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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

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

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Infrastructure key to meeting consumer demand in megacities

15th June 2018 There are rapidly growing megacities, including Accra, Cairo, Lagos, Johannesburg, Nairobi and Kinshasa, in Africa, and it is important to ensure infrastructure development grows at a pace that will meet the increasing consumer demand that will come out of these megacities, said Imara Africa... 

Electric vehicles could increase to 220m in 2030 – IEA

15th June 2018 The International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) ‘Global Electric Vehicles Outlook’ has found that the number of electric and plug-in hybrid cars on the world’s roads exceeded three-million in 2017, which is a 54% increase compared with 2016.  

Mkhize discusses govt’s strategy towards municipal debt owed to Eskom

14th June 2018 Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize on Thursday briefed the Standing Committee on Public Accounts about government’s plans to resolve the challenge of debt owed by municipalities to State-owned power utility Eskom.  

Bushveld settles £5m debt with Atlas Special Opportunities

14th June 2018 Aim-listed diversified miner Bushveld Minerals has redeemed the outstanding unsecured convertible bonds that were issued to Atlas Special Opportunities in September 2017.  

‘Substantial improvement’ in alluvial mining at Xtract’s Manica mine

14th June 2018 Aim-listed gold miner Xtract Resources reports substantial improvements in alluvial mining contractor gold production at its Manica alluvial operations, in Mozambique.  

Shanta announces partial buyback, extension of loan notes

14th June 2018 Aim-listed gold miner Shanta Gold has received irrevocable undertakings from the majority of holders of the company’s outstanding unsecured subordinated convertible loan notes that are due in April 2019, to buy back some of those loan notes and to extend the maturity date of the remainder of the... 

SOURCE hydropanel launches in S Africa

14th June 2018 Zero Mass Water has launched its SOURCE hydropanel, which applies thermodynamics, materials science and controls technology to produce potable drinking water from only sunlight and air, in South Africa.  

US suggests need for broader conflict diamond definition, due diligence for responsible sourcing

13th June 2018 The Kimberley Process (KP) intercessional, which will take place from June 18 to 22 in Antwerp, Belgium, will focus on proposed reforms in the certification system to help achieve ambitious goals in the global diamond industry. This year, the European Union is chairing the KP and India is serving... 

AlphaGlobal seeks R143m from Eastplats in outstanding claim

13th June 2018 AlphaGlobal Capital is seeking R142.8-million from Eastern Platinum (Eastplats) and its subsidiary Eastplats International in a claim submitted to the high court in the British Virgin Islands (BVI).  

Business trading conditions remain weak – index

13th June 2018 Trade conditions for businesses remained weak in May, says the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci).  

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