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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

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Gem Diamonds recovers 100.5 ct diamond from Letšeng

27th July 2018 LSE-listed Gem Diamonds has recovered a 100.5 ct, top white colour Type IIa diamond from the Letšeng mine, in Lesotho. This recovery is the eleventh diamond of over 100 ct recovered this year.  

Plastics SA, CSIR discuss new tech at Innovation Forum

27th July 2018 At the third yearly Innovation Forum organised by industry association Plastics SA’s training division, in collaboration with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), on Wednesday, speakers highlighted the need for innovation with regard to waste management, packaging and... 

West Wits breathes life into old gold mine

26th July 2018 ASX-listed exploration and development company West Wits Mining is reinvigorating the goldfield known as the Witwatersrand basin, near Roodepoort, which has a revised Joint Ore Reserves Committee-compliant mineral resource estimate of 3.67-million ounces of gold. The company has restarted openpit... 

Ncondezi submits updated tariff proposal for Mozambique energy project

26th July 2018 Aim-listed Ncondezi Energy has submitted an updated tariff proposal to Mozambican State-owned power utility Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) and the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy (Mireme). The updated tariff proposal arose from a financial model submitted to the two authorities, which... 

Minerals Council grilled over gold mining sector stats, low wage increase offer

25th July 2018 The third round of gold mining sector wage negotiations took place on Wednesday, at which the Minerals Council South Africa was peppered with questions by gold sector unions seeking to gain clarity about feedback on the unions’ demands, especially the low opening offer, said trade union... 

Greenpeace, DA scrutinise Eskom, China Bank’s R33bn loan agreement

25th July 2018 Nonprofit organisation Greenpeace has expressed its disappointment at China choosing to support “dirty, dead-end coal” in South Africa, especially since China has an emerging and strengthening leadership on climate change. This comment follows after State-owned power utility Eskom on Tuesday... 

Sibanye-Stillwater concludes $500m gold, palladium stream agreement with Wheaton

25th July 2018 JSE- and NYSE-listed precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater has concluded its gold and palladium stream agreement with Wheaton Precious Metals International. Sibanye has received $500-million from Wheaton in exchange for an amount of gold and palladium equal to a percentage of gold and... 

New property fund aims to renew South Africa’s cities

25th July 2018 Divercity Urban Property Fund is seeking to renew and re-energise South Africa’s urban centres, and is backed by the experience of leading property specialists and a R2-billion seed portfolio of landmark property assets. Divercity’s biggest shareholders are Atterbury Group and Ithemba Property,... 

IRS to become a division of Impala Platinum

25th July 2018 Impala Platinum Holdings (Implats) subsidiaries Impala Platinum and Impala Refining Services (IRS) have entered into a sale of business agreement for Impala to acquire the metal purchase and toll refining operations of IRS for R8-billion. IRS is now a division of Impala, rather than a standalone... 

Vukile’s Castellana lists on Spanish Stock Exchange

25th July 2018 JSE-listed real estate investment trust Vukile Property Fund’s 98%-owned Spanish subsidiary Castellana Properties on Wednesday listed on the Spanish Stock Exhange’s Mercado Alternativo Bursátil. The shares were listed at an introductory price of €6 apiece, which attributes a market... 


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