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Concor Buildings

Concor Buildings offers the agility, responsiveness and flexibility to deliver quality projects safely, on time and within budget.

Recently completed construction projects include the Oxford Parks BPSA, Embassy Towers, The Signature LUX Hotel, the BCX Complex, the BMW Group SA Dealership Training Centre, Maluti Crescent shopping centre, the Skukuza Conference Centre campus and The Campus student accommodation.

The company’s track record includes numerous iconic buildings including the Carlton Centre and ABSA Towers in the Johannesburg CBD, the Reserve Bank in Pretoria, various phases of the Melrose Arch Precinct, the Gautrain Project, The Pavilion Shopping Centre in KwaZulu-Natal, the Dubai International Terminals 1 and 2 and the Burj al Arab, as well as numerous buildings in and around Sandton.


Freeport Indonesia aims for August kick-off of construction on new copper smelter

By: Reuters     19th February 2020 Freeport Indonesia, operator of Grasberg, the world's second-biggest copper mine, expects to start construction of a new smelter in August, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Front-end engineering and design for the $3-billion smelter has been concluded and ground preparation is expected to... 

Kumba pays out 92% of HEPS to shareholders as iron-ore prices lift earnings 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     18th February 2020 JSE-listed miner Kumba Iron Ore delivered a payout ratio of 92% of headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the year ended December 31, exceeding its 50% to 75% dividend payout policy. The company declared a final cash dividend of R15.99 apiece, which, combined with the interim dividend of R30.79... 

Ramaphosa announces new science and technology varsity

By: News24Wire      14th February 2020 The people of Ekurhuleni in Gauteng will soon enjoy a new science and technology university, President Cyril Ramaphosa promised during his State of the Nation Address (SoNA) on Thursday night. "We will enable young people in that metro to be trained in high-impact and cutting edge technological... 

SARB starts process of selling African Bank stake 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     14th February 2020 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has published a request for proposals (RFP) to appoint a transaction adviser relating to the future sale of its shareholding in JSE-listed African Bank. SARB acquired a 50% shareholding in African Bank in 2016, as part of African Bank’s restructuring, after... 

Accelerator Lab aims to use innovation to tackle SA's biggest social problems 

13th February 2020 In an effort to provide a network and platform through which new solutions can be developed to mitigate and solve the country’s challenges, the United Nations Development Programme has launched its 60th Accelerator Lab in South Africa. Journalist Simone Liedtke attended the launch event last month. 

De Beers identifies actions to further drive safety at its operations

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     12th February 2020 Diamond miner De Beers Group has identified five focus areas that will be advanced across the group’s businesses to further improve safety. The actions were agreed on at the group’s biannual safety summit last week, which brought together CEOs from across the group to deeply engage on Pioneering... 

Silver Swan's reserves double

By: Esmarie Iannucci     11th February 2020 The share price of junior Poseidon Nickel increased by more than 9% on Tuesday, after the company reported a doubling of the nickel reserve at its Silver Swan operation, in Western Australia. The Silver Swan project is now estimated to host 130 000 t of contained nickel metal, at 5.2% nickel for... 

Gangfeng takes controlling share in Argentina JV with Lithium Americas

By: Marleny Arnoldi     10th February 2020 TSX- and NYSE-listed Lithium Americas Corporation (LAC) has entered into definitive agreements with Ganfeng Lithium which will alter the ownership structure of its joint venture (JV) company Minera Exar. Minera Exar owns 100% of the Caucharí-Olaroz lithium project, which is currently being... 

In-house renewable energy could be a boon for South African mines, says SRK

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     7th February 2020 With their recent profitability buoyed by price improvements in certain commodities, some South African miners may consider investing part of their windfall gains to create their own renewable energy generating capacity, and according to consultancy SRK Consulting director and principal... 

On-The-Air (07/02/2020) 

By: Martin Creamer     7th February 2020 Strong steps are being taken internationally to stop criminals from getting stolen gold into the market; Minerals Council South Africa is going all out to boost junior mining; and Diamond miners may use airships to replace winter roads in frozen parts of Canada to mitigate against climate change. 

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