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Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian is a Creamer Media Contributing Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Global air travel passenger demand growth strengthens

11th January 2018 The International Air Transport Association said in a statement on Thursday that global passenger traffic results for November 2017 showed continued robust demand. Total revenue passenger kilometres rose 8% compared with November 2016 – the fastest growth rate in five months – and up from a 7.3%... 

Monash South Africa launches engineering offering

11th January 2018 Private higher education institution Monash South Africa (MSA) is extending its academic offering this year by offering engineering within its expanded faculty of business, engineering and technology.   MSA is the first private higher education institution to offer a Bachelor of Engineering... 

BCX CEO appointed to iamtheCODE board

11th January 2018 Information and communication technology company BCX CEO Ian Russell has been appointed to the Board of Africa-led global female coding movement iamtheCODE. iamtheCODE is designed to mobilise governments, businesses and investors to support young women in science, technology, engineering, arts,... 

Opic executive VP tours Togo to see thermal power plant

11th January 2018 US government agency Overseas Private Investment Corporation (Opic) VP David Bohigian met with Togolese Prime Minister Komi Klassou on Wednesday to tour the Opic-supported Lomé thermal power plant, which has tripled the country's energy supply.   US-based ContourGlobal built the plant in Togo... 

Kenmare meets yearly production guidance

11th January 2018 LSE-listed mineral sands miner Kenmare Resources has reported a record yearly production of ilmenite, rutile and zircon – achieving production guidance for all products. The company said in a statement on Thursday that it mined more than 33-million tonnes of ore in 2017, up 12% from the previous... 

PRASA warns of impact of prohibition notice on commuters

11th January 2018 The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has warned that a ban on manually authorising trains will negatively impact on Metrorail commuters. The Rail Safety Regulator (RSR) on Wednesday enforced the ban, after two trains collided in Germiston, Gauteng, on Tuesday morning. About 200... 

Avesoro reports strong production results

10th January 2018 Dual-listed West African gold producer Avesoro Resources has reported total yearly gold production for 2017 of 192 072 oz, well ahead of its production guidance of 70 000 oz to 80 000 oz. The company’s New Liberty gold mine in Liberia produced 25 563 oz of gold in the fourth quarter, a 29%... 

Sale of borehole water illegal – DWS

10th January 2018 The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has warned citizens that it is illegal to sell water from private boreholes. It said in a statement on Wednesday that private boreholes were meant to benefit the occupants of the piece of land or property on which the borehole has been drilled, and... 

Green ID books still valid – DHA

10th January 2018 The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has dismissed allegations that green barcoded ID books will not be recognised by March. Speaking to media during a briefing at the Centurion Home Affairs office on Wednesday, DHA deputy director-general Mkuseli Apleni said that the department was concerned... 

Ortac analyses gold potential at Akyanga

9th January 2018 Aim-listed gold explorer and developer Ortac Resources has reported positive gold assay results from the Democratic Republic of Congo- (DRC-) based Akyanga licence area, following the company’s acquisition of Casa Mining. To date, Ortac owns 87.4% of Casa and expects to complete the acquisition... 


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