 500 000th Ford Ranger. “The current Ford Ranger has been a remarkable success story for FMCSA, and we are delighted to have reached the 500 000 mark for this vehicle programme,” Ford Middle East and Africa Operations VP Ockert Berry said on Tuesday.
Lily mine to reopen in Feb 2019, says new owner
Published: 14 Aug 18
Vantage Goldfields, which has been bought out by Siyakhula Sonke Empowerment Corporation (SSC), plans to reopen the Lily mine, in Barberton, Mpumalanga, in February 2019, three years after a pillar collapse claimed the lives of three employees at the mine.  A lamp house container in which employees Pretty Nkambule, Yvonne Mnisi and Solomon Nyirende were trapped in during the February 5, 2016, collapse has still not been recovered.
Montego expands Eastern Cape pet food factory
Published: 14 Aug 18
Local pet food manufacturer Montego Pet Nutrition increased production at its Graaff-Reinet facility, in the Eastern Cape, by 30%. The R70-million expansion, which will also create 30 more direct jobs, included a new 3 600 m2, R15-million depot, divided equally for use as a warehouse and treats production facility.
Centamin appoints former Egypt Minister to its board
Published: 14 Aug 18
Gold miner Centamin has appointed Egyptian industry, economic and investment expert Professor Ibrahim Fawzy to its board as an independent nonexecutive director. As a mechanical engineer, obtaining his PhD from University College, London, Fawzy held the key position of Egypt Industry Minister from 1993 to 1996. He also previously held public sector positions such as Cultural Counsellor to the Egyptian Embassy in London and, between 1996 to 2000, president and CEO of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones. Currently, Fawzy is the chairperson of the Egyptians Abroad Company for Investment & Development, a listed entity on the Cairo Stock Exchange, and a director of the subsidiary companies.
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