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Oct 13, 2014
Dual-listed Coalspur has been awarded a mineral surface lease for its Vista coal project, in Alberta, Canada, securing the final approval to start construction of the project. In August, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) approved the project for construction and...
Oct 13, 2014
This month’s roundup includes details of ASX- and TSX-listed coal developer Coalspur’s three approvals and licences for the Phase 1 development of its Vista project, in British Columbia; midtier gold miner Iamgold’s has declared commercial production at its Westwood...
Aug 27, 2014
ASX- and TSX-listed coal developer Coalspur has been issued three approvals and licences for the Phase 1 development of its Vista project, in Canada. The developer said on Wednesday that the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) had approved the project for construction...
Jun 23, 2014
Dual-listed coal developer Coalspur on Monday announced that it would use the remainder of this year, and part of next year, to conduct a strategic review of funding options for its Vista project, in Canada. The review would consider alternatives such as securing...
May 30, 2014
Coal developer Coalspur shares took a beating on the ASX on Friday after the company expressed concern over the development of its Vista project, in Canada. Coalspur told its shareholders on Friday that the company’s ongoing viability and the ability to continue the...
Apr 24, 2014
Global mining major Anglo American saw an across-the-board swell in production across its minerals portfolio for the first three months of the year, marred only by a hefty drop in output from its platinum business, which continues to confront persistent industrial...
Feb 28, 2014
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) in Canada has approved ASX- and TSX-listed Coalspur’s Vista coal project, paving the way for the company to finalise detailed licences and permits over the coming months. “Receipt of this approval represents an important step in...
Jan 10, 2014
Dual listed coal developer Coalspur on Friday announced that it had reached an agreement with the last remaining First Nation intervener for the development of its flagship Vista project, in Canada. The Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation was the last remaining First Nation...
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Apr 18, 2013
Dual-listed Coalspur has secured a senior debt facility for up to $350-million to fund the majority of the development for the company’s $445-million Vista coal project, in Canada. The miner said on Thursday that the facility gave Coalspur access to funding,...
Apr 12, 2013
Global engineering specialist solutions provider Kentz installed and commissioned the ArchestrA system platform software for the Gautrain rapid rail link project and has dealt with the system’s minor “teething problems, such as nuisance alarms, code faults and timing...
Mar 01, 2013
Toronto- and Sydney-listed Coalspur Mines has appointed Colin Gilligan to the position of COO effective April 1. Gilligan would be responsible for the technical and operating aspects of Coalspur's significant Vista coal project, in Alberta.
Feb 16, 2013
Toronto- and New York-listed Vista Gold on Friday said it has completed the first phase of water treatment at the Mt Todd mine site in Northern Territory, Australia, and has received authorisation to release treated water from the mine site into the Edith river,...
Dec 14, 2012
Dual listed coal developer Coalspur has agreed to the key terms for the commercial transport of coal from its Vista project, in Canada, saving the company C$20-million a year in costs. Coalspur and TSX-listed CN have agreed on a seven-year commercial contract that...
Oct 26, 2012
Dual-listed Coalspur Mines has reduced the expected capital spend requirement at its Vista coal project, in Canada, by some C$343-million, following the completion of an optimisation study. The project, which was set to achieve first production in 2015, would now...
Jun 06, 2012
US-based Vista Gold Corporation will revise the scope of the feasibility study on its Mount Todd gold project, in the Northern Territory, to incorporate an increased plant throughput following positive drill results. The TSX- and NYSE-listed Vista said that the...
May 16, 2012
Suncor Energy recently awarded its training department and VISTA Training Inc. one of eight coveted President’s Operational Excellence Awards for the implementation of the innovative TruckLogic haul truck operator training curriculum at its oil sands mine in northern...
Mar 29, 2012
ASX- and TSX-listed Coalspur has been awarded an additional five-million-tons-a-year port capacity for its Vista coal mine, in Canada. The additional tonnage takes the miner’s total export capacity to 13.5-million tons a year.
Feb 10, 2012
Independent lubricants vendor KZN Oils successfully started production of its own brand of lubricants in December.
Jan 30, 2012
Developer Coalspur has completed a bankable feasibility study (BFS) for its flagship Vista project, providing a blueprint for the largest export thermal coal mine in North America. ASX- and TSX-listed Coalspur on Monday reported that the study defined a 30-year mine...
May 24, 2011
ASX-listed Richmond Mining and its wholly owned US subsidiary, Nevada Iron, has signed a framework agreement with China’s Hebei Iron & Steel Group to fast-track the development of the Buena Vista iron-ore project, in Nevada. Hebei would seek to secure debt financing...
Apr 11, 2011
ASX- and TSX-listed Coalspur has started a bankable feasibility study (BFS) at its Vista project, in Canada, which will be completed by December, the coal explorer and developer said on Monday. “This is an exciting time for the company and all of its stakeholders as...
Mar 04, 2011
The project plans to construct the third-largest hydropower plant in the world, in the vicinity of the Xingu river, in north-eastern Brazil.
Nov 11, 2010
ASX- and TSX-listed Coalspur has reported that its prefeasibility study for the Vista coal project, in Canada, was on track for completion within the next few weeks. The coal developer also reported that the coal resource at the project had now increased by...
Nov 03, 2010
ASX- and TSX-listed Coalspur Mines increased its coal resource to over one-billion tons by defining a 168,3-million-ton resource at the North West portion of the Vista South leases, in Canada. Of the 168,3-million tons identified, 93,3-million tons fell in the...
Oct 01, 2010
ASX-listed coal developer Coalspur would seek to raise A$80-million to fund the acquisition of new coal leases to further accelerate the development of its Vista coal project, in Canada. An initial A$44-million would be raised through the issue of 55-million...
Aug 18, 2010
ASX-listed coal developer Coalspur on Wednesday reported that it would seek a dual listing on the TSX during the current quarter. The explorer, which owns the Vista coal project in Canada’s Alberta province, said it believed that listing on the TSX was a “natural...
Oct 30, 2009
With warehousing operators continually looking to achieve increased efficiency, warehousing equipment supplier Barloworld Handling has launched a next-generation electric lift truck range built to boost driver productivity.
Aug 14, 2009
The supply and installation of a high-definition internet protocol television (IPTV) digital signage video-distribution system, as well as two large-format high-resolution outdoor light-emitting diode (LED) screens for Soccer City will be completed next month.
Aug 08, 2008
UK-based London Mining on Friday announced that it had expanded into the coal industry by signing an agreement with diversified exploration and mining company Delta Mining Consolidated (DMC), to acquire up to 50,5% of DMCs subsidiary, DMC Energy, for up to...
Mar 28, 2008
The airports management company Airports Company South Africa (Acsa), announces that for the 2007/08 financial year, its Cape Town International Airport has already donated just under R1-million towards corporate social responsibility.
Mar 19, 2008
Attached please find a press release on: Microsoft’s long-awaited Windows Vista Service Pack 1 is available for download on the web from today, and the company’s Colin Erasmus promises a fix-rich release that will further improve the Windows Vista...
Feb 13, 2008
Attached please find a press release on: Sahara Holdings, via its Sahara Systems division, has secured a majority shareholding in the Woodlane consortium, through which it has acquired an interest in Stella Vista, an international supplier of mass visual...
Feb 01, 2008
Road freight and storage specialist Bell Trucking has added a 45 t Hyster reach stacker to its materials handling equipment to enhance its container handling operations, reports the company.
Sep 21, 2007
South Africa's drive to grow the economy's technology and skills base received a major boost with the launch last month at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in Port Elizabeth of a new multimillion rand centre for the training of specialists...
Jul 06, 2007
According to the Eastern Cape Business News, there are nine transport projects to be implemented by 2010, in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.
Dec 08, 2006
The project will entail the development of 90 000 m2 of land that will see the construction of shopping centres, business nodes, conferencing, recreational and entertainment facilities, specialist shops, hotels and waterfront activities.
Jul 28, 2006
Ford Motor Company, buffeted by declining sales, shrinking margins on its most profitable vehicles and a need to conserve cash, may lose $3-billion in North America this year, people familiar with the company’s internal projections said.
Jun 16, 2006
South Africa’s famed, celebrated, but, in many parts, still deprived Soweto township, on the western outskirts of the old Joburg central business district, is undergoing an economic metamorphosis, driven, substantially, by a loyal but increasingly-affluent...
Jun 15, 2006
South Africa’s famed, celebrated, but, in many parts, still deprived Soweto township, on the western outskirts of the old Joburg central business district, is undergoing an economic metamorphosis, driven, substantially, by a loyal but increasingly-affluent...
Jun 02, 2006
South Africa’s leading distributor of closed-circuit television (CCTV) and access-control equipment, Reditron, is eying the opportunity to supply some of its state-of-the-art security equipment to the 2010 Soccer World Cup.
May 26, 2006
The Department of Education (DoE) and the University of Johannesburg plan to invest R197-million in the next three years to expand the university's educational activities on the East Rand and Soweto.
Mar 03, 2006
ICT market analysts BMI-TechKnowledge has announced the publication of its latest report, South African Personal Computer Quarterly Tracker Q4 2005.
Sep 20, 2005
A R1,2-billion commercial and residential development is being planned for a 600 ha site in Jeffreys Bay, a new business node of the Kouga region, by Buchner Propvest.
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