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Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian is a Creamer Media Contributing Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Tel: +2711 622 3744


ABM, Thunderbird JV to accelerate potential for discovery North Arunta

15th February 2018 ASX-listed ABM Resources has agreed to extend the period for Thunderbird Metals raising a minimum of $0.5-million to March 31, for the joint venture (JV) exploration agreement of the North Arunta project, in the Northern Territory. Thunderbird will earn a 51% interest in the project by spending... 

New Century signs gas supply agreement with Santos

15th February 2018 ASX-listed zinc developer New Century Resources has entered into a four-year A$100-million gas supply agreement (GSA) with independent oil and gas producer Santos for its Mount Isa power generation facilities in the Lower Gulf of Carpentaria. While the full terms of the GSA remain confidential,... 

Commissioning starts at Bald Hill lithium plant

15th February 2018 Joint venture partners Tawana Resources and Alliance Mineral Assets have started commissioning the dense media separation (DMS) circuit at their Bald Hill lithium and tantalum mine, in Western Australia.  First spodumene concentrate is expected as soon as ore is fed to the DMS circuit in early... 

Solidarity calls for Mining Charter to be set aside

14th February 2018 Trade Union Solidarity on Wednesday disclosed the contents of documents it has submitted as part of a court case to have the third iteration of the Mining Charter set aside. Speaking at a media briefing, in Pretoria, Solidarity research industry head Connie Mulder said the trade union would act... 

Competition Tribunal dismisses Massmart complaint

13th February 2018 The Competition Tribunal has dismissed a complaint by Walmart-owned Massmart that exclusivity agreements between other retailers and landlords are excluding its Game stores from selling fresh grocery products. The Tribunal, for a second time, on Tuesday upheld arguments made by Shoprite Checkers,... 

Union, business organisations welcome Zuma recall

13th February 2018 Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA), the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) and the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) have welcomed the decision by the African National Congress’s (ANC’s) national executive committee to recall President Jacob Zuma after his... 

Metair expects to report positive growth in FY17 headline

13th February 2018 JSE-listed Metair expects to report a 24.6% year-on-year increase in headline earnings a share for the year ended December 31, while earnings a share are likely to be between 21.6% and 25.5% higher year-on-year. “The automotive component vertical recovered after a difficult 2016, returning to... 

Acacia scraps FY17 dividend, posts $707m net loss

12th February 2018 The share price of LSE-listed Acacia Mining fell by 18.6% on Monday as it reported a net loss of $707-million for 2017 and said it would not pay a dividend for the financial year. The company continues to be negatively affected by a general ban on the export of metallic mineral concentrates in... 

Bluebird, Southern sign JV to reopen South Korean silver mine

12th February 2018 Aim-listed Bluebird Merchant Ventures has signed an agreement with Southern Gold to develop and reopen the Kochang gold and silver mine in South Korea. Under the terms of the agreement, a joint venture (JV) will be formed once Bluebird has spent $500 000 to complete a report on the feasibility to... 

Taste Holdings appoints new CEO

12th February 2018 Tyrone Moodley has been appointed Taste Holdings' CEO, effective immediately. He will succeed Carlo Gonzaga, who has resigned. 


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