By: Martin Creamer1st December 2014
Diversified mining company Exxaro sprung a surprise on Monday when it revealed that its projects and ferrous head Ernst Venter would be leaving its employ at the end of February. The JSE-listed company said that Venter had opted to pursue other career opportunities outside of the Exxaro group. →
By: Leandi Kolver22nd May 2014
Sustainability would be the single-biggest source of competitive advantage to any company in the future, mining major Exxaro executive head of growth, technology, projects, services and ferrous Ernst Venter said on Wednesday. Speaking at an event hosted jointly by Exxaro the Southern African... →
By: Martin Creamer6th March 2014
State-owned rail enterprise Transnet was praised at Thursday’s Exxaro Resources results presentation for boosting the JSE-listed company’s coal exports by 15% last year and facilitating the doubling of them in 2014.
But at the other end of the parastatal spectrum, investors had to be assured... →
By: Natasha Odendaal22nd August 2013
JSE-listed Exxaro said it was optimistic about the “action on the ground” at State-owned Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) as it progressed plans to expand capacity on the existing rail network out of the Waterberg coal region.
The Waterberg region had one of South Africa’s largest remaining coal... →
By: Creamer Media Reporter 18th October 2012
This week: South Africa’s Labour Relations Act needs radical reform, says labour lawyer John Brand. The 'mine of future' launch is set for November. And, new smelterless technology is set to monetise stranded copper. →
By: Martin Creamer10th August 2012
Black-controlled Exxaro Resources has an interesting interplay with the media after each of its results presentations, involving Exxaro CEO Sipho Nkosi and his team sitting cheek by jowl with the media for as long as there are questions – and not ducking the questions.
While the next six months... →
By: Jean McKenzie5th June 2012
Just a few months after its acquisition of African Iron in March, Exxaro said it was making progress in the development of the Mayoko iron-ore project, in the Republic of Congo.
Executive GM of Business Growth Ernst Venter told attendees of the African Iron Ore meeting in Cape Town on Tuesday... →
By: Reuters5th June 2012
South African diversified miner Exxaro will upgrade a railway line in the Republic of Congo to transport at least 10-million tons a year by 2016 as it moves to exploit its recently acquired Mayoko iron-ore project, an official said on Tuesday.
The French-built railway, constructed in 1931,... →
By: Terence Creamer5th April 2012
Mining group Exxaro has confirmed that its coal-based Thabametsi independent power producer (IPP) project has been excluded from its new energy joint venture (JV) with Tata Power, dubbed Cennergi, but that it remains keen to move ahead with the development.
In fact, Exxaro executive GM business... →