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On-The-Air (06/11/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     6th November 2015 Desperate to cut debt, mining companies are resorting to a new phenomenon called ‘streaming’. Mining companies in Africa are creating agricultural entrepreneurs around their mines. The Ivory Coast is being hailed as the Africa’s best mining investment destination. 

Glencore debt reduction progresses on streaming deal 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th November 2015 Glencore has entered a long-term silver streaming agreement with Anani Investments and Silver Wheaton as part of its debt reduction plans. Senior deputy features editor Tracy Hancock talks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer. 

On-The-Air (30/10/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     30th October 2015 The concept of cross-border diamond collaboration was put forward at this week’s Diamond Indaba. Drones, artificial intelligence and robots – they’re all part of the ‘mine of the future’ as outlined in the City of Gold this week Mining employees received close to half of the mining... 

Call to action for review of crippling Davis tax proposals 

By: Sashnee Moodley     29th October 2015 Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley speaks to Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer about the recommendations of the Davis Committee on Tax. 

On-The-Air (23/10/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     23rd October 2015 Crippling new tax laws have been recommended for South Africa’s already maimed mining industry. Disillusioned investors are demanding radical changes to the way mining CEOs are incentivised. Transnet is setting out to penalise companies that have failed to meet their local-content... 

Convergence needed for SA mining to successfully navigate current ‘make-or-break’ phase 

By: Sashnee Moodley     22nd October 2015 Creamer Media's Leandi Kolver speaks to Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer about the state of the South African mining industry as discussed at the Joburg Indaba. 

On-The-Air (16/10/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     16th October 2015 Business Leadership South Africa this week called for the jailing of pension fund trustees who have failed to pay ex-mineworkers their pensions. Wescoal this week put up its hand up as the flag-bearer of black junior coal mining in South Africa. Sibanye this week put its new... 

2015 Joburg Indaba gets underway 

By: Sashnee Moodley     15th October 2015 Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley speaks to Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer about the highlights at the 2015 Joburg Indaba. 

On-The-Air (09/10/2015)  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2015 Analysts warned this week that South Africa’s Kumba Iron Ore would be the first big iron-ore miner to crash out of the global iron-ore market. Concern is growing that the low coal price will scuttle the rigid take-or-pay arrangements that Transnet has with coal exporters. The City of... 

Sibanye aiming to become South Africa’s mining champion 

     8th October 2015 Creamer Media's Leandi Kolver speaks to Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer about Sibanye Gold’s planned acquisitions and diversification ambitions. 

On-The-Air (02/10/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     2nd October 2015 The VW emissions scandal is opening the way for fuel cell cars that use our platinum. Top quality South African coal – once the darling of global markets – is now being left for dead as South African coal exportation gets turned on its head. Bad legislation is being blamed for the... 

VW debacle puts favourable spotlight on zero-emitting platinum fuel cell 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2015 Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the Volkswagen debacle and its effect on zero-emission value of fuel cell electric vehicles. 

On-The-Air (25/09/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     25th September 2015 It’s that time again on a Friday when AMLive presents another Update From The Coal-Face with Martin Creamer, publishing editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly. Heat that’s been going waste for decades is now being turned into valuable electricity at a platinum smelter in Rustenburg. BMW... 

On-The-Air (18/09/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     18th September 2015 A major skills elevation programme is under way in Ghana to match the leap to modern, mechanised mining in the centuries-old Ashanti goldfields. Sibanye Gold this week took firm steps towards generating its own electricity in its own power stations. Engineers are sounding the alarm... 

AngloGold, Randgold team up to revive Obuasi 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th September 2015 Creamer Media’s Leandi Kolver speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about Randgold Resources and AngloGold Ashanti's investment agreement on the Obuasi gold mine in Ghana. 

Amplats sells platinum mines to Sibanye 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th September 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about Anglo American Platinum's plan to sell its Rustenburg Platinum mining and concentrating operations to Sibanye Gold for at least R4.5-billion. 

On-The-Air (11/09/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     11th September 2015 The fast-growing mining company Sibanye has informed government that it wants to be the mining champion that the country is searching for. Anglo American Platinum is in talks to sell off more of its platinum assets. The South African Mint is considering the minting and launch of a... 

On-The-Air (04/09/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     4th September 2015 consultancies. The petroleum refining industry this week became the latest sector to warn of survival risk. Gauteng’s gold-from-dumps miners are making heaps of cash on the strong rand gold price. 

DRDGold considering share buy-back 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th September 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about surface gold miner DRDGold considering a buy-back of shares in support of its long-term shareholders. 

BHP Billiton still bullish on China 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th August 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about BHP Billiton's bullishness on China, as well as the demerged South 32's opportunity to work with Eskom on additional coal supply. 

On-The-Air (28/08/2015) 

By: Yolande Botes     28th August 2015 Mining sector stress is growing by the week with yet another South African mining company plunging into business rescue this week. The current mining slump is bringing to the fore the indispensible need for mined products in today’s world. A strong redirection of the economy upwards... 

On-The-Air (21/08/2015)

By: Martin Creamer     21st August 2015 South Africans once mighty gold mining companies are preparing for worst-case scenarios. A major effort is being made to get cargo off the roads and back on to rail using a new app. The full weight of legislation is being thrown behind South Africa’s new search for oil and gas. 

On-The-Air (14/08/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     14th August 2015 Optimum Coal’s plunge into business rescue could result in hundreds of megawatts of power being lost. Eskom has unveiled a new coal-sourcing strategy, which puts an end to the old cost-plus arrangement. The demand for gold is expected to be well up in the next two quarters of this year. 

Eskom, Optimum in dispute over coal supply deal 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th August 2015 Creamer Media's Leandi Kolver speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about power utility Eskom's dispute with Optimum over its coal supply deal. 

On-The-Air (07/08/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     7th August 2015 Sibanye Gold is over the moon about a huge new gold project it is planning on the West Rand. The zinc-rich Northern Cape is on the receiving end of a welcome R9-billions worth of investment. Mine design has been given a R50-million boost with the opening of a state-of-the-art centre... 

Optimum Coal’s business rescue 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th August 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about financially stricken Optimum Coal's double whammy. 

On-The-Air (31/07/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     31st July 2015 Anglo American Platinum’s R1-billion marketing splurge has sparked an upsurge in platinum jewellery demand in China. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has launched a world-aligned oil and gas reporting code for new listings. Cuba is reviewing its mining policies to attract foreign... 

On-The-Air (24/07/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     24th July 2015 The low iron-ore price is killing South African jobs. The world’s biggest platinum miner is taking steps to be 100% mechanised. World-class indigenous glider aircraft are being locally manufactured in unlikely Potchefstroom. 

Jobs decline on commodity prices, mechanisation 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th July 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about Kumba Iron Ore's job cuts as well as Anglo American Platinum's results. 

Coal terminal in equipment replacement drive 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th July 2015 Creamer Media's Leandi Kolver speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the Richards Bay Coal Terminal's R1.34-billion equipment replacement project to boost South Africa’s coal supply chain. 

On-The-Air (10/07/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     10th July 2015 The treatment of polluted water from the abandoned Grootvlei gold mine in Springs could provide work for 7 000 people A billion rand is being raised in support of South Africa’s new black-industrialist vision. The Botswana government this week invited tenders for the building of a solar power... 

Inland terminal rapid rail master plans 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th July 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about a new logistical concept that could facilitate the continuous flow of coal from mines to ocean terminals. 

On-The-Air (03/07/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     3rd July 2015 Strong calls were made at high level this week for government and business to work together to end the current stagnation of the South African economy. South Africans and Americans are working together brilliantly to boost the local content of locomotives. The local content of South... 

South Africa should work together to uplift local economy 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd July 2015 Creamer Media's Leandi Kolver speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the state of the South African economy and mineral beneficiation. 

Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana massacre – outcomes 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th June 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the outcomes of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana massacre. 

On-The-Air (19/06/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     19th June 2015 Global giant Glencore is putting millions into education in South Africa’s coalfields. Global pressure against the use of fossil fuels could hasten the introduction of clean coal technologies. Jobless mining engineering graduates are pleading for a look in. 

Glencore invests in education, sees coal undersupply 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th June 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about Glencore's social and labour plan commitment to the department of Mineral Resources. 

Glencore puts millions into education in Mpumalanga coalfields 

     12th June 2015 Mining and marketing giant Glencore, which recently provided R2.76-million in funding for the LaunchPad video mentoring facility for learners in the Phola community of Mpumalanga, on Friday also launched a R75-million state-of-the-art school in Phola for learners in the province's coalfields,... 

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