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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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Echo identifies new gold exploration area

7th March 2018 ASX-listed Echo Resources has identified a new, highly-prospective exploration area within its 1 600 m2 landholding in the Yandal gold belt, after the company identified a number of targets and geological controls based on recent gravity surveys completed within its tenement areas. The project... 

Tanga starts drilling for zinc in Namibia

7th March 2018 ASX-listed Tanga Resources, which is exploring for gold in Tanzania, has now also started a search for zinc in Namibia, with the company announcing the start of drilling at its recently acquired Joumbira project. A diamond drilling programme is planned for four holes, totalling about 600 m,... 

Korab lowers Winchester capex in updated PFS

7th March 2018 ASX-listed Korab Resources has estimated the capital costs for its Winchester magnesite project, in the Northern Territory, at between $2.4-million and $2.5-million. In a prefeasibility study (PFS) update for the project on Wednesday, the company said that that study results showed that main... 

Land expropriation without compensation key for economic growth – Masondo

6th March 2018 Land reform, including the uncompensated expropriation of land, is necessary for economic growth and development and will contribute towards ending unacceptable levels of inequality, poverty and unemployment, African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC) member Dr David... 

South Africa needs to adopt strategic water plan to avoid deteriorating supply

5th March 2018 South Africa’s water crisis is having a significant impact on economic growth and on the wellbeing of South African citizens, Department of Water and Sanitation DDG Trevor Balzer said on Monday. Addressing delegates at the Consulting Engineers of South Africa Infrastructure Indaba, in... 

Decrease in government spend could harm the infrastructure sector

5th March 2018 This year is going to be extremely difficult for South Africa’s infrastructure sector owing to the 12% decrease in infrastructure spending, economist Elsie Snyman told delegates at the Consulting Engineers South Africa Infrastructure Indaba, in Johannesburg, on Monday. Former Finance Minister... 

Dialogue between govt, private sector key to R&D tax incentive success

2nd March 2018 The success of the research and development (R&D) tax incentive is dependent on ongoing and constructive dialogue between the government and the business sector, Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said on Friday. A task team, comprising representatives from the private and... 

Africa not making the most of its gas reserves

2nd March 2018 Only 8% to 10% of Africa’s known gas reserves are being priortised, despite the fact that gas reserves on the continent are abundant, Catalyst Capital managing partner Adero Okudo said on Monday. Speaking at the Africa Gas Forum, in Johannesburg, she said there were only two crossborder pipelines... 

Anglo concludes R2.3bn sale of Eskom-tied mines to Seriti

1st March 2018 Anglo American has completed the sale of its Eskom-tied thermal coal operations to broad-based, majority black-owned and -controlled South African mining company Seriti Resources, which is led by CEO Mike Teke, for R2.3-billion. The acquisition includes the New Vaal, New Denmark and Kriel mines,... 

Fairvest’s interim distributions increase 9.53% y/y

1st March 2018 JSE-listed real estate investment trust Fairvest announced solid results for the six months ended December 31, 2017, with interim distributions having increased by 9.53% year-on-year to 9.81c a share.   Revenue increased by 15.2% year-on-year to R186.9-million. 


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