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27/07/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     27th July 2012 Struggling platinum companies dive headlong into market development, stripping overheads; SA’s biggest iron-ore miner pays out a whopping R16bn to its BEE partners; and SA embraces new building techniques in a bid to beat the housing backlog.  

Second Take: Anglo American Platinum 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th July 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about Anglo American Platinum's future plans. 

20/07/2012 (On-The-Air) 

20th July 2012 An exciting new China/Africa investment fund throws its full weight behind the local beneficiation of South Africa’s metals and minerals; One mining job in South Africa benefits 26 other people, a new 370-page research document – paid for by the Bafokeng community – finds; and New UK research... 

Second Take: Mining investment 

19th July 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about developmental mining investment in Africa. 

13/07/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     13th July 2012 A rebirth of gold mining is on the cards thanks to new world-first South African technology; South Africa and Lesotho have signed a new treaty that has far-reaching water and electricity implications; and Tshwane this week became the fifth South Africa city to construct a bus rapid system. 

Second Take: Mining at depth  

12th July 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about AngloGold's aspirations to mine up to 5 km below surface. 

06/07/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     6th July 2012 Government, business and organised labour are in broad agreement to grow the South African mining industry by 30%; Anglo American is pledging to help build the platinum equivalent of the US’s famous Silicon Valley in South Africa; and The World Gold Council has been in South Africa to stop... 

Second Take: Mining legislation 

6th July 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the Mining Charter and nationalisation. 

Second Take: Botswana mining 

29th June 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about Botswana's potential copper, silver and coal prospects. 

29/06/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     29th June 2012 Exciting new copper and silver discoveries could be bigger than diamonds for neighbouring Botswana; Botswana is gearing up to be an energy corridor for the Southern African region; and Botswana has lowered taxes for miners to lure investors to the country. 

22/06/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     22nd June 2012 Foreign explorers have discovered a nickel deposit in Limpopo province worth more than a billion dollars; a strong call is being made for the creation of a platinum exchange to stabilise platinum mining; and a Southern African master plan just completed requires a massive potential expenditure of... 

Second Take: Platinum exchange 

22nd June 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the possibility of a platinum exchange in South Africa. 

Second Take: IMBS iron-from-waste plant 

15th June 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about Iron Mineral Beneficiation Services' iron-from-waste process. 

15/06/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     15th June 2012 Billions of rands are expected to be generated from the iron in an old waste dump in Limpopo province; The Defence Force of Finland is buying more armoured cars from South Africa; and Eskom is confident that it will be able to spend at a rate of R65-billion a year for the next six years. 

08/06/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     8th June 2012 Diamond giant De Beers will decide in two months whether or not to spend R17-billion on expanding its Venetia mine in Limpopo province; a small black-run diamond-cutting operation is proving that local diamond beneficiation is profitable; and a South African biotechnology firm has obtained... 

Second Take: Mining magic 

7th June 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the continued focus on mining in South Africa. 

01/06/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     1st June 2012 A new fluorspar start-up is the third mining company to nail its beneficiation colours firmly to its business mast; An Australian company is preparing to mine phosphates off Namibia’s ocean floor; and US legislators have visited Sasol’s mines in South Africa to view new life-saving technology for... 

Second Take: Seafloor phosphate mining 

31st May 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about Namibian Marine Phosphate's Sandpiper project, in Namibia. 

Second Take: West Africa iron-ore 

24th May 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about West Africa emerging as the next Pilbara. 

18/05/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     18th May 2012 The great China-led economic supercycle that has been boosting global economies for a decade appears to be coming to an end; he South African Navy is now allowed to operate in Tanzanian and Mozambican waters to stop piracy. 

Second Take: Mining investment 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th May 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about investment in mining. 

11/05/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     11th May 2012 Yet another black-controlled manganese mine is being built in South Africa’s richly endowed Kalahari Manganese Basin; The first major step has now been taken towards the realisation of an ambitious new South African dream – the local manufacture of fuel cells; and the State is back in steel... 

Second Take: First blast at Kudumane 

10th May 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the fourth new black-controlled managnese mining development under way in the Kalahari. 

04/05/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     4th May 2012 New US company Planetary Resources wants to mine platinum in outer space, and plans an initial space launch in the next 24 months; another African country is auctioning its mining riches rather than giving them away on a first come, first served basis; South African defence products are... 

27/04/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     27th April 2012 Prehistoric worms found deep in a Free State gold mine may hold the key to South Africa’s acid mine water problem; South Africans have been appointed to advise the government of Cameroon on the development of its mining industry; and the Gautrain Management Agency is studying the economic... 

20/04/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     20th April 2012 South Africans are spearheading a new mining thrust in bauxite-rich West Africa; Gold is supplying a missing piece in South Africa’s quest to regrow its industrialisation base; and Eskom intends taking the power of the sun to a new level in South Africa’s scorching hot Northern Cape.  

Second Take: The future of industrial gold 

19th April 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the future of industrial gold. 

13/04/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     13th April 2012 Durban’s new ‘dig-out’ port will test Transnet’s new private-sector participation scheme; South Africa’s inadequate commodity railway network is in line for a R100-billion boost; and South Africa is losing engineers to other countries because of the lack of project work in this country. 

Second Take: Transnet investment boost 

12th April 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about Transnet's R100-billion rail infrastructure investment. 

06/04/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     6th April 2012 South Africa’s State-owned Industrial Development Corporation is investing billions of rands in the platinum industry; The Department of Trade and Industry is going all out to boost South Africa’s struggling manufacturing sector. Here is another one, and Indian and South African companies have... 

Second Take: IDC invests in platinum 

5th April 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the Industrial Development Corporation's investment in platinum. 

Second Take: Petmin mulls TSX-listing  

30th March 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about steel-feed mining company Petmin's iron sands project in Labrador, Canada. 

30/03/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     30th March 2012 Job-hungry Canada is luring South African investors with billion rand loans and cheap clean electricity, Wits University is responding to South Africa’s technical needs with strong new research thrust, The Brazilian Air Force has signed an aerospace deal with South Africa’s CSIR. 

23/03/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     23rd March 2012 South African banks are being engaged to fund Liberia’s first commercial gold mine; Official bungling is preventing fully trained South African electricians from proving that they are fully qualified; and South Africa and the brand new ice-breaker ship due to arrive here in this country from... 

Second Take: SA banks in Liberia 

22nd March 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about South Africa’s banks being engaged to fund Liberia’s first commercial gold mine.  

16/03/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     16th March 2012 the South African government has been going all out to ensure that platinum company Implats is being fairly treated by the government of Zimbabwe; South Africa wants to take a leaf out of Canada’s book to save its ferrochrome business from collapse; and South Africa’s Sasol is taking steps to... 

Second Take: Zimplats agreement  

15th March 2012 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about Implats CEO David Brown's in principle agreement with the government of Zimbabwe to hand over control of the Zimplats mine. 

09/03/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     9th March 2012 The world’s first flying car is to go on display in New York next month; South Africa’s once-booming ferrochrome industry, which employs 200 000 people, is suddenly under serious threat from China; and Resource rent. That’s the name of the new tax game confronting South Africa’s mining industry. 

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