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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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Nestlé launches 'zero water' manufacturing facility in Western Cape

5th June 2018 Nestlé South Africa on Tuesday launched its R88-million zero-water dairy manufacturing facility in Mossel Bay, in the Western Cape. The facility will allow Nestlé to reduce the factory’s water consumption by more than 50% during the first year of implementation by reusing the water recovered from... 

Mining industry stakeholders pledge to do more to achieve zero harm

4th June 2018 Precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater is concerned that a plateau has been reached in reducing fatalities in South Africa’s mining industry and believes a different and collaborative approach involving all stakeholders is needed for the industry to achieve its aspiration of zero harm. It was... 

Environmental activists challenge Radebe’s intention to build new coal-fired plants

4th June 2018 The Life After Coal Campaign, comprising environmental organisations EarthLife Africa, groundWork and the Centre for Environmental Rights (CER), together with Greenpeace, has called on Energy Minister Jeff Radebe to cancel plans to build two new coal-fired power plants – Thabametsi and Khanyisa.... 

GFG acquires Timmins claims from Alamos subsidiary

1st June 2018 TSX-V-listed GFG Resources has entered into a purchase and sale agreement with Richmont Mines, a subsidiary of Alamos Gold, to acquire a 100% interest in claims that are adjacent to its Pen Gold project, west of Timmins, Ontario. GFG will pay for the Sewell property in 390 930 common shares. 

RNC secures $13m loan; strategic focus shifts to Dumont project

1st June 2018 TSX-listed miner RNC Minerals has entered into a $13-million bridge financing facility with Auramet International that will eliminate most debt repayment commitments for the rest of the year, as its focus shifts to the “shovel-ready” Dumont base metals project, in the Abitibi region of Quebec.... 

South African precious metals recycling innovation reaches Africa Prize finals

1st June 2018 An innovation that uses a cheap and sustainable recycling method to recover precious metals has made it into the finals of the 2018 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation.    

Distell relists on the JSE

1st June 2018 Beverage producer Distell relisted on the beverage sector of the JSE on Friday. “Today marks an important journey in our company’s evolution as it simplifies a historically multitiered ownership structure of Distell, through investment holding company Capevin, providing investors with a... 

Weatherly shares suspended as water ingress at Tschudi creates uncertainty

1st June 2018 Aim-listed Weatherly International has requested a suspension in the trading of its shares, effective Friday, owing to the uncertain position of its Namibia-based Tschudi mine, as a result of significant water ingress.  The Tschudi openpit mine had recently experienced a rapid increase in... 

Technology key to improving education, EY argues

1st June 2018 Technology is rapidly contributing to improvements in the quality of education on the African continent, says EY Africa People Advisory Services Leader Chad Schaefer. Speaking at EY’s Strategy Growth Forum Africa conference, in Johannesburg, on Thursday, he noted that digital learning could be... 

Emerging markets more vulnerable to cyberattacks

1st June 2018 Africa has one the highest cyberattack rates in the world, says EY cybersecurity leader Samresh Ramjith. “We are seeing mobile penetration at more than 100% across Africa. To most people on the continent, mobile phones are the most expensive piece of equipment they own. 

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