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Marleny Arnoldi

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Hulamin sells well despite US import tariffs, decreased trade with China

30th July 2018 JSE-listed aluminium supplier and exporter Hulamin has declared a 77% decrease in headline earnings a share to 13c for the six months ended June 30, partly owing to the 7% strengthening of the rand against the dollar to an average of R12.30 in the period, compared with an average of R13.22 in the... 

Imperial CEO takes extended medical leave until Jan

30th July 2018 JSE-listed Imperial Holdings CEO Osman Arbee has been placed on medical leave until January 2019, after he underwent surgery in June that subsequently led to a minor stroke. Once Arbee has recovered, he will continue his role as Motus CEO.  

Teck’s $1.2bn sale of Waneta dam interest closes

27th July 2018 TSX- and NYSE-listed diversified miner Teck Resources on Friday announced the closing of the sale of its two-thirds interest in the Waneta dam, in British Columbia, to BC Hydro for $1.2-billion. The transaction has received the necessary regulatory approvals and consents, including approval by... 

Rio Tinto granted chain of custody certification by ASI

27th July 2018 Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto has been granted chain of custody certification by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI). Rio Tinto is the first mining and metals company to be granted this certification, which means the company will be the only one selling aluminium that customers can be... 

Yamana reports solid Q2 gold, silver, copper production

27th July 2018 Canadian gold miner Yamana Gold produced 248 177 gold-equivalent ounces (GEOs), 1.31-million ounces of silver and 31.1-million pounds of copper in the second quarter of this year. Higher-than-expected output at its Chapada, Canadian Malartic, Jacobina and El Peñón operations, together with the... 

Oando financials thrive on back of high-demand, low-supply oil environment

27th July 2018 JSE-listed Nigerian energy group Oando reported a solid financial footing for the first half of the year on the back of higher oil prices as a direct consequence of increasing demand and lower supply. Higher oil prices, and the resolution of joint venture funding challenges with the Nigerian... 

Biodegradable polymer market value to grow to $1.7bn by 2023

27th July 2018 As plastic regulations and bans on plastic bags and other single-use plastic items such as drinking straws increase globally, the demand and, therefore, market value of biodegradable polymers exceeds $1-billion and will rise sharply to $1.7-billion by 2023, says global information provider IHS... 

Lonmin reports increased Q3 PGM sales despite lower production

27th July 2018 Platinum producer Lonmin mined 2.6-million tonnes of ore for the quarter ended June 30, which is a 3.1% year-on-year decrease, partly reflecting the planned reduction in mining from Generation 1 shafts and in line with company strategy to reduce high-cost production in a low-cost industry... 

UK-born idea could improve ventilation, cooling in African city buildings

27th July 2018 An idea to retrofit existing buildings in African cities with three-dimensional (3D) printed porous insulation panels to improve liveability and reduce energy consumption for cooling and ventilation has been named the African winner of the Cities for our Future competition run by the Royal... 

Pretoria hotel adds 86 rooms, restaurant, conference facilities

27th July 2018 Protea Hotels by Marriott Pretoria Hatfield this week opened an additional wing with 86 rooms and enhanced facilities, following the completion of a major construction project that started in mid-2017. This is in line with Pretoria’s growth in demand for quality accommodation that Protea Hotels... 

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