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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi is a Creamer Media Senior Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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YES helps position S Africa as credible springboard into continent again

17th May 2019 Foreign direct investment is critical to the development of the South African economy and some innovative thinking by the Department of Trade and Industry has turned recently gazetted amendments regarding the Youth Employment Service into an additional arrow in the DTI’s quiver on a recent... 

More than 200 companies have signed up to YES scheme

17th May 2019 Since President Cyril Ramaphosa launched the Youth Employment Service (YES) in March last year, companies have jointly committed to realising nearly 18 000 work opportunities. The President on Thursday met with YES candidates who started their paid work experience at Nedbank and responded to... 

Kibo gets nod to engage on Mbeya offtake

17th May 2019 Aim- and JSE-listed Kibo Energy has received formal notice from the Tanzania Electric Supply Company to develop the Mbeya coal-to-power project for the export market. This enables the company to engage with African power pools regarding offtake agreements.  

New skills needed for people to succeed in the 4IR workplace

16th May 2019 As the world continues to evolve and adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), education is no longer the only requirement for success in the workplace. Skills such as communication, learning, attitude and emotional intelligence have also become important, economist Mike Schüssler said... 

Sanedi launches two solar heating system projects

15th May 2019 South African National Energy Development Institute (Sanedi) on Wednesday launched the first solar district heating system in South Africa at the University of the Witwatersrand’s (Wits’) Junction Campus, as well as the largest solar process heat system in sub-Saharan Africa at the Klein Karoo... 

Applications open for another round of AlphaCode incubation

14th May 2019 Rand Merchant Investment Holdings, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Royal Bafokeng Holdings have invited applications for the AlphaCode Incubate startup support initiative. To qualify, a business must be at least 51% black-owned and must operate in the financial services space. 

Ariana gets ready for 2 000 m drilling

14th May 2019 Aim-listed Ariana Resources is gearing up for a 2 000 m drilling programme at its Salinbas gold project, where it was recently granted a ten-year renewal of its licence. The company has set up a reverse circulation drill rig to soon start the drilling programme, and MD Dr Kerim Sener says it... 

UJ designs mobile lab to aid in water contamination testing

14th May 2019 The University of Johannesburg (UJ) has created a mobile lab for water testing, amid various sewage spills in South Africa. The Transnet National Ports Authority reported earlier this month that it had prohibited angling and diving activity at the Durban port, owing to a massive sewage spill in... 

Savannah eager to benefit from France, Germany battery consortium

14th May 2019 Aim-listed Savannah Resources has welcomed France and Germany’s establishment of a European cross-border battery cell consortium. The consortium aims to develop next-generation batteries for electric vehicles.  

Sierra Metals still expects to meet 2019 guidance despite strike

14th May 2019 Despite losing 12 days of production to an illegal strike at the Yauricocha mine, in Peru, and reporting a slower-than-expected ramp up of throughput at its Mexico mines, Sierra Metals still expects to achieve its 2019 production guidance, CEO Igor Gonzales said on Tuesday. The TSX-listed miner... 


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