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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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Sub-Saharan African mining sector to continue facing illegal mining challenges, regulatory risks

3rd April 2018 Widespread illegal mining activity and rising regulatory risks are two of the biggest challenges that will face the sub-Saharan Africa mining sector in the coming months, research and analysis firm BMI Research says.  

Kola project feasibility study progresses, due end Q2 or early Q3

3rd April 2018 The definitive feasibility study (DFS) on potash exploration and development company Kore Potash’s Kola project, in the Republic of Congo, is 81% complete.  

DEA indicates 2018 fire season readiness

3rd April 2018 The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) on Tuesday said its Working on Fire team was ready for the upcoming winter fire season, which usually starts early in June and ends in November.  

Anglo American suspends Minas-Rio for 90-day pipeline check

3rd April 2018 Diversified miner Anglo American on Thursday evening suspended operations at its Minas-Rio iron-ore mine, in Brazil, for pipeline checks, following a minor leak.  

Minister seeks better monitoring of local procurement compliance

30th March 2018 South Africa has seen a slippage in State entities’ compliance with local procurement regulations, which the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) seeks to rectify by introducing a tougher consequence management system. Trade and IndustryMinister Dr Rob Davies said this month that corruption... 

Renergen says SA to begin exporting helium by 2019

30th March 2018 Alternative and renewable energy investment firm Renergen expects to become a significant global producer of helium when its Virginia project starts production in 2019.  

Pallinghurst shifts focus to gemstones; Frandsen, Willis to manage Sedibelo interest

30th March 2018 Its decreasing exposure to steelmaking materials, is prompting natural resources investment company Pallinghurst Resources to focus on coloured gemstones and the company plans to change its name to Gemfields Group, pending shareholder approval. 

Commission notified of planned merger

30th March 2018 Precious metals producer Sibanye-Stillwater has filed a submission with the South African competition authorities regarding the proposed R5.15-billion acquisition of platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Lonmin.  

Randgold’s dividend growth shows financial strength – CFO

29th March 2018 Gold miner Randgold Resources is continuing to hunt for its next world-class gold deposit, through the expansion of exploration programmes in West- and Central Africa, as well as through the evaluation of its next potential mine project at Massawa, in Senegal.  

Treasury implements Twin Peaks model of financial sector regulation

29th March 2018 South Africa’s financial regulatory system will fundamentally change as from April 1, when two new regulators come into operation – the Prudential Authority (PA) and the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), the National Treasury said on Thursday.  


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