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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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Inequality, poverty worsening as broader unemployment rate rises – Uasa

3rd September 2018 Despite South Africa’s past goals and targets to find solutions to its unemployment crisis, such as the government’s plan to halve unemployment by 2014, the unemployment rate is not declining at all. Instead the number of unemployed people has increased from 6-million to 9.6-million between... 

NHBRC concludes disciplinary process, three executives implicated

3rd September 2018 The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has concluded a disciplinary process for three out of four executives that were suspected of unethical behaviour. The most serious sanction was a dismissal verdict against the corporate services executive.  

Shanta starts Illunga decline development ahead of schedule

3rd September 2018 Development of the Illunga underground decline at Aim-listed Shanta Gold’s New Luika gold mine, in Tanzania, has started three months ahead of schedule, with first ore expected in mid-2019. "We will shortly have three active sources of high-grade ore following the start of underground... 

Mcebisi Jonas, Jean Nel join Northam board

3rd September 2018 JSE-listed platinum group metals miner Northam Platinum has appointed Mcebisi Jonas and Jean Nel independent nonexecutive directors, effective November 6. Jonas served as Deputy Finance Minister from 2014 to 2017 and was a member of the National Assembly until April 2017. 

Armscor report to aid in DLS’ employment equity strategy

31st August 2018 State-owned defence industrial group Denel has welcomed the report by the Armaments Corporation of South Africa (Armscor) on the Denel Land Systems (DLS) division’s employment equity compliance status on the flagship Hoefyster project. The Hoefyster employment equity compliance assessment... 

NBF appoints acting CEO

31st August 2018 New Partnership for Africa’s Development Business Foundation (NBF) Africa infrastructure desk programme manager Peter Varndell will assume the role of acting CEO of the organisation, following Lynette Chen’s resignation in June. NBF rail project manager Kudzanayi Bangure has assumed the role of... 

Long-serving Qhena to step down as IDC CEO on Dec 31

31st August 2018 The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has started the search for a new CEO, following Geoffrey Qhena’s resignation. Qhena has agreed to stay on until December 31, to ensure a smooth transition.  

Grindrod reports strong recovery in interim earnings

31st August 2018 Freight and financial services group Grindrod has achieved a strong year-on-year recovery in the six months to June 30, with its earnings a share having increased to 317c, compared with a loss a share of 11.5c in the first half of 2017. Headline earnings a share were 3.8c, compared with a... 

Joburg makes 71 inner-city properties available for private development

31st August 2018 Johannesburg executive mayor Herman Mashaba has declared Johannesburg’s inner city open for business by putting 71 properties out to tender for private sector development into mixed-income housing, student accommodation and small business rental space. This forms part of City of Joburg’s inner... 

Creditors to vote on Basil Read business rescue plan

31st August 2018 Since JSE-listed Basil Read announced its entering into business rescue in June, it has secured R265-million in funding and its business rescue practitioners (BRP) have published a business rescue plan. The company’s appointed BRPs – Siviwe Dongwana and John Lightfoot – believe the construction... 


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