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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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Ecsa launches satellite office

23rd November 2017 In collaboration with the East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ), the Engineering Council of South Africa (Ecsa) this week launched its first satellite office in East London.  “We are very excited to be launching our satellite office. During our annual stakeholder roadshows, East London... 

Cesa members’ optimism for 2018 waning

23rd November 2017 While the net satisfaction of Consulting Engineers South Africa's (Cesa’s) member firms improved significantly in 2017, they do not have high hopes for 2018 owing to the current political landscape, amid revelations of state capture and corruption allegations across key government entities. “Our... 

TCTA on track with projects

23rd November 2017 State-owned Trans Caledonian Tunnel Authority (TCTA) completed two significant projects, the Mooi-Mgeni Transfer Scheme (MMTS) Phase 2 and the Acid Mine Drainage Short-term Intervention (AMD-STI) Eastern Basin plant during the 2017 financial year, CEO Leonard Radzuma said on Thursday. Presenting... 

Global NCAP, AA South Africa launch #SaferCarsforAfrica initiative

22nd November 2017 The Global New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP), together with the Automobile Association (AA) of South Africa, on Wednesday launched the #SaferCarsforAfrica initiative, in Cape Town, with the first independent crash test assessment of some of South Africa’s most popular compact and small cars.... 

Altus to acquire Legend Gold

21st November 2017 Aim-listed Altus Strategies has executed a definitive binding agreement to acquire TSX-V-listed Legend Gold, which holds a portfolio of prospective gold exploration projects in western and southern Mali. It has offered Legend shareholders three of its shares for every Legend share held. 

Samco Gold to sell all shares in Argentina subsidiary

21st November 2017 TSX-V-listed Samco Gold sold its shares in its wholly owned Argentine subsidiary 5R to certain shareholders of the company in exchange for the return for cancellation of 18.450-million common shares in Samco’s capital . 5R is the registered titleholder of the El Dorado Monserrat properties in... 

Union urges Canadian government to stand up for Mexican mineworkers’ rights

21st November 2017 The murders of two striking mineworkers at a Canadian-owned mine in Mexico last week underscores the widespread repression of basic labour rights in Mexico – even when the employer is Canadian, according to the trade union United Steelworkers (USW). The USW was referring to an armed group who, on... 

New Gold sells Peak mines for $58m

21st November 2017 TSX-and NYSE-listed intermediate gold miner New Gold has entered into a binding agreement with ASX-listed Aurelia Metals to sell its Peak mines in Cobar, New South Wales, Australia for a cash consideration of $58-million. Aurelia intends to fund the transaction through a combination of an... 

Cobalt One shareholders approve merger with First Cobalt

21st November 2017 Junior cobalt miner Cobalt One’s shareholders have approved a merger with Toronto-based First Cobalt, which means that the companies are one step closer to creating the largest pure-play cobalt company in the world. Cobalt One announced on Monday that 99.995% of the shareholders’ votes were in... 

Drought unlikely to affect Cape Town tourism in December

21st November 2017 The acute water shortages in the Western Cape – and in the City of Cape Town, in particular – are unlikely to negatively affect the region’s tourism in the traditionally busy year-end period, says Grant Thornton Tourism director Martin Jansen van Vuuren, who acknowledges the severity of the water... 


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