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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi is a Creamer Media Senior Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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EPP advocates for real estate investment policy in Poland

18th November 2019 JSE-listed EPP has urged the Polish government to introduce real estate investment trust legislation for the country to make it more open for investment. COO Rafał Kwiatkowski believes the Polish property sector could be an excellent avenue for creating wealth and would be a good vehicle for... 

Petra dissolves COO position as part of efficiency drive

18th November 2019 London-listed Petra Diamonds has effected some organisational changes to help facilitate the rapid execution of its Project 2022 strategy. These changes include a flatter management structure, with mines now reporting directly to CE Richard Duffy.  

Botswana Diamonds outlines near-term focus areas

15th November 2019 Aim-listed Botswana Diamonds (BOD) on Friday shared details of its areas of focus and strategy for the near future. This includes the ramp-up of its South African Marsfontein operation, which produced its first diamonds from gravels and residual stockpiles, earlier this week. The company intends... 

Tribunal to review alleged cartel conduct by wood-based panel manufacturers

15th November 2019 The Competition Tribunal has been tasked to review a cartel conduct matter between wood-based panel companies KAP Diversified Industrial and Sonae Arauco South Africa, together with Steinhoff International Holdings. KAP Diversified, previously PG Bison, and Sonae allegedly agreed to increase... 

Brics Summit Declaration addresses fair trade concerns

15th November 2019 With high levels of under-invoicing being a critical challenge in efforts to deepen fair trade, Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has welcomed the Brics Summit Declaration by Heads of State (SDHS). The Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (Brics SDHS) was adopted during the... 

South Africa moves to achieve one-day business registration goal

15th November 2019 Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel on Monday lauded the launch of a pilot phase of a new business portal called Biz Portal by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission. The single integrated company registration platform will enable entrepreneurs to register a business within a... 

Bushveld announces strategy to work with vanadium battery manufacturers

15th November 2019 Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals intends to establish a vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) investment platform to lead investments for original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with upside potential. The company and its initial investment will play a catalytic role and mobilise additional capital... 

African unit of Aurecon separates from global group to focus on continent

15th November 2019 Global engineering group Aurecon has announced that it will demerge with the African business in early 2020. The African shareholders of Aurecon initiated the separation, with 98% of all shareholders having approved the demerger earlier this year.  

Seriti concludes agreements to acquire 91.8% of South32’s SA coal assets

15th November 2019 Coal mining company Seriti Resources has concluded agreements to acquire South32’s majority shareholding in South Africa Energy Coal (SAEC) for R100-million in cash and further deferred payments of up to R1.5-billion a year to 2024. Seriti will buy South32’s 91.8% shareholding, while the... 

Gold price, ETF investment highest in almost seven years

15th November 2019 The value of gold hit a six-and-a-half-year high at $1 546/oz at the start of September, driven by investor sentiment and macroeconomic factors, says financial markets data provider Refinitiv in its latest ‘GFMS Gold Survey’. Over the third quarter of the year, gold recorded a “spectacular”... 


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