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Marleny Arnoldi

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South African, global mining industry facing risks – PwC

3rd October 2018 The challenges facing the local mining industry this year are comparable to those facing the global mining industry, PwC Southern Africa CEO Dion Shango said on the first day of the Joburg Indaba, on Wednesday. He said said there is a strong correlation between the market capitalisation of... 

Charter a stepping stone towards mining industry recovery, but tech adoption needed

3rd October 2018 Exxaro Resources CEO and Minerals Council South Africa (MCSA) president Mxolisi Mgojo said 2018 was a second watershed moment for South Africa’s mining industry, following the finalisation of Mining Charter 3. The first moment of this magnitude, he noted, was in 2004, when the Minerals and... 

Illovo Central development set for Jan 2020 completion

2nd October 2018 Construction company Concor Buildings has been awarded a contract for the construction of Illovo Central – a 17-storey mixed-use development near Sandton that is due for completion in January 2020. This is the second of four planned mixed-use buildings planned for the Illovo precinct that is... 

Wits announces passing of SKA project research chair Sergio Colafrancesco

2nd October 2018 The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) has announced the passing of Wits School of Physics member and scientist Professor Sergio Colafrancesco on September 30, following a battle with cancer. He was the School of Physics’ radio astronomy research chairperson for the Square Kilometre Array... 

2018 ‘challenging’ for South African mining companies – PwC

2nd October 2018 The 12 months to June 30 proved to be a challenging year for South African mining companies, in contrast with the global mining industry, which achieved a considerable improvement in financial performance compared with the prior year. PwC on Tuesday released the tenth edition of its ‘SA Mine... 

R4.6bn Nwamitwa dam construction set for 2026 completion, subject to finance availability

2nd October 2018 The Department of Water and Sanitation plans to appoint contractors for the roads and advanced works for the Nwamitwa dam, in Limpopo, in March 2020, ahead of the appointment of a contractor for the construction of the dam in March 2022, Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti said in a... 

IMF appoints Gita Gopinath economic counsellor, research dept director

1st October 2018 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has appointed Gita Gopinath economic counsellor and IMF research department director. Gopinath succeeds Maurice Obstfeld, who is retiring at the end of the year.  

Clearer disclosure for reporting metrics on the way for listed property sector

1st October 2018 The South African Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit) sector is getting an update regarding best practice recommendations, to make financial reporting of Reits clearer and more comparable, while bringing the listed property sector on par with Reit structures around the world. The South African... 

Struggling Avocet says it has sufficient funding to continue operating for 12 months

1st October 2018 Aim-listed struggling gold miner Avocet Mining, amid company refinancing and restructuring, says it has sufficient funds for at least the next 12 months at the current and expected rate of spending. In the six months ended June 30, Avocet sold its subsidiaries in Burkina Faso, as well as its... 

Montalto to expand Intellidex’s depth of research

1st October 2018 Research and consulting firm Intellidex has appointed Peter Attard Montalto head of capital markets research, to expand its depth of research and widen its client base among global investors. Montalto will lead Intellidex’s coverage of economics, politics and fixed income markets in South... 

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