Everything Mining Industry Country Focus How to Guide
Limit search to:
Start Date   
End Date   
SELECT a_id, a_id_word, a_headline, a_publish_date, a_abstract, a_author, a_has_video, a_has_audio FROM su_cat_sg_mappings, re_categories , re_category_sections_assoc , pr_sections , pr_article_section_assoc , pr_articles_search, pr_article_media_assoc WHERE csg_sg_id = 1 AND csg_cat_id = cat_id AND a_status = 1 AND a_process_status = 4 AND a_expiry_date >= 1623839400 AND cat_id = scat_cat_id AND scat_s_id = s_id AND s_id = ase_s_id AND ase_a_id = a_id AND cat_re_id = 42 AND ama_a_id = a_id AND ama_mt_id = 2 AND ama_p_id = ase_p_id AND s_id NOT IN (14903,14910,14911,14906,14904,14912,14909,14908,14907,14905) AND a_publish_date <= 1623839400 AND ase_s_id IN (13206,13207,13208,13209,13210,13211,14520,13212,13213,13832,13214,13215,13216,13217,13218,13219,14182,13220,13221,14501,13222,13223,14674,14186,14436,13224,13225,13226,13227,13228,13229,14519,14485,13230,14484,14878,14183,13350,13144,14299,13177,14298,13145,13147,14184,13146,13149,14301,13150,13153,14275,13151,13152,13148,14302,14304,14303,14305,13154,13155,13156,13157,13158,13159,13160,13161,14309,13162,13171,13163,13164,13165,13166,13167,13168,14300,13169,13170,13172,13173,13174,13175,14307,14276,14308,14310,13176,13188,13189,13190,13191,14187,13194,13196,13197,13195,13198,13200,13201,13202,14306,13203,13204,13205) GROUP BY a_id ORDER BY a_publish_date DESC LIMIT 0, 250
Ramaphosa to address nation on Covid-19 response Ramaphosa to address nation on Covid-19 response
Published: 15 Jun 21
As South Africa heads into the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address the nation at 20:00 on Tuesday. According to a statement from the Presidency, he will provide updates on developments in government’s current response to the Covid-19 pandemic. This follows calls for tighter lockdown restrictions and alcohol bans as Covid-19 infection numbers continue to rise, particularly in Gauteng. Government says as the vaccine roll-out continues, it is monitoring infection, treatment and recovery rates, as well as health regulation compliance and other prevention measures.
Supporting young engineers important for future of infrastructure in South Africa, says Saice
Published: 15 Jun 21
The South African Institution of Civil Engineering's (Saice's) Young Members Panel chairperson Michael Mhlanga says young engineers are the future custodians of South Africa’s infrastructure and should be supported in their personal and professional development. Continuous education, mentorship, and networking are key building blocks for young engineers to ensure they have the necessary skills and experience to overcome the challenges of the future, he says as South Africa commemorate Youth Day on June 16.
Metso Outotec signs landmark contract for pelletising plant in Africa
Published: 15 Jun 21
Mining company Metso Outotec has signed a landmark contract for the delivery of an iron-ore beneficiation and travelling grate pelletising plant to Africa. The parties have agreed to not disclose the value of the contract. Metso Outotec has also not revealed the name of its customer or where in Africa the plant will be used.
Mpact reports ‘strong’ trading for first five months of 2021
Published: 15 Jun 21
Trading for the first five months of this year has been strong for paper and packaging manufacturer Mpact, with underlying profit exceeding pre-pandemic comparatives in both the plastics and paper businesses. Group revenue for the period ended May 31, 2021, was R4.8-billion and exceeded the prior comparative period by 16%, while underlying operating profit more than doubled to R240-million.
Aspasa hopes to have concerns heard via online meetings with the DMRE Aspasa hopes to have concerns heard via online meetings with the DMRE
Published: 15 Jun 21
Surface mining industry association the Aggregate and Sand Producers Association of Southern Africa (Aspasa) has compiled its “big four” priorities to address problems and opportunities in the industry. The association has been mandated by its members to approach the with the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) and address concerns that are stifling the growth and sustainability of the industry, top of which is the blight of the “mafia” in the construction industry.
Denison helps UEX buy JCU from OURD, to take 50% Denison helps UEX buy JCU from OURD, to take 50%
Published: 15 Jun 21
Canadian uranium developer Denison Mines has announced that it will acquire 50% ownership of JCU (Canada) Exploration from UEX, when that company completes the acquisition of JCU from Overseas Uranium Resources Development (OURD). Denison will pay C$20.5-million in cash for the 50% of JCU, which holds a portfolio of uranium project joint venture (JV) interests in Canada, including a 10% interest in the Wheeler River uranium project, in Saskatchewan. Denison pointed out on Tuesday that UEX had entered into an amended purchase agreement with OURD, upping its offer for JCU from C$12.5-million to C$41-million.
Suppliers to lose contracts for failing to cut carbon emissions – study
Published: 15 Jun 21
A new study by financial services provider Standard Chartered reveals that multinational companies will cut suppliers for failing to curb carbon emissions, with 78% of multinational corporations (MNCs) planning to cut ties with suppliers that endanger their carbon transition plans by 2025. For South African suppliers who fail to transition alongside their MNC partners, this could mean a loss in export revenue of $33.7-billion.
PwC embarks on new global strategy to tackle modern issues PwC embarks on new global strategy to tackle modern issues
Published: 15 Jun 21
Assurance, advisory and tax services firm PwC launched its new network strategy narrative – called The New Equation – on June 15, with the aim of focusing on two interconnected needs that clients are facing and will increasingly face in the coming years. PwC Africa CEO Dion Shango says The New Equation is a brand expression that will enable PwC, as a global network of firms, to more consistently and meaningfully bring its strategy to life.
Copper’s supercharged rally creaks on signs of softer demand Copper’s supercharged rally creaks on signs of softer demand
Published: 15 Jun 21
Copper’s stellar rally is starting to creak as investors unwind their bullish bets and evidence of demand weakness mounts in China’s powerhouse manufacturing sector. Prices plunged as much as 4.3% in London, crashing through their 50-day moving average to trade at a seven-week low. Copper hit an all-time high last month, but pressure on the bellwether metal is mounting as Chinese demand softens and investors grow more confident that the strong inflationary forces seen across leading economies will prove transitory.
S&P raises Exxaro’s rating based on continuing stable performances
Published: 15 Jun 21
Global ratings agency S&P has raised South Africa-based coal miner Exxaro Resources’ national scale ratings to ‘zaA/zaA-1’, from ‘zaA-/zaA-2’, based on the miner continuing to deliver stable operational and financial performances. However, while the miner has maintained its earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) to 1.3x, S&P remains concerned about lingering risks of payment delays or nonpayment from State-owned power utility Eskom, which remains Exxaro’s largest customer and represents more than 60% of its revenue.
1 2
4 5 6 7 8 9

Latest content...

Register for daily alerts on news as it breaks in various key economic sectors - Click here to register