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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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Optimum, Koornfontein employees have not been paid March salaries – NUM

23rd March 2018 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Friday said its members at the Optimum and Koornfontein mines have not been paid their March salaries, despite the business rescue practitioner (BRP) promising to pay the workers by Thursday evening. In meetings held between the BRP and the NUM, the BRP... 

PRASA interim chair steps down

23rd March 2018 Newly appointed High Court judge Advocate Tintswalo Annah Nana Makhubele has resigned as interim chairperson of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA). Makhubele, who tendered her resignation last week, has, since taking up the position of interim chairperson in October 2017, had to... 

AMCU demands summit to discuss renewable energy jobs

23rd March 2018 The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has called for an urgent summit with labour, State-owned Eskom and government to discuss renewable energy and jobs. The trade union said in a statement on Friday that the Departments of Trade and Industry and Economic Development had to... 

Alstom pitching integrated tram system to SA municipalities

23rd March 2018 French multinational company Alstom is in talks with various municipalities around South Africa on an integrated tramline system, using Alstom-developed SRS technology. Speaking to Engineering News Online during a tour of Alstom’s tram manufacturing facility in Reims, France, last week, Alstom... 

Brics bank could help fast-track Africa infrastructure projects

23rd March 2018 Africa lacks adequate infrastructure, which stymies regional trade and the provision of basic services such as health and education, New Partnership for Africa’s Development (Nepad) capacity development officer Bob Kalanzi said on Thursday. Addressing delegates at a dialogue, hosted by Oxfam... 

ANC defends land reform resolution as development driver

23rd March 2018 Land reform, including the uncompensated expropriation of land, is necessary for economic growth and development and will contribute towards ending unacceptable levels of inequality, poverty and unemployment, African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC) member Dr David... 

DTI to spend R415m to upgrade 11 industrial parks

20th March 2018 The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will have spent R415-million on the revitalisation of 11 industrial parks, deputy director-general Lionel October said on Tuesday. Presenting the DTI’s annual performance plan to the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, in Parliament, he said the... 

Katoro suspends Imweru feasibility work as it assesses project’s economic viability

20th March 2018 Aim-listed Katoro Gold is assessing the economic viability of its Tanzania-based Imweru gold project, based on the results of a prefeasibility study and the new mining legislation and regulations being implemented in Tanzania.   The company said in a statement on Tuesday that an integral part of... 

Mantashe not intent on scrapping Mining Charter 3

20th March 2018 Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe on Tuesday stressed the importance of tackling key aspects of the third iteration of the Mining Charter (Mining Charter 3) with urgency and speed. Addressing media at a press briefing, in Pretoria, he said government was not going to start the Mining... 

Ethos Capital lifts interim NAV

19th March 2018 JSE-listed Ethos Capital’s net asset value (NAV) increased to R1.9-billion during the six-months ended December 31. The company said in a statement on Monday that it increased its underlying exposure to 11 companies, with invested capital equal to 39% of NAV. The company reiterated its long-term... 

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