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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi is a Creamer Media Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Wescoal expects up to 320% increase in FY18 headline earnings a share

22nd June 2018 Coal miner Wescoal expects to report headline earnings a share of between 45.5c and 47.5c for the financial year ended March 31, which is an increase of between 303% and 320% on the 11.3c reported for the prior financial year  

Petco confident in South Africa’s PET recycling resilience

22nd June 2018 Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling company Petco describes 2017 as one of the most challenging years for the company, with a 13% year-on-year consumption decline in the local PET market.  

Nkwinti announces turnaround strategy for water department

22nd June 2018 Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti has announced a five-pillar turnaround plan for the troubled Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS). The strategy includes the establishment of a national water resources and services authority; a national water resources and services regulator; a... 

More calls for Eskom to be restructured

20th June 2018 A South Africa-focused panel discussion at the Africa Energy Forum, in Mauritius, on Wednesday, concluded that while State-owned Eskom, as a dominant player in South Africa’s energy sector, needed to be restructured, so too did the energy industry as a whole. Panel moderator and publication house... 

Energy forum panelists reiterate need for regional integration in Africa

20th June 2018 A panel of speakers at the 2018 Africa Energy Forum, in Mauritius, on Wednesday, agreed that Ministers of energy in Africa and other stakeholders should focus on regional power integration, and what would work accordingly, rather than debating country-specific suitable energy resources and... 

Renewables, decentralisation top energy trends in Africa – Aggreko

19th June 2018 The pace of electrification in Africa has nearly tripled since 2012, relative to the previous decade, with electrification in sub-Saharan Africa surpassing population growth for the first time in 2014. However, there is a long way to go to realise continental electrification, says Aggreko CEO... 

AfDB pledges $12bn for Africa’s energy development

19th June 2018 The African Development Bank (AfDB) has placed access to sustainable energy development at the heart of its strategy, with the biggest priority ensuring improved access to electricity across the continent. AfDB power, energy, green growth and climate change VP Amadou Hott told delegates at the... 

Global interest in investing in African energy sector picking up – Minister

19th June 2018 The willingness and interest to invest in the African energy sector is picking up globally, says Mauritius Deputy Prime Minister and Energy and Public Utilities Minister Ivan Collendavelloo. Speaking at the Africa Energy Forum, now in its twentieth year, in Mauritius, on Tuesday, he said the... 

Agrément South Africa officially launched as a Public Works entity

15th June 2018 Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi on Friday launched technical agency Agrément South Africa as a fully-fledged legal entity of the Department of Public Works (DPW).  

PPC expects up to 65% increase in FY18 net profit, but lower Ebitda

15th June 2018 Cement producer PPC expects its net profit attributable to shareholders for the financial year ended March 31 to increase by 55% to 65%, compared with the R93-million achieved for the prior comparable period.  

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