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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,... 

On-The-Air (12/06/2015) 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th June 2015 SA's search for new metals and minerals is “desperately” underfunded, according to Nedbank Capital; Diamond beneficiation in Botswana has hit a very rough patch; Jobless mining engineering graduates are pleading for a look in. 

The mining sector’s contribution to Botswana’s economy shrinking  

     11th June 2015 Creamer Media's Leandi Kolver speaks to Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer about mining’s contribution to the Botswana economy, as discussed at the thirteenth Botswana Resource Sector conference. 

On-The-Air (05/06/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     5th June 2015 Strong calls were made this week for South Africa to follow the Canadian and Australian models of encouraging exploration – or run the risk of losing out on exploration investment altogether. 

The Junior Mining Indaba 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th June 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the Junior Mining Indaba. 

On-The-Air (29/05/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     29th May 2015 South African platinum power is beginning to spread through the world with 1 000 fuel-cell cars targeted for the UK this year. X-ray technology developed by the South African mining industry has advanced from mines to hospitals and mortuaries. Sugar producer Illovo is at the ready to... 

Platinum-powered Hyundais take to the UK streets 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th May 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about Korean automotive manufacturer Hyundai fuel cell ix35 vehicle, which will stimulate future demand for platinum. 

On-The-Air (22/05/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     22nd May 2015 It’s the end of an era as diamond-giant De Beers prepares to exit diamond-mining in Kimberley, the city where it all began 127 years ago. The Chamber of Mines this week gave a sneak preview of its new plan to put South Africa’s mining industry back on the front foot. The world’s first fly farm is... 

South32 shares rise on JSE debut 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st May 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about South32's listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. 

On-The-Air (15/05/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     15th May 2015 Every Friday morning, SAfm’s AMLive’s radio anchor Sakina Kamwendo speaks to Martin Creamer, publishing editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly.  Reported here is this Friday’s At the Coalface transcript: Kamwendo: South Africa’s famous Cullinan diamond mine is about to receive a massive new... 

On-The-Air (08/05/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     8th May 2015 The new spinoff from the world’s biggest mining company comes with a 200-job sweetener to the Gold City; The South32 spinoff also opens the way for black business to take over the ownership of major South African aluminium assets; Mali is introducing advanced new mining technology that goes well... 

South32 to hit the ground running after ‘yes’ vote 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th May 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the demerging of the South32 mining company from BHP Billiton. 

On-The-Air (01/05/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     4th May 2015 Global shareholders will decide on Wednesday whether or not to strip out all the South African assets from the world’s biggest mining company. The 300 000-strong Bafokeng community this week dealt a blow to beneficiation by selling out of South Africa’s once-mighty ferrochrome business.... 

On-The-Air (24/04/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     24th April 2015 South Africa’s troubled State-owned enterprises have been urged to consider a 20% private shareholding to keep them disciplined and transparent. A new dust control system is expected to bring an end to the curse of silicosis, the silent killer of tens of thousands of mineworkers. A... 

Goldman Sachs bullish on SA  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th April 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about Goldman Sachs' bullishness on investment in South Africa. 

On-The-Air (17/05/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     17th April 2015 The world’s biggest investment bank – Goldman Sachs – this week gave South Africa a firm thumbs up as a favourable investment destination. Mechanised mining has been given the thumbs up by labour unions in South Deep gold agreement. Mining went into orbit this week with the launch of... 

South32 spin-off from BHP turns bearish 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th April 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the planned spin-off of South32 from BHP Billiton turning bearish, with an unprecedented number of ‘sell’ recommendations by analysts. 

On-The-Air (10/04/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     10th April 2015 South Africa’s power problems are presenting platinum miners with a huge new growth opportunity 

Fuel cell offers platinum opportunities 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th April 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the opportunity opening up for platinum demand owing to the electricity crisis. 

Opportunity to improve mining tax – KPMG 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th March 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about mining taxation. 

On-The-Air (27/03/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     27th March 2015 An exciting new technology uses only a tenth of the electricity to produce platinum; Calls are being renewed for South Africa to adopt the Canadian flow-through tax model; Eskom’s cash flow problem is endangering the renewal of important power purchasing agreements. 

On-The-Air (20/03/2015) 

By: Martin Creamer     20th March 2015 Two Australian companies have come forward to help Eskom meet its primary energy needs 

ARM forced to close Machadodorp furnace on electricity prices 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th March 2015 Creamer Media's Shannon de Ryhove speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about ARMs’ urgent request that government intervene seriously to establish Eskom as a competitive, cost-effective, reliable provider of electricity. 

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